No ex­cuses! START YOUR YOGA JOUR­NEY HERE…

Good Housekeeping (UK) - - Good Health -

Adriene has put to­gether this ex­clu­sive Good House­keep­ing yoga rou­tine to help you look and feel great. She says, ‘A lit­tle goes a long way – so take some time for your­self each day and re­peat the se­quence if you want a longer ses­sion.’ Re­mem­ber to start gen­tly and don’t overdo the stretches. En­joy!

1 SUKHASANA

MED­I­TA­TION SEAT ❖ Be­gin in a com­fort­able seated po­si­tion. ❖ Sit up nice and tall, find­ing length in the spine. ❖ Close your eyes and start to ap­pre­ci­ate your breath. Set the tone for your day.

2 TADASANA

MOUN­TAIN POSE Now, come to a stand­ing po­si­tion. Feel your feet on the ground. Gen­tly lift your chest, re­lax your shoul­ders and take a deep breath.

3 UTTANASANA

STAND­ING FOR­WARD FOLD Reach for the sky, stretch! Bend your knees slightly. Fold. Take three breaths.

4 KUMBHAKASANA

PLANK POSE Next, place your hands on the ground and step your feet back. Breathe in, breathe out, and con­nect to your core.

5 ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA

DOWN­WARD DOG From plank, slightly bend your knees and lift hips up and back. Smile and take three re­ju­ve­nat­ing breaths.

6 BALASANA

EX­TENDED CHILD’S POSE Fi­nally, slowly lower your knees to the ground. Reach your hands out to the front of your mat. With knees wide, melt your heart to the earth. Close your eyes, give thanks, take three fi­nal re­ju­ve­nat­ing breaths. Have a great day!

Have mat? Do yoga! You don’t need lots of kit to get started

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