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Briana’s Morning Yoga Challenge Day 11

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Welcome to day 11 of the challenge! If you’re not sure what’s going on, you can take a look at the introduction page. Be sure to comment and let me know how your session went!

1: Mermaid (right) – Eka Pada Raja Kapotasna*

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/04/Eka_Pada_Rajakapotasana_-_One_Legged_Royal_Pigeon_Pose.jpg/682px-Eka_Pada_Rajakapotasana_-_One_Legged_Royal_Pigeon_Pose.jpg

2: Mermaid (left) – Eka Pada Raja Kapotasna*

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/04/Eka_Pada_Rajakapotasana_-_One_Legged_Royal_Pigeon_Pose.jpg/682px-Eka_Pada_Rajakapotasana_-_One_Legged_Royal_Pigeon_Pose.jpg

3: Seated wide leg – Upavistha Konasana***

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/bd/b6/e0/bdb6e0ed618fc9b8f603c892726b89e1.jpg

{Edited from the original pose of Tortoise – Kurmasana, because that was a highly advanced pose.}

4: Flowering lotus – Vikasitakamalasana***

http://www.yogabasics.com/YB-NEW/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/flowrLotusDSCF4311.jpg

{Edited from the original Embryo – Garbhasana because that was a highly advanced pose.

5: Reclining bound angle – Suptabaddha-koṇāsana**

http://guide2.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/yoga-futon-bolsters-730x445.jpg


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One Comment

    Briana Blair

    This was a rough day, there will be a full blog post soon…
    #1 & 2: I was feeling really good about myself on these until I realized I was doing it wrong. Well, I can’t get my legs as far apart as she can, and when I try, I end up bending forward in order to get my arms behind my head. My modified version is a good stretch though.
    #3: Yet another that is going to be pulled from the list. I have no idea what to replace it with. This is NOT something that anyone but a long-time practitioner could do.
    #4: I’m not sure if I should remove this or not. If you put your back against a wall you’d have a chance, but getting your arms hooked and your feet in the right place feels nearly impossible.
    #5: Definitely one I, and probably most people, can do. I prefer it without the back prop, but that’s me. Putting something under the lower back does increase the stretch though.

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