Yoga Sequences, Cycle 2 – Sport Specific Flows: Week 10, Day 3

This cycle of yoga sequences is designed with athletes in mind. Each week’s practice focuses on a different sport, with short flows for recovery and longer practices to go deeper into poses.

Welcome to the new Yoga sequence workout. Here you will find different cycles and sequences programmed by an expert yoga teacher. These yoga sequences provide a blueprint or yoga map for teachers and students.

This cycle of the Yoga Sequences workout will focus on Sport Specific yoga sequences. Each sport in this program will have two sequences per week. The short sequences will range between 15- 30 minutes and can be added on to the end of a sport session, workout, or short rest day. The longer sequences, ranging from 75-90 minutes, are great for rest and recovery days and will include a deeper practice with standing poses and seated poses.

The sequences will be posted on Tuesday and Thursday, with a meditation once a week on Sundays.

Week 10, Day 3

Use this meditation to clear the mind, increase awareness, achieve mental focus, overcome anxiety and relax.

Begin in a seated position you can allowing the breath to flow freely through the body.

Close the eyes and begin to listen to your breath pattern. Your only focus now is breathing slowly and deeply.

Take 6 full deep breaths, on the inhale count to 6, and on the exhale again count to 6 again.

Now let the breath flow naturally from your belly. Keep your attention focused only on your breath, as the mind begins to wander, come back to the breath again and again.

Visualize your event or competition.

What is likely to happen? Who might be there? Picture everything in your mind.

What will you do? How will you feel?

Focus your attention on your success. Imagine yourself successfully completing all parts of the event.

Don’t allow any thoughts of failure creep into to your thought processes to damage your confidence.

Always go back to focus on your success at the event. Imagine what it might feel like, look like, smell like when your achieve your goals for the event.

Revisit your goals again for the event.

Continue here with this visualization for 5 minutes longer.

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