A 5-Minute Relaxing Yoga Practice This short sequence works the body and rests the mind in just five minutes.
You don’t need anything but yourself. If you have a yoga mat, that’s great but not necessary. A towel works, too, or you can just sit on the floor. Find a comfortable spot where you can be alone and uninterrupted for only five minutes. Depending on how your body feels, you may want to use a yoga block, blanket or meditation cushion to place underneath your body to support your body in a comfortable seated position.
You can also take this same yoga and mindfulness practice outside for a change of scenery and influx of nature. Experiencing the vibrant colors, sounds and feel of the outdoors during your yoga practice can provide a positive energy boost.
Let’s start with your breath. This is a great way to slow down, become present in the moment and connect with yourself:
Do this four times (or more if time permits).
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