This Ashtanga breathing sequence will focus your attention inward to quiet your mind. Short breath retentions will keep the mind steady. This practice can be a prelude for sitting meditation or as a meditation in itself.
Suggested props: whatever would make you comfortable sitting
Even if you don’t have a lot of time, you can reap the benefits of practice by moving with your breath through this selection of classic primary series ashtanga poses.
Suggested props: Blocks and Strap
The primary series Marichasanas are challenging to the shoulders, hips and spine, as well as to the mind. Finding some space between the ribs can help. This video shares some tips to help you find ease in these poses.