Hey everyone, so today we're going to tackle another Yoga for Weight Loss video. Really, this is just a practice that is intended to wake up, and strengthen, and perhaps tone all the major muscle groups, or at least most of them. We're also playing with ease, and also hopefully increasing flexibility in the body. Also going to tap into the breath and find what feels good.
So to begin, today we're going to start flat on our backs. Go ahead and get comfortable here. Oh, yeah. And I'm a little sore from my previous practice yesterday and the day before, so we'll just see what happens. And, you know, that's a good little lesson as we kind of step on the mat, and step into the present moment, for a good little reminder to just open your mind uto new experience.
Forget what you previously know or have experienced on the mat. Maybe you've tried a video before, and didn't get all the way through it, or didn't quite like it. It wasn't your thing, or your body wasn't feeling up for it that day. So just kind of hit the refresh button, and just open yourself up to seeing what happens. I am happy to guide you through this video today. Let's begin with a nice, long, beautiful neck here, tucking the chin to the chest. Closing the eyes. Letting the hands rest either gently at your side or gently on the belly. Mine feel best here on the hip creases today, for some reason.
Again, just seeing what happens. Opening yourselves up to the present moment. I breathe. Our awareness to the breath. Begin to deepen the breath here.Take a nice, full belly breath in. The belly might rise as you inhale, and fall as you exhale. Also, reach the fingertips up and overhead. Keep deepening the breath here. And throughout the practice today, see if you can find nice, long, smooth deep...
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