Spokane Men’s Yoga Gathering 2019-11-10

Not Yoga

Stand
Sway
Arch LIft

Stand
Sway
Forward Fold
Sway
Arch Lift

Stand Wide
Sway
Arch Lift
Forward Fold Wide
Sway
Arch Lift

Stand Wide
Turn out
Sway
Arch Lift
Forward Fold Wide – Turn out
Sway
Arch Lift

Crossover
Forward Fold Crossover
Sway

Knee Circles Reclined
Pelvis Reset
Medial Rotation
Psoas Release – Lateral Rotation

Constructive Rest Corpse

Knee Pain – Gluteus medius

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Breathe

You should keep your mind on your breathing until you are not aware of your breathing.

So it is necessary for us to encourage ourselves and to make an effort up to the last moment, when all effort disappears.

Shunryu Suzuki — Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

Spokane Men’s Yoga Gathering 2019-10-27

Morning routine

Constant Bear

Mountain
Mountain extended

Calves

Squats

Discuss goals

Toes up throughout

Mountain
Forward Fold – explore
Mountain

Mountain
Mountain Split
Pyramid – explore
Mountain

Mountain Wide – explore
Forward Fold Wide – explore
Mountain Wide – explore
Triangle
Mountain Wide
Forward Fold Wide – explore
Mountain Wide – explore

Mountain
Quad Extend – explore
Mountain
Quad Extend
Warrior 1
Mountain
Warrior 1
Mountain

Mountain
Tree
Mountain

Mountain
Forward Fold
Mountain

Floor?

Doorframe good

Now begins our season of aches and pains.

Grab your ball and grind it.

The doorframe has this great slot where the door closes onto the doorjamb.

Put your ball in it.

Lean into it. Press hard everywhere that hurts good. And grind it.

Step back. Pick up a leg. And really work it in.