The yoga flow below is for Day 2 of the Good Vibes Workout, a four-week workout plan. It’s pretty great on its own, but you can also check out the full program right here or browse the calendar here. If you’d like to sign up to receive daily emails of these workouts, you can do that here.
If yesterday’s strength workout has you feeling tight or sore in certain spots, today’s yoga routine is the perfect solution. Even if you think you’re not a fan of yoga or feel like it doesn’t really “count” as exercise (not true!), we encourage you to give this a try anyway. Yoga has a ton of benefits, like helping to fight fatigue, reinforcing better breathing, building strength, and improving flexibility, as SELF previously reported.
Led by instructor Rita Murjani, today’s beginner-friendly 40-minute video will take you through several common poses, including downward dog, crescent lunge, baby cobra, forward fold, pigeon pose, and more. You’ll need a yoga mat for this routine, and it can also be helpful to have props handy, like blocks or folded blankets, to use for support (Murjani will show you how). If you don’t have yoga blocks, thick books usually do the trick.
One last note: While it might be tempting to dip out early at the end of this video—once your last “move” is done—we really encourage you to stick around for the short meditation. Breath work can feel boring or downright weird if you’re new to the practice, but once again (broken record over here!), there are so many benefits to this type of mindfulness.
Have a great session, and we’ll see you back tomorrow for more strength training!