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Published on August 7th, 2017 | by Catherine Tingey

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Mini Core Vinyasa

Mini Core Vinyasa

During the heat of the summer when the body is warm and open, vinyasa sequences can be done with a little less preparatory work.

Here is a mini-sequence for core stability which can be repeated a couple of times for a full core workout.

Start in CHILDS POSE

Private Yoga Instructor Santa Monica Los Angeles Mini Core Vinyasa

Lift hips up into TABLE POSE

Private Yoga Instructor Santa Monica Los Angeles Mini Core Sequence

With the belly gently lifted towards the spine, inhale the right arm forward, and the left leg back.

BALANCING TABLE

Lift through the inner left thigh. Turn the toes down and drag the right shoulder blade away from the ear.

Private Yoga Instructor Santa Monica Los Angeles Mini Core Vinyasa

TIGER CURLS

Exhale, Shorten the distance between hip points and lower ribs, and bring right elbow to left knee.

Private Yoga Instructor Santa Monica Los Angeles Mini Core Vinyasa

Repeat for 5 breaths

With the belly still lifted, extend the right arm to the right, left leg to the left. Reach through right fingertips and left heel.

AWKWARD AIRPLANE

Private Yoga Instructor Santa Monica Los Angeles Mini Core Vinyasa

Finally, grasp the left foot or ankle with the right hand. Gently press the foot into the hand to open the right chest and shoulder.

Private Yoga Instructor Santa Monica Los Angeles Mini Core Vinyasa

Sit back into Childs Pose or release the wrists by placing them under your knees in table pose.

Do you have a favorite mini core sequence, either from the Yoga or Pilates tradition?

If so, comment below!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Entrepreneur, yogini, designer, award-winning filmmaker, personal trainer and former marathon runner. She left a career in finance to start her own business and along the way, became a yoga teacher after practicing for 24 years.



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