Stand tall. Feet hip width apart. Chin tucked in. Legs slightly bent. Shoulders back and down.
Fold forward at hips. Let descent be an offering of gratitude. Keep spine straight as long as you can, then let it softly round into a full forward bend. Draw chin in and gaze at legs.
Turn palms out. Sweep overhead into a gentle backbend. Lift heart and expand chest. Feel yourself opening up to life. Gaze up. Keep forehead relaxed and face soft.
Step right foot back and lower knee to floor. Top of right foot rests on floor. Hands on thigh.
Step into Plank.
Drop to knees, chest and chin. Keep bottom high. Elbows hug your ribs.
Come into Upward Facing Dog (or Cobra). Feet together. Hands flat on mat by hips. Lift chest. Gaze forward.
Lift up into Down Dog. Engage core. Relax back of neck. If you want to remain in this pose for awhile, bend one leg at a time.
Step right foot forward into a Low Lunge.
Exhale, rise fully into a gentle backbend with arms overhead. Look up.
Inhale, come into a Forward Bend. Keep back and neck soft.
Come back to Mountain. Feet hip width apart. Tuck chin in. Legs slightly bent . Shoulders back and down.