A 28-Day Basic/Intermediate Course in Yoga: Day 16

Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations)
• Any simple variation
• 1 set/3-5 rounds

Bharadwajasana 2 (Bharadwaja’s Pose 2)
Alternate Pose: Bharadwajasana 1

Adho Mukha Vrkshasana (Hand Stand)
Alternate Pose: Adho Mukha Shvanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)

Salamba Shirshasana 1 (Head Stand 1)
Alternate Pose: Prasarita Padottanasana 1 (Wide Spread Feet Pose 1) with the head supported

Supta Baddha Konasana (Reclined Bound Angle Pose)

Setu Bandha (Bridge Pose)

Salamba Sarvangasana 1 (Shoulder Stand)

Halasana (Plough Pose)

Triang Mukhaikapada Pashchimottanasana (Three Limbs Facing Intense West Stretch Pose)

Janu Shirshasana (Head of the Knee Pose)

Pashchimottanasana (Intense West Stretch Pose)

Shavasana (Corpse Pose)

Ujjayi 3 (Emphasis of Inhalation – Reclined)
• Lying in Shavasana with the trunk supported
• Gently emphasize and extend the inhalation without straining

Ujjayi 5 (Emphasis of Inhalation – Seated)
• Sitting upright on padding with the back supported
• Gently emphasize and extend the inhalation without straining

Pratyahara (Sense Withdrawal)
• Lying in Shavasana with a head wrap, focusing on releasing the sense organs

Dharana (Meditation)
• Sitting upright on padding with the back supported
• Simple focus: counting breaths, mantra repetition, etc.


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