Very Simple Yoga - For ones curious to learn on their own

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These slides contain the basics of starting a simple yoga routine for yourself. I always felt the need for someone to simplify yoga for better uptake. Have these slides on your desktop / tablet / phone and use them everyday anywhere.

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Very Simple Yoga - For ones curious to learn on their own

  1. Very simple Yoga Part 1 Sairee Chahal @sairee
  2. You should look at these slides if You have heard about the goodness of yoga You are interested in Yoga Haven’t found the time or motivation to learn with a group or a teacher Would like to make small beginning
  3. Disclaimer These slides are personal learning from the web and friends, from which I have benefitted These are not prescriptive or medically accurate, do consult your doctor or coaches if you have special cases of medical history
  4. What do you need to start A quiet motivation and curiosity A peaceful corner in your house or outdoors Yoga mat / water bottle / towel
  5. Surya Namaskar Pic source – Yogawiz.com
  6. Surya Namaskar Mini yoga module, great for beginners Warms up the body and integrates the body, mind and breath. Builds flexibility, balance and good energy Includes stretches, compresses and muscle use Good for digestive and respiratory organs
  7. Namaskar Source – Yogawiz.com Start in a standing position, facing the sun. Feet touching each other, palms joined together, in prayer pose 
  8. Ardha Chandrasana Source – Yogawiz.com Deep inhalation, raise both arms above your head and tilt slightly backward arching your back
  9. Padangusthasana Source – Yogawiz.com With a deep exhalation, bend forward and touch the mat, both palms in line with your feet, forehead touching your knees
  10. Surya Darshan Source – Yogawiz.com With a deep inhalation, take your right leg away from your body, in a big backward step. Both your hands should be firmly planted on your mat, your left foot between your hands, head tilted towards the ceiling.
  11. Purvottanasana Source – Yogawiz.com With a deep inhalation, take your right leg away from your body, in a big backward step. Both your hands should be firmly planted on your mat, your left foot between your hands, head tilted towards the ceiling.
  12. Adho Mukha Svanasana Source – Yogawiz.com With a deep exhalation, shove your hips and butt up towards the ceiling, forming an upward arch. Your arms should be straight and aligned with your head.
  13. Sashtang Dandawat Source – Yogawiz.com With a deep exhalation, lower your body down till your, forehead, chest, knees, hands and feet are touching the mat, your butt tilted up Take a normal breath in this pose
  14. Bhujangasana Source – Yogawiz.com With a deep inhalation, slowly snake forward till your head is up, your back arched concave, as much as possible
  15. Surya Darshan Source – Yogawiz.com Inhaling deeply, bring your right foot in towards your body, in a big forward step Both your hands should planted firmly on your mat, right foot between your hands, head tilted towards the ceiling
  16. Padangusthasana Source – Yogawiz.com Exhaling deeply, rise up and touch the mat, keeping both your palms in line with your feet, forehead touching your knees
  17. Ardha Chandrasana Source – Yogawiz.com Inhaling deeply, raise both your arms above your head and tilt slightly backward
  18. Namaskar Source – Yogawiz.com Return to stand facing the sun, both feet touching, palms joined together, in prayer pose
  19. Notes  You can start very slow even doing one Surya Namaskar a day  Try and do it everyday or a couple of times a week  Don’t be guilty when you don’t do it  You can graduate to whatever number works for you  Let it grow on you, nice and slow

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