Crescent core yoga sequence

A short sequence to get your heart rate going and your body grounded.. give it a try!

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This short sequence is inspired by my Hot Warrior Flow classes. EkhartYogis can find them in the video library by typing ‘Hot Warrior’ into the search field.

1. Downward Facing Dog

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2. Three-Legged Downward Facing Dog

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3. Knee to Temple

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Why not “Knee to nose”? In the past I often cued “knee to nose” in so many poses. Recently I realized that in order to keep hip, knee, ankle and foot aligned that it’s even smarter to say “knee to temple”. This keeps all the joints tracking in line versus crossing the midline!

4. Crescent pose

5. Crescent pose (Namaste hands) into forward extension

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6. Twisted Lunge

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7. Crescent pose (forward extension) into a back bending Crescent pose

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8. ‘Diving Queen’ 

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9. Plank

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10. Chaturanga

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11. Upward Facing Dog

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Go back into Downward Facing Dog and repeat on the opposite side.

Enjoy!

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Jennilee Toner
Jennilee TonerJennilee Toner is student and teacher of yoga and human anatomy and the author of "The Perfect Chaturanga: A Comprehensive Guide to the Human Body Through the Practice of Vinyasa Yoga." She has been practicing Hatha and Vinyasa yoga since 1996, teaching since 2003 and teaching experiential anatomy to yoga teachers in training since 2010.