A yoga sequence centered around happiness and gratitude cultivates the mind to inspire gratitude in everyday life
Yoga helps build strength and flexibility, but it also helps develop a healthy mind.Today share a set of exercises centered around feelings of happiness and gratitude to inspire gratitude in your daily life.Yoga helps build strength and flexibility, but it also helps develop a healthy mind.1. In the devout warrior pose, start with downward dog, bringing your right foot forward between your hands.Drop your left foot toward the mat, shortening your standing position so that your hips are just right.Right hip back, left hip forward.Then press your feet down, squeezing the inner thighs, and reach your hands up into the sky.Enter Warrior 1.From Warrior 1, cross your fingers across your lower back.Try placing your right shoulder on top of your right thigh, or straighten your arm against the inside of your thigh, gently pulling your knuckles away from your body.Open the chest.Inhale, widen the clavicle.Exhale, lengthen the spine and fold forward.Try placing your right shoulder on top of your right thigh or hugging it to the inside of your thigh.Keep your feet on the ground, keeping your shoulders away from your ears as you try to raise your fists above your head.Take a few breaths here before you put your hand down.Once you put your hands down, widen your legs and make your hips feel wider.Press your left foot down and feel it side to side on the mat.Stretch your right arm to the sky.Squeeze the inner thighs and lengthen the spine.Next, straighten your right leg.Place your right hand on your right tibia, or on a board.Stretch your left arm to the sky.Squeeze the inner thighs and lengthen the spine forward.Open your chest as if you were leaning your upper back against an imaginary wall behind you.Maintain the length of your neck while your fingertips continue to move upward.Breathe deeply and, if appropriate, activate ujjayi pranayama.3. Start with the triangle pose and shorten your stance again (similar to that of a devout warrior).This time, straighten your legs.Turning a half moon is a challenging pose.Place the yoga mat under your left hand and the instep of your left foot.Step forward with your left foot.As you press your right foot firmly on the mat, lift your left foot up until it lines up with your right hip.Turn the chest to the right.Lift your right arm and open your right shoulder.Have a long neck.Abdominal pressure.Breathe and bend your left foot, then keep your hips at a right Angle.Then, turn the chest to the right.Lift your right arm and open your right shoulder.Have a long neck.Abdominal pressure.Breathe and keep your eyes focused on a single point, either looking down, sideways, or up at your fingertips.This back bend helps stretch the quadriceps and front hips, releasing the abdomen and opening up the chest.It also helps reduce tension in the front of the body, allowing you to breathe better.Starting in the rotating half moon pose, lower your left leg to meet your right, then fold forward in a yoga standing forward bend Uttanaanana.Do downward dog, lowering your knees to the mat.Kneel down.Place your toes on the mat, then gently push your hips forward, placing your hands on your heels.Once you’re in the zone, press your hips forward, widen your chest, look up at the sky, and keep your neck long.Squeeze the gluteus maximus to protect your lower back.You can use your hands to adjust this position, not your heels or ankles.5. Pose as a child after practicing yoga camel pose.After you’ve completed this challenging backbend, finish your workout with this cute open butt.Lie on the mat and bend your knees, then open them sideways.Place your hands by your hips, palms up.Close your eyes and focus on your breathing.You can support your knees with a yoga block.If you feel discomfort in your tailbone or lower back, place a blanket or cushion underneath for support.Place your hands by your hips, palms up.Close your eyes and focus on your breathing.Stay here for a few minutes, and while you’re in this state, maybe practice meditation to express gratitude.Then, enter the constructive rest upright posture.This yoga routine can inspire gratitude and help you feel grounded in your daily life.