Yoga Exercise with Daryna! University of Toronto 2019-2020

Yoga Exercise with Daryna! University of Toronto 2019-2020


Hi everyone! I’m Daryna and today I’m here
to remind you to take a great break especially when you’re studying.
I know exams are stressful and sometimes you get too caught up with them but sometimes it’s important just to take a break and one way to do that is through yoga.
So today, I’ll guide you through a short exercise called the Sun Salutations
where you’ll be stretching various parts of your body through different movements.
Ao we’ll begin by standing on the top of our mat yoga mats and then
first, we’ll take a nice deep breath. So first take a nice deep breath in and
exhale… now inhale… exhale. Place your palms on your chest. Inhale… stretch up and arch your
back. Exhale forward, forward, forward and down… making sure that the tips of your fingers are in line with your toes, bending
your knees if you have to. You’re going to inhale. Now take a step with your
right foot back. Put your right knee down and your foot straight and look up. Then
retain of your breath bring your other foot back into a plank position.
Now exhale. Bring your knees down, your chest down, and your form down to the
floor. Inhale… stretch up into a Cobra position, making sure your elbows are
together. Exhale… push down on your hands, lift your hips up into a downward dog. Try pressing your heels to the mat. Inhale… Step your right foot forward. Bend your
left knee down, foot flat on the floor up. Exhale… bring your other foot forward to
meet your right foot. Then you’re going to inhale… stretch it up,
arching the back and exhale. Very good. Now let’s go onto the other side, the left side this time. Just start by taking another deep breath.
Take a deep breath in and exhale. In… exhale. Place your palms in have your
chest. Inhale… stretch up arching the back making sure that your knees aren’t
backed. Exhale… bending forward, forward, forward, and down
placing the tips of your fingers along with your toes. Inhale and put your left foot back, bring it down flat to the mat, looking up. Retain your breath
bring your foot back exhale the knees down, chest down and forehead to the floor.
Inhale… push it up into a Cobra. Exhale… arms, lift your hips up into a downward
dog. Inhale… bring your left foot forward, your right knee down, looking up. Exhale…
bring the foot forward, making sure your tips of your fingers are aligned with your
toes. Inhale… stretching up forward, forward, forward. Arching back. Exhale and release.