Opening the Heart

Opening the Heart

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This morning we practiced a sequence of chest and shoulder openers with an emphasis on keeping the lumbar spine long.

urdhva mukha svanasanaSwastikasana
Adho Mukha Virasana
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Urdhva Baddhanguliasana
Urdhva Hastasana
Virabhadrasana I
Paschima Baddha Hastasana
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Salamba Sirsasana
Virasana in Sirsasana
Adho Mukha Virasana
Supta Virasana
Paryankasana on a brick
Paryankasana keeping elbows on the floor
Eka Pada Bekasana
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana on a chair
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana hands on block, pelvis on blocks or bolster
Adho Mukha Svanasana
Salamba Sarvangasana

Great to start going to your Monday class. Funny how what seems the simplest of asanas, such as mountain pose, can be so fundamental to everything. Never really thought about it before…! Loved your Kill Bill reference too, although my toes are staying right where they are 🙂