Most of us feel better, calmer, happier after we get off the yoga mat. The traditional explanation is that the body has gotten a workout and the mind has gotten quieter, etc.
I think there’s also a lot of power in the recognition that we chose to do something that feels good. To recognize that we can make that choice in one circumstance reminds us that we can make it in others as well.
|+5||Interdigitation, Foot massage, Calf release, Tadasana (Side Stretches, Shoulder openers)|
|+15||Lunge, Brigit’s Cross, Anjaneyasana > Virabhadrasana 1 Lunge|
|+30||Trikonasana > Parsvakonasana, Uttkatasana > Parivrtta Uttkatasana > Parivrtta Parsvakonasana|
|+40||Hanuman at the wall, Ardha Adho Mukha Vrksasana|
|+50||Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (Regular, Thigh Stretch), Setubandha Sarvangasana (Eka Pada Assist), Adho Mukha Svanasana|
|+65||Ardha Matseyandrasana, Bharadvajasana I, Omega|