Tired? We hear. And yoga can help. Kundalini, or the science of breathing and angles, to avoid teaches traditional static postures to awaken the cosmic energy is believed to be dormant in all of us. The following five yoga postures Anna Getty, an instructor at Yoga Golden Bridge in Los Angeles and creator of a DVD series including Yoga Divine Mother Prenatal , will give a boost friendly energy and are especially effective as yoga routine morning .
Hold each pose for up to 20 minutes. The extended length and movement in each pose is to build and maintain maximum energy. Keep practicing these postures when eyes closed. Get ready for practice by chanting Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo (pronounced ong nah nah roo dayv mo mo goo ) – “I bow to the creative wisdom in myself , ” -three times.
1. Spinal Flex / Camel Ride
Sit cross-legged, clinging to the calves or shins. Inhale and lift your chest forward and up. Inhale and exhale while around your spine, chin to chest. Start slowly and increase the pace steadily. Continue for 3 minutes. This movement releases the energy locked in the spine.
2. Ego Eradicator
Sit with your legs crossed. Place your thumbs (minus) on the palms of hands for opposing fingers are just below fold finger in the mounds of hand. Leave open thumbs like you’re thumbing. Keep your hands above the head of an angle of 60 degrees. Breathe rapidly through the nose, emphasizing exhalation like a panting dog (this is called Breath of Fire). Hold for 1 to 3 minutes. Finally, brings thumbs up, open the remaining fingers, and release hands down.
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3. Pump Arm
I interlace fingers in front of you. Put your hands together for face knuckles, palms in. Inhale, bring your arms up and up. Exhale, lower knee hands. Continue this movement with a strong breath, inhaling arms up, exhale arms down. Start with 3 minutes to build up to 7 minutes. To end, inhale with arms up. Hold your breath for 15 seconds. Exhale and release hands down. The pumping movement stimulates the energy flow from the backbone to other body parts.
4. Stretch Pose
Sit on the floor with legs extended. With each hand, grab corresponding toe. (Or grab your ankles or calves.) Inhale and arch your back straight and upward. Exhale, bend at the waist and lower your head to your knees. Inhale, arch your back straight, exhale, bend down at the waist. Continue this movement in a steady increase rate of 1 to 3 minutes. I quickly folded forward and backward encouraged to distribute energy throughout the body. You might even feel a little dizzy.
5. Back Platform Pose
Sit on the floor with your legs in front of you. Place your hands 6 to 12 inches rear bumper, fingertips facing feet. Lift rear floor. Squeezing butt, thighs and calves, abs participate. Fall head back so that it is straight from the top of the head to tip of the toes. Hold the position and start a quick breath of fire. Continue for 1 minute. Finally, hold your breath and posture for 15 seconds. Gently lower the body down and relax in Corpse pose.