Sunny Ways

Never underestimate the power of supported backbends and inversions to change your outlook on life. Riding the wave of the hope and positivity so palpable on the Canadian political scene this week, here is a sequence to support a bright inner landscape:

  • Virasana for centering
  • Chair Downward and Upward Dog 10x
  • Adho Mukha Svanasana – Straight-leg lunge 2x each side
  • Uttanasana
  • Ardha Uttanasana
  • Uttanasana
  • Urdhva Hastasana
  • Tadasana with shoulder stretches of your choice (Parvatasana arms, Gomukhasana armas or Clasped hands behind the back)
  • Handstand
  • Sirsasana at the wall
  • Supta Virasana
  • Setu Bandha with a block under the sacrum, thighs belted, feet at wall
  • Chair Viparita Dandasana feet at wall
  • Urdhva Dhanurasana over a chair
  • Urdhva Dhanurasna wrists at wall, hands on blocks 2-5x
  • Viparita Dandasana elbows at wall 2-5x
  • Supine rest postion (knees bent, feet on floor)
  • Adho Mukha Svanasana
  • Gomukhasana legs only
  • Uttanasana
  • Parsva Uttanasana
  • Salamba Sarvangasana with chair
  • Ardha Halasana with chair
  • Savasana