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Posture and Poise Tuesday 22 May 2018 - Week 4


Its Week 4 of the Series from Posture and Poise...as a reminder here are the links to

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

So Week 4 sequence is going through the previous 3 weeks and to see the positive results of your work.

1. First Thing in the Morning

Upon waking up clean your tongue, mouth and teeth and wash your face

2. Before taking any breakfast

Drink half a cup of warm water

3. At a time of the day that suits you ... breath

Whether it is first thing in the morning or mid afternoon or the evening sit and make yourself comfortable and breath 7 rounds of nice easy breathes. A round is made up of 1 in and 1 out breathe.

4. At a time of the day that suits you AFTER breathe work in 3 above

Stand straight, tadasana, as still as you can, placing your arms along the side of your body. Keep your feet together and eyes open. Do this for 1 minute. Repeat this for 1 minute with eyes closed. You should be still and no wobbles with excellent balance now for this minute - picture 1.

5. Next repeat 4 above but this time with EYES OPEN on TIP TOES for 1 minute - picture 2.

6. Next repeat 5 above but this time with EYES CLOSED on TIP TOES for 1 minute - picture 2.

7. Next vriksasana, tree pose on the left leg

Stand straight, as still as you can, placing your arms along the side of your body. Keep your feet together and eyes open. Bring your hands together in prayer mode and bend your left knee and bring your foot to rest against the ankle of your right straight leg - picture 3.

Do this for 2 minutes with eyes open. Repeat this for 2 minutes with eyes closed.

8. Next, vriksasana repeat 7 with the right leg

Stand straight, as still as you can, placing your arms along the side of your body. Keep your feet together and eyes open. Bring your hands together in prayer mode and bend your right knee and bring your foot to rest against the ankle of your left straight leg - picture 3.

Do this for 2 minutes. Repeat this for 2 minutes with eyes closed.

9. Repeat 7 left leg with eyes open bring the foot of the bent knee and place it on the inner thigh of the above the standing leg, arms in prayer stance. Hold this for 4 minutes - pictures 4.

10. Repeat 8 right leg with eyes open bring the foot of the bent knee and place it on the inner thigh of the above the standing leg, arms in prayer stance. Hold this for 4 minutes - pictures 4.

11. Repeat 9 left leg with eyes open bring the foot of the bent knee and place it on the inner thigh of the above the standing leg, this time take your arms above your head - picture 5. Hold this for 2 minutes.

12. Repeat 9 right leg with eyes open bring the foot of the bent knee and place it on the inner thigh of the above the standing leg, this time take your arms above your head - picture 5. Hold this for 2 minutes.

Holding vriksasana with hands above your head is a major achievement - just take a look at your posture in the mirror and go WOW!

M

Credit & Talent

Thank you to all the talent below which made this post so good.

Image 1 - World News Guru

Image 2 - wisegeek.com​

Image 3 - satyaliveyoga.com.au

Image 4 - my human experience

Image 5 - yogalily.com

Image 6 - yanalya freepik

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