Seated warmup sequence continued

12 Extend your right leg on a diagonal and raise your arms above your head with your palms facing in.

Place your right

Stretch to the right to

Perform Seated Side

palm on the floor

move into Seated Side

Bend for your other

beside your right hip

Bend and stretch the

side and then return

and raise your left

side of your body.

to Easy Pose.

arm overhead.

For information on

Seated Side Bend,

see page 82.

Turn your upper body

• Simple Twist helps to

Perform Simple Twist

toward the right and

increase the flexibility

for your other side

move into Simple

of your spine and

and then return to

Twist.

upper back.

Easy Pose.

• For information on

Simple Twist, see

page 84.

Bring the soles of your

• For information on

• Bound Angle Pose

feet together in front

Bound Angle Pose,

provides a stretch to

of you to move into

see page 76.

your groin and inner

Bound Angle Pose.

thighs.

12 Extend your right leg on a diagonal and raise your arms above your head with your palms facing in.

Bend forward from your hips over your right leg to move into Head to Knee Pose.

• For information on Head to Knee Pose, see page 98.

Head to Knee Pose stretches the back of your legs.

Repeat Head to Knee Pose for your other side and then return to Easy Pose.

You can perform Reclined Warm-Up Sequence to prepare your entire body for a yoga session. This sequence increases your blood circulation, warms up your muscles and increases the flexibility of your joints. Reclined Warm-Up Sequence can also soothe your nervous system and

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