Soothe repetitive stress with a sequence that eases tension in the arms, shoulders, and wrists.
Before You Begin
SIT Start with a 5-minute seated meditation focusing on your breath.
CHANTChant Om three times, focusing on the belly, chest, and third eye, respectively.
BREATHEDo three rounds of Viloma pPranayama I: Inhale in three parts, pausing at the belly, chest, and third eye. Pause for one count as you hold the breath, then exhale.
MOVETake five rounds of Sun Salutation A and three rounds of Sun Salutation B. Do standing poses like Trikonasana (Triangle Pose), Parsvakonasana (Side Angle Pose), and Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend).
1. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog) In Downward-Facing Dog set your hands shoulder-width apart, aligning the hands so that the middle fingers are straight and parallel to each other. Press down on the root of the forefinger, thumb, and inner heel of each hand. Move the weight of the pose back into your legs while contracting the quadriceps and pressing the heels more back than down. Focus your gaze at a spot between your shins and feel simultaneously grounded and light.
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