These workouts are designed by Breaking Muscle founder Mindith Rahmat. Mindith is an RYT 500 Certified Yoga Therapist, certified CrossFit coach, and long time fitness enthusiast with extensive experience in Russian kettlebells and bodyweight exercise.

 

"Yoga is 99% Practice & 1% theory.” Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
 

Week 2, Day 1:Half Primary Sequence with Focus on Standing Poses

 

"Understanding without practice is better than practice without understanding.
Understanding with practice is better than understanding without practice.
Residing in your true nature is better than understanding or practice." 
 - Upanishads

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60 minutes

Traditional Sanskrit as taught by Shri K Pattabi Jois with English translation

 

  • Surya Namaskara A – Sun Salutation x3
  • Surya Namaskara B– Sun Salutation  x5
  • Padangusthasana – Big toe pose 
  • Pada Hastasana – Hand to foot pose 
  • Trikonasana – Triangle pose 
  • Parivrtta Trikonasana – Revolved triangle 
  • Parsvakonasana – Side angle pose 
  • Parivrtta Parsvakona – Revolved side  angle pose
  • Prasarita Padottanasana Spread foot intense pose. 
  • Parsvottanasana – Intense Side Angle Pose 
  • Utita Hasta Padangusthasana–  Extended hand to the big-toe 
  • Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana– half bound lotus
  • Utkatasana – uneven pose
  • Virabhadrasana – warrior pose 
  • Dandhasana – Staff pose
  • Paschimattanasana – Westward facing intense forward bend
  • Janu Sirsasana – Head to the knee pose
  • Baddha Konasana –Bound angle
  • Supta Padangusthasana – Reclined big-toe pose 
  • Urdva Dhanurasana – Upward-bow poseward bend
  • Salamba Sarvangasana – all limbs supported
  • Halasana – the plow pose
  • Chakrasana – wheel pose
  • Sirsasana – head stand
  • Balasana – child pose
  • Baddha Padmasana – bound lotus
  • Yogamudra – Yogic Seal/sealing in pose
  • Padmasana – lotus pose
  • Final Relaxation
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