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Adrienne Hey my friends. Welcome to Day 7 of 30 Days of Yoga with Adrienne. I’m Adrienne of course, and today our practice is like 7 minutes in heaven for the seventh day, except it’s a little bit longer than 7 minutes. But we can do it because we’ll be doing it together. Let’s go. All right my friends today we are going to begin in a nice comfortable crosslegged position. You can sit up on a blanket or a block if you need to. We’ll begin with a nice deep.

Breath in as we draw the shoulders up towards the ears and exhale, down they go. Inhale, squeeze the shoulders up towards the ear lobes. Now exhale, drop the elbow, shoulder blades, glide in together and down, so you can visualize that movement in the back body. Inhale. Lift. Squeeze, squeeze, squeeze and exhale. Release. Drop. And one more time. Inhale, lift and squeeze. Deep breath in. Exhale. We arrive here on the mat today for our practice. Close your eyes. Just take a moment to get settled in. Let go of the day.

Thus far. Put off the items on the to do list, you can just place them to the side for now. And choose to enjoy your practice today. See what it serves up. Begin to deepen your breath. Notice any thoughts, emotions that come across. And we’ll focus inward, bringing our attention to elongating that inhalation and lengthening out through the exhale as well. Smile. Choose to find what feels good on the mat today. Here we go. Opening the eyes we’re going to spread the palms wide. Just take a look at your palms.

Day 7 Total Body Yoga 30 Days of Yoga

And then bring this focus with you forward on to all fours. Start with a gentle catcow here nice and easy. You know what to do. You might close the eyes. Really check in with the spine today. Maybe you’re a little sore in the abdominals from yesterday so this should feel really yummy as you find beautiful lines in the body. Paying attention to the sensations as we go back and forth and then whenever you’re ready, of course, you know I like to break the rules, veering off the railroad tracks here and finding.

Whatever movement feels good here. Checking of the shoulders, the neck, sending the hips a little left to right. You might even curl the toes under for a little foot stretch. You might begin to draw circles with the ribcage, particularly if you’re belly is sore. Yay. Transformation station over here! Thirtydays of yoga with Adrienne. Thirtydays of yoga basically. My name just happens to be Adrienne and I’m so grateful that I get to share this experience with you and guide you so thank you. From our catcow, we’ll curl the toes under, walk the palms forward and send those hip.

Bones up and back. Keep the knees bent here for our first couple breaths. Stretching through the side body really strong here. It’s going to be a nice side body opener today so really stretching through the sides, pedaling it out. Keeping the knees bent soft. Pressing into the palms. Pressing the fleshy part between the index finger and thumb. Let’s take one more deep breath in here my friends. And exhale. Long breath out. Bend the knees. We’re going to go for a slow walk. Really slow. Having some fun stretching through the.

Legs, stretching through the feet. Coming into our presence for today, just kind of giving ourselves permission to be in the moment. And, you know, chances are you have a busy life. Here we are in a forward fold, take a couple breaths. You have a busy life, busy career, or a lot on your plate whether it’s with your family or with your heart. And so just relish in this moment, this time that you’ve taken for yourself. It’s important. It will make everything else run a little bit smoother, hopefully, happier, with more.

Ease. So, give yourself permission to just be in the moment. All right, hopefully you’ve been working out the kinks here. I don’t know what this is. Looks like a, I don’t know. And, on your next breath in we’ll press into the feet, tuck the chin into the chest and roll up through several breath cycles here, so take it nice and slow. And we loop the shoulders forward, up and back and the crown of the head lifts up towards the heavens. We take a deep breath in as we draw the palms together mountain pose, tadasana.

We find soft knees and we have some fun by inhaling, reaching the finger tips up and overhead, full body stretch. Exhaling down through the midline today. Inhale. Halfway lift your aversion. Flat back and exhale, soften and bow. Inhale all the way back up. And exhale back down you go. So you can rain the fingertips if you want to open the shoulders or go through the midline. Anything goes here. Moving with your breath. Inhale. Halfway lift. Exhale, bow. This time stepping or hopping the feet back to plank. Take your time. And slowly lowering the body.

All the way down to the belly. Inhale, cobra. Deep breath in. Exhale. Release. Curl the toes under. Transition up to downward facing dog. Inhale. In through the nose. Exhale out through the mouth. Long breath. Inhale. Slide the right leg up high. Take a deep breath in here. And exhale. Squeeze the right knee all the way up in towards your heart. Draw your nose to your knee. Breathe in. Breathe out. Inhale. Three legged dog. Ande exhale, stepping that right foot all the way in through center. And we’ll pivot on the back foot and inhale. Reach the fingertips up high to warrior one.

Deep breath in here. We’re going to hook the thumbs together here, kind of like a wootang. Yoga version of wootang. And really pressing the thumbs together, I’m going to inhale, open my heart up towards the sky. Exhale. Send the fingertips to the right. So nice side body opener here as we squeeze the inner thighs towards the midline. Still sink into that front knee then inhale back to center and exhale to the left. Feel the skin of the side body stretch. Open your heart, keep it lifted and exhale back to center. Break free.

Open the chest and shoulders, we’ll pivot on the back foot belly comes to the top of the thigh and we plant the palms and vinyasa. Sliding the right toes back, shifting your weight forward, hug the elbows in. You can always lower the knees here, lifting up to Cobra. Otherwise we go chaturanga to upward facing dog, opening the chest and shoulders. Lift up through your arms and chest. Deep breath in and on an exhale we move to downward facing dog. Drop the right heel, this time inhale. Slide the left leg up high. Deep breath in here, long breath out. Then.

Squeeze that left knee all the way up in towards your heart, draw your nose to your knee, press away from the earth. And then we send that left foot up three legged dog deep breath in, and exhale up and into your lunge. Stick with your breath open your heart. Deep breath in. When you’re ready, pivoting on that back foot we rise it strong, warrior one. Great. This time we hook the opposite thumbs, so just kind of switch the normal hook and we come here to yoga with Adrienne. Maybe we could do a wootang colab, that would be.

Awesome. Anyway, and up and over we go to the left this time. Pull the left hip crease back, stretching that back leg, and then through center and to the right. And inhale to center. Exhale. Break free, belly comes to the top of the thigh and we pivot on the back foot and we find our vinyasa. Smile. Move with your breath. See if you can keep this nice and slow. Exhale to downward facing dog. Take a deep breath in here, and a long exhale out, let it go. Make sure you’re not holding in the neck, the shoulders. Bend the knees generously,.

Belly comes to the tops of the thighs we inhale in, look forward on an exhale, float towards the top of your mat. You can spring or you can go for a slow walk again. Up and over we go. Great inhale halfway lift. Then exhale soften and bow. Soften through the knees spread your fingertips, inhale. Take it all the way up, full body stretch and exhale back down to the heart. Awesome my friends, here we go again. Inhale, reaching it up, follow your breath. Exhale, diving forward. Inhale, halfway lift. Exhale, bow. Inhale, step or hop the.

Feet back to plank. Exhale, lower down, chaturanga to up dog or all the way down to Cobra. Inhale. Open your heart. Exhale. Release. Curl the toes under. Press it up and back. Downward facing dog. Inhale in. Big exhale out. Drop the left heel. Inhale, slide the right leg up high. Exhale. This time we’re going to bend the right knee, bring it up and over towards the right elbow. Shifting our weight forward, right knee kisses right elbow. Keep your gaze forward here. Deep breath in. Exhale. Threelegged dog.

Now this time, crossing right knee over to kiss the left elbow. Gazes forward. Hug it up and in. And release threelegged dog. Last time, back through the center line we squeeze nose to knee. Inhale threelegged dog and then stepping that right foot all the way up and into your lunge once again. Open your heart. Stay light on your fingertips. Then we’ll pivot on that back leg and once again rise up strong, warrior one. I’ve got some fuzzies on me today. Warrior one. Beautiful posture here. We really open the heart and.

Really lengthen the tail bone down. Find your breath. Then inhale. Carve a line with your nose, look up. Exhale. Keep your heart open as you bring your hands to your waist line. Now press into your right foot, straighten that right leg. Keep a flat back as long as possible as we inhale in and exhale. Begin to bow forward. Pull the right hip crease back. Maybe you just go this far or this far, but just go as far as the spine speaks to you, keeping a flat back, so if starts to round and collapse, keep it straight.

How’s your lower belly Draw your navel up, dial the lower rib cage in. Take one more breath here and then exhale. We release. Rounding the spine. Fingertips come to the mat. If you have a block sometimes it’s nice to lift the floor up to you while we’re building space here. Top of the left thigh spirals in. Right hip crease pulls back. Maybe walk the fingertips a little further back, just be present. How’s your breath And then press into the outer edge of your back foot. Bring the hands to the waistline.

We loop the shoulders in. Inhale, rise up once again. Bend that front knee, we inhale, return warrior one. Breath in and out. Crickity old floor. So now I’m going to drop the right arm underneath the left. Bring the palms together as I inhale, garudasana arms. Inhale. Elbows lift up. Exhale, fingertips reach out. Stay strong in that back leg, my friends. Inhale in. And exhale out. Beautiful. Unravel the arms. We inhale, rise up, and exhale, release. Vinyasa. Move nice and slow. Feel free to skip this if you’re needing a little more of a restorative.

Practice today, then you might skip the vinyasa and take and extended child’s pose. And together we’ll meet back and downward facing dog. Drop the right heal and inhale, lift the left leg up high. Bend that left knee and think up and over as you kiss left knee to left elbow now, gazes forward, strong center. Inhale, rise back up threelegged dog. Exhale, left elbow, excuse me, left knee to right elbow. Navel draws up. Inhale threelegged dog, last one, you got this, super strong. Exhale. Nose to knee right through the center. Hug it in,.

Hug it in, hug it in. Inhale threelegged dog, and exhale, stepping up into your lunge. Good job my friends. Pivot on the back foot. Whenever you’re ready, rise up into your warrior one, nice and strong. Find your breath, become grounded here again, finding that upward current of energy in the front body, grounding through the back body, strong back leg. Breathe, breathe, breathe. Inhale, carve a line with the nose, look up and exhale. Float the fingertips down to the waistline. Straighten through that front leg, keep the crown of the head extending up, and.

Exhale. We fold forward, nice flat back. Elbows drawing back. Shoulders blades together. Maintain this flat backed position. Explore here. Notice if the shoulders are dipping one way and then the another. Pay attention to the details. Use this practice of listening to expand awareness and of course, yes, build some strength. Then gently we’ll release. Bring in the fingertips to the earth or hands to a block. Breathe deep here. Top of the right thigh is spiraling in and out towards the back edge of the mat. We pull the left hip crease back and maybe we relax the weight of the head down.

Now we’ll draw the hands to the waistline and slowly rise up. Bend that front knee and return to your warrior one. Find your breath. Press into that back heel. And this time we’ll draw the left arm underneath the right, palms come together or not. And we inhale, lift the elbows up tall and exhale. Send the fingertips out. Find your breath. Inhale in. Don’t forget about the lower belly. Exhale. One more breath. Then we gently unravel. Pivot on the back foot. Come back down, and vinyasa. Downward facing dog. Take a second here to release. Hit the refresh button. Bend your.

Knees, and slowly we inhale, look up. Exhale, step, float or hop towards the front edge of your mat. Inhale halfway lift, nice long beautiful neck. And exhale, soften and bow. All the way back up, here we go, inhale, spread the fingertips. Reach it up nice and tall, and exhale back down to your heart. Observe your breath. Notice how you feel. And one last round, here we go. Soft knees. Inhale, spread the fingertips. Reach it up. Exhale. Diving forward. Enjoy this move. Inhale half way lift. Exhale, bow. Step, or hop the.

Feet back to plank and slowly we lower down. After your vinyasa, send the hip bones, the hips back, downward facing dog. Drop the left heal, inhale, slide the right leg high. Bend the right knee to right elbow, and we repeat. Kiss. Inhale, threelegged dog. Exhale, right knee to left elbow, look forward. Inhale. Threelegged dog. Exhale straight to center. Inhale, threelegged dog. Exhale all the way up and into your lunge, pivot on the back foot. This time we’re going to spiral all the way up and open into our warrior two.

Find nice strong legs here. Radiate energy out through the fingertips. Deep breath in as we reach forward, up and back. Peaceful warrior. And now inhale, extend through the right fingertips. Exhale, all the way to my extended side angle. So, right elbow’s going to soften on the top of that right thigh, and I’ll draw my left fingertips down to come up, so really plugging in that shoulder as they open up here. Lean back, bottom rib cage shining up towards sky. Press into the outer edge of that back foot.

If you want you can use your block here to slowly grow this pose, bringing it to the ground here so we can open up. Maybe you’re already bringing your fingertips down. Take a deep breath in wherever you are. Spiral your heart up towards the sky. And then on an exhale we’re just going to gently pivot back down to our lunge. Plant the palms and take your vinyasa. And downward facing dog. Inhale, full breath into the nostrils, and exhale completely through the mouth. Drop the right heel, inhale, slide the left leg.

High. Exhale, bending left knee to kiss left elbow, look forward. Inhale, threelegged dog, nice and swift. Exhale, over to the right elbow. Kiss. Last one. You got this. Inhale, threelegged dog and exhale, nose to knee. Inhale, lift it up, and exhale into your lunge. Awesome. Pivot on the back foot. Send those fingertips forward, up and back, and here we rise up. Virabhadrasana two. Lean back into it. Strong legs, strong foundation. Inhale, reach the left fingertips now forward, up and back. Take up space here as you find this.

Peaceful warrior. Stretch it out. Relax your shoulders, sink into that front knee, and then on an exhale, slowly move all the way up and through into our extended side angle. So softening onto this elbow, but not collapsing, so keeping that space nice and beautiful. Drop the right fingertips down. Sink down low, drop your hips and inhale. We open extended side angle. So there are lots of variations here, we can bring the fingertips to the earth, come here or here. We can also use that sweet little block at any level to help us, here,.

Or here, or here. You might begin to open up your gaze towards to heavens. Open your heart, take a breath in, tuck your pelvis in. And on an exhale begin to release, dialing it back down towards the earth, and we take a vinyasa. Plant your palms. Shift your weight forward. Here we flow. From downward facing dog, I’m going to slowly lower the knees and I’m going to prepare for a sidearm balance before I flip my burger and take a rest. So, this is going to be a.

Little different for everyone. A little sidearm balance play time. So, I’m going to go into sideplank and then eventually into a deeper sidebody stretch. You can do that with me, if you know that you want to work on maybe a sidearm balance here, or a crow or something like that. Anything that changes your perspective. I think it would be nice stretching through the sidebody. So for those who want to try moving along with me, I’m going to bring the right palm into center line, and then I’m going to come into a plank. Then I’m going.

To come on to the outer edge of my right foot, keep my hips lifted as I stack my ankles and inhale. Open up through my left wing. Now I’m keeping a nice extension through the crown of the head, I come into side plank here. I can always bend that top leg for a little more support. Everyone, lift your hips, open your heart. Stay here or work here. Or, drop the fingertips, just like we did in extended sideangle, and find a nice length from the outer edge of the left foot, all the way up through those left fingertips. If your’e feeling.

Frisky, you might lift the leg, you might even come into a tree pose or any variation here. Or save that for another day. Deep breath in. One more breath here my friends. And then on exhale, collapse, or fall. Release. Downward facing dog. Nice work my friends. Deep breath in. Long breath out. Slowly lower to the knees. And we’ll take it to the other side. Left palm comes the center and then I come into my plank. Turning onto the outer edge of my left foot this time, I grow tall reaching the right fingertips up, lifting my hips.

Full body experience here, full body strengthener. Remember your neck is an extension of the spine. Stay here or drop the right fingertips down to come up and I really find this beautiful line in the right side of the body. Lifting the heart, lifting the hips. Again you can take a little variation here. And then I slowly release. Send it back, downward facing dog. Final breath here. Inhale fully. And exhale fully. Sweet. Lower the knees bring them together. Take a moment here in child’s pose, sending the fingertips back. Rest your for head down.

Let it go. Relax your shoulders. And then we’ll slowly tuck the chin into the chest and transition to flat back. When you arrive, take your palms into your knees and we’re going to open the knees wide. Take a second to just kind of teeter totter here. Relaxing the shoulders and the elbows down. Relaxing through the ankles and the feet and you might even close your eyes. Just kind of letting gravity doing the work here and feeling the wonderful support of the earth underneath your spine. And slide your hands all the way.

In to grab the arches of your feet. And we’ll keep the tail bone lengthening down as you draw the heels, the soles of the feet up towards the sky, happy baby. Can find a little movement here or you can just relish in the stillness. Working actively from the inside out. Then gently releasing. Soles of the feet come to the mat. I slide them all the way down and I reach my fingertips up and overhead. Walk the heels towards the bottom left edge of your corner and then shimmy your head and shoulders towards the top left.

Edge of your corner. Take the right hand, grab the right wrist and think up and over as you breathe into the right side body. For a deeper stretch, lift the right foot. Cross the right ankle over the left, so you’re creating a little crescent moon here. Supported and here you can really dig deep into the power of the breath. Notice how each inhale stretches the skin of the body. Creates space, invites in more ease. It’s that good, good energy. Good juju. I believe it. Gently release back to center. Go ahead and center yourself first. And then, mindfully,.

We’ll walk the heels towards the bottom right corner. Head and shoulders, trying not to sing the song. Head and shoulders shimmy up towards the top right corner. And I grab my left wrist this time. This might be enough. If you want a little more, if it felt awesome last time, you might lift that left leg up, cross that left ankle over the right. Breathe here. Sacrum’s nice and steady on the earth. Should feel no tension or pressure in the pelvic area or lower back. So if you are, come out of it a little bit. And then find.

Your breath. And then gently we’ll release. Center ourselves back on the mat. Take a second to press the palms into the earth and hug the knees up towards the chest. Nice and easy, twisting knees to the left and then to the right. So just keeping it nice and soft here today. More of a massage than a holding effect. Just kind of twisting it out before we relax. Of course, if there’s anything else you want to add to your practice, now’s the time to ask yourself what else could I use today Using these practices to inspire you. Encourage.

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