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Day 1: Elevate – The 40 Day Kundalini Yoga Weight Loss Challenge W/ Mariya

Day 1: Elevate – The 40 Day Kundalini Yoga Weight Loss Challenge W/ Mariya

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Satnam and welcome to our first day together of this amazing practice for weight loss will do over 40 days we’ll be using kundalini yoga techniques which are going to work very deep not on your physical body but also on your mind and subconsciousness so let’s get cracking hands in prayer pose and let’s begin inhale deep exhale inhale to begin Oh and I’m all good or dead Oh guru dead inhale hold the breath in exhale so let’s begin our practice we’re going to use Breath of Fire for the first exercise and that is a short in and out breath where the diaphragm becomes like little bat butterfly so it becomes like an almost vibrating breath the exhale is forced inhale just comes out to marry so let’s try it out the breath will be through the nose arms are up to 60 degrees we’re going to put the fluid into the patterns of your heart thumbs are going to be stretched I have a little pressure here eyes are closed just slightly take the in inhale let your eyes close and breath held in raise your hands up above your head until your thumbs touch each other and raise the fingertips up stretch them high holding the breath and swipe your aura now with your hand all the way into the earth to stay here for a second and now hold your shine in from remember you can sit in easy pose you can go stretch you can possibly do the full Lotus take it with your own pace we are not here to rush so we’re going to inhale pop the chest open the spine curl exhale and come back samba smooth today a few seconds let’s beat up Hey inhale chest up chin slightly tucked in spine curved hold the breath in exhale relax well then we’re going to continue with our spine so we’re going to hold our shoulders thumbs are holding at the back the arm is parallel to the ground and we’re going to inhale to the left and exhale to the right now make sure the arms remain parallel and also get the chin to follow the shoulder this way you also remove tension from your neck it’s brilliant if you have headache so let’s give it a go ha ha any inhale to the center holding the breath is feeling the spine stroller exhale now we’re going to come with our legs stretched forward and try to have the knees to the floor so we’re not just doing this because we will be extension that we are creating going to stretch higher really stretch and we need to pull with our fingers and our thumbs the big top so whilst you’re holding it you want to press firmly onto the big toe here going to be inhaling and exhaling down and you aim it lengthen just curving the spine inhaling exhaling you know inhale stretch up really feel the spine becoming strong and aligned and on the exhale come all the way down inhale up and we’re going to move sitting on our right leg now the trick is that the hill has to go to opinion so I’m going to give it a try it’s okay if you can do it brilliant you get a gold star if you can do it you can either leave it on the side or even do this ideally though you want to actually sit on your Hill and to get the extra charge of what we’re trying to achieve so we’re going to hold out at home with our hands again with our fingers stretching the spine and we’re going to come down rest you’ll notion it’s okay if you can go all the way down yet you will see with the practice you manage in no time and we’re going to start yeah Breath of Fire similar to first exercise breath is short and with Nick so let’s go inhale stretch up stretch the spine and on the exhale come forward and inhale up we need to stretch now the legs as far as they can go do not get discouraged if you cannot manage really wide stance when I’ll here for ballet we have a purpose so let’s stick to that purpose and let’s work on it going to inhale up stretching I’m going to exhale hugging one knee inhale up exhale to the other side and let’s go can also hold and just touch you forehead or your nose the union we store a load of tension in our hips in the pelvic floor we dislocate them even by sitting or actually excessively resizing so it’s essential we adjust and inhale up send your witness all the way into your pelvic floor but the next one we’re going to come forward now it’s okay if you cannot go far enough you’ll notice with time it will correct itself so do as much as you can first we’ll do you breath up and down warm up and when you’re ready and now inhale up and just bring equal moms and he decide on your chicks inhale bring your legs together and just feel any sensations across the body you might feel a bit of tingling that’s actually normal when you finish stretching we’re going to come lying on our tummies and make sure the heels remain together on this one place your hands underneath your shoulders and slowly and with care making sure that we feel everybody to bring every muscle surrounding that vertebra engaged as we lifting up into Cobra so slowly little by little maybe this is as much as you can go that’s absolutely fine if you can go further then go further just adjust the spine and feel what feels more natural for you at this stage and when you find the balance we’re going to do Breath of Fire here so it feels awkward especially if you’re doing it for the first time but it does miracles for the body since the breath really deep where it should be and let’s begin and now we inhale we stretch a little further you again and slowly and with care we’re going to come down to our tummies you rest for a second allowing the body to consolidate and ature and let’s get up and let’s continue coming again into easy pose or you can do self semi Lotus as well if you wish we’re going to do shoulder shrugs so we’re gonna inhale up exhale down so shoulder goes to the year we really squeeze because old attention we accumulate during the day rest on the shoulders so the saying of I’m carrying the whole world on my shoulders actually is true come inhaling up exhale down dropping shoulders notice how it feels keep going don’t lose the rhythm try now quicker can lead a little quicker it inhale hold the shot hold your shoulders two beers hold exhale oh well done now slowly with care take the head around charging the neck we’re working on the thyroid glands as well which will engage later into the program which directly is responsible for your metabolism and Weight Control also releasing tension in the neck be mindful to Nala do it and come to Center and it’s reversed you feel cracking or some sort of an AM sensation or any noise really means that the neck requires a bit more attention and just sended it’s love Hickam to Center and now for the last one we’ll do South Korea it is a phenomenal energizer so if you ever feel like you need energy he’s sitting in the office and you really feel like a third cappuccino stop load for the bathroom or a meeting room just do this it’s amazing very important we’ll be doing arms up stretched and we’re doing sucked numb so on the sucked the tummy basically comes in we are contracting the diaphragm and under none we just let it release so that comes natural the contraction force the NAM long and relaxed let’s give it a try you’re going to be here suit suit num num num num suit numb suit numb suit numb suit numb suit numb Satnam Satnam Satnam Satnam Satnam suit numb and now on the inhale stretch your arms up hook the years and now squeeze the root lock to the anus sex organs lower tummy muscles squeeze and you how you contain the energy containing that heat generated in the body hold it project your energy high up all the way through the spine enter your fingers into infinity hold exhale and swap your hands around well done let’s go into relaxation now so stretch the legs forward allowing the body to naturally relax breath becomes neutral and you’re welcome to stay here you feel like you need a bit more and if not let’s come up and it’s you not dropping the hands stimulating some and they’re changing to the fingertips bringing the minister in hell sir hmm sir hmm sir sit down hope you enjoyed your first day and see you tomorrow Satnam have a great day you..

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  1. I had an incredible experience with this practice! I’ve had lower back pain off and on for the past year or so. Over the past couple of weeks, it became uncomfortable to the point I was considering going to a masseuse or chiropractor. About three seconds in to the cobra pose and breath of fire, I could feel the pain loosening up and dissolve. It was completely gone after finishing the cobra. I’m extremely grateful and in awe of what happened… to live with pain as if it’s normal and suddenly it’s gone…. wow. Thank you!

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