Beginner Stretch

In this beginner yoga sequence, we increase flexibility in muscles throughout the body and get to know some of the basic yoga poses.

LEVEL

  • Beginner

PRIMARY MUSCLES STRETCHED

  • Calves, hamstrings and lower back.
  • Hips.
  • Shoulders, triceps, spine and obliques.

KEY POSES

EQUIPMENT

  • Mat
  • Block to sit on (optional)

TIMING

  • This is a great session to do in the morning.

TIP

  • When you’re sitting cross-legged, its crucial that your spine is straight. You may have to sit on one or more blocks to achieve this. Your hips should be above, or in line with, your knees.