Hi! I’m Christina and welcome to yoga with Christina, ChriskaYoga! This video is a part of my series for yoga for the phases of the Moon each phase of the Moon has A yoga routine and they’re all in a playlist There’s eight different phases of the Moon Today’s routine that we will be doing yoga or waning gibbous and basically during this time. We’re able to focus on gratitude So we’ve been setting intentions and solidifying our intentions throughout the rest of the moon phases and for this one we are showing Gratitude for what we have and being grateful. So that’s what this sequence is about I hope you enjoy it before we get started Don’t forget to subscribe and hit the notification bell. So you don’t miss out on any free upcoming yoga classes So if you’re ready grab your yoga mat and let’s get started Before we get started if you haven’t heard I wrote a book and the book is called essential chakra yoga It’s all about balancing and healing your chakras learning more about your body and the energy centers that control our body in our mind it’s available for pre-order now and the link is in the description box below this video now on to the yoga class Again by sitting on the ground in a cross-legged position easy pose or sukhasana Bring your hands to your legs sit up tall close your eyes and breathe deeply through your nose take this time to focus your attention on your breath and Take a moment to think of things that you are grateful for in your life What is happening around you that you’re grateful for it can be something big or something small? Just bring those things to your mind now as you’re breathing Take one more bring your hands to meet at the center of your chest Bring your hands down behind you elbows pointed backwards Look up and move your chest forward coming into an arch Remain, even on your hip bones on the ground and keep your legs even as well Slowly come out of your arch and come to a forward fold walking your hands forward Keep lengthen your spine reach your hands out in front of you and look down Slowly come up out of your forward fold come to your hands on your knees and We’ll move through several cat and cow poses On each inhale arch your back looking up and forward each exhale Curve your spine looking back behind you for cat pose and continue to move in this pattern and breathe Slowly come back to a flat back a neutral spine and walk your hands forward bringing your forehead down Keep your hips up and stay on your knees for melting heart also known as puppy stretch Hold here, press your chest down towards the ground open your armpits towards the ground and breathe And gently make your way back up out of this pose step your right foot forward Into low lunge keeping the left knee on the ground have your hands down on the floor framing your front foot looking down? Keep lengthen your spine From here lift your torso up keep your legs where they are clasp your hands together above your head and You can leave your index and thumb out if it’s comfortable for you on an inhale look up arch your back Open your chest upward And then slowly come back bring your hands down and switch legs Coming into low lunge on the left looking down and breathing here Press into the ground with your left foot lift your torso up clasp your hands together above you Leaving your index and thumb out if you’d like and come to an arch looking up Open your chest upward towards the ceiling and breathe Bring your hands down bring your leg back and step back into downward-facing dog Raise your right leg up behind you step it forward and come to a high lunge on the right side Take a twist bring your hands to meet at the center of your chest twisting towards the right leg Bring your left elbow to your right thigh Look upward and keep your legs and hips even Slowly press into the ground with your feet engage your abdominals come back to Center Raise your arms up briefly before you come back into downward-facing dog Inhale raise your left leg up behind you step it forward into low lunge on the left arms up coming to a twist Clasp your hands together Twist towards the left leg bring your right elbow to your left thigh engage your abdominal muscles to help with your balance keep your legs and hips even And slowly come back through the center step back into downward-facing dog and hold for a moment Slowly bring your knees down come to lying flat on your belly and we’ll take a sphinx pose Keep your legs straight. Your toes are pointed back behind you lift your torso up Come up onto your elbows point your hands forward away from you towards keep your hands pointed it forward Press your chest forward towards your hands in between your hands Looking forward and hold. They’re Sphynx posts Slowly come out come to a Child’s Pose separating your knees touching your toes head to the floor And slowly come up to a seated position and come back to a cross-legged sukhasana Briefly breathing through the nose deepening the breath and focusing on the things you are grateful for once again It can be the same thoughts that you had at the beginning of the sequence or can be something new When you’re ready bring your hands to meet at the center of your chest bow your head to your fingertips namaste, thank Thank you so much for watching I really hope you enjoyed this class! If you liked it give it a thumbs up! I’d appreciate the support. 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