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What is One Minute Yoga


What is yoga?

Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in India about 2500 years ago. Recent research suggests that yoga can help with flexibility, back pain and even lower stress. Whilst most yoga classes last an hour, it is possible to sneak in a little yoga in 1 minute increments.

The One Minute Yoga Routine

Mountain pose. (10 seconds.)
  1. Stand with your big toes touching and heels slightly apart. Your arms are down along side the torso, palms facing forward.
  2. Lengthen the tailbone down. Lift the chest toward the ceiling, as you soften the front ribs back. 
  3. Draw the shoulder heads back and down. Balance the head directly over the pelvis and the pelvis directly over the ankles.
Chair pose. (30 seconds.)
  1. Stand with your feet together, weight evenly distributed between each leg.
  2. Exhale as you bend your knees, sending your buttocks behind you as you sit on an imaginary chair.
  3. Raise your arms overhead, with your palms facing each other.
Forward fold pose. (20 seconds.)
  1. Stand with your feet together, weight evenly distributed between each leg.
  2. Exhale as you bend your knees, sending your buttocks behind you as you sit on an imaginary chair.
  3. Raise your arms overhead, with your palms facing each other.

Little by little a little becomes a lot



This simple 3 pose yoga routine is a great way to sneak in a little yoga throughout the day. If you do it each time you go to the bathroom and have a break through out the day it will add up to 10 minutes of yoga. 10 minutes of yoga is 10 times better than no yoga. Give it a try

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