This 10-minute morning yoga routine for beginners will set you up for a great day ahead by energizing your body.
Often in the morning, we tend to postpone the moment we get out of bed by a few minutes to start the day.
This attitude sometimes denotes a form of apathy and listlessness. It seems that the necessary energy is missing to fully experience a new day.
Yet, if you think about it, as soon as you open your eyes after a night of sleep you should be joyful: a new day begins during which you can carry out projects, stay with loved ones, develop new work ideas, think about yourself and others. , devote oneself to one’s passions.
Of course, chores, obstacles, setbacks, unforeseen work and not, can undermine enthusiasm and can create that listlessness that prevents you from getting up as soon as the alarm goes off.
It is precisely when you become aware that you can no longer experience the beginning of the day feeling listlessness and apathy that you begin to change your habits.
It is precisely when one is invaded by a sense of laziness that it is necessary to move the inner energies. Moving the inner energies and raising up our vibrations is not that easy and this is how yoga can help!
You only need to save a few minutes a day, first thing in the morning, to enjoy the incredible benefits of yoga.
As a beginner to yogi just getting into a routine, practicing yoga in the mornings is a great way to start your day and begin a new healthy habit.
The benefits of morning yoga
After getting up and having morning ablutions, before breakfast, you can give yourself some time to yourself.
It takes just 10 to 15 minutes to feel the profound benefits or a morning yoga routine. It is a special moment, a kind of ritual that helps to fully awaken the inner energies.
Even if we woke up with a sense of heaviness, after a few breaths and after practicing some yoga postures, we begin to feel a greater vigor and a more intense mental clarity.
Asanas help to fully awaken the senses and raise awareness. The morning numbness or apathy disappear, to make way for an intense energy that offers us an edge throughout the day.
Practicing yoga in the morning stimulates the nervous system, improving mindfulness: this avoids distractions, which can be dangerous or harmful.
In addition to having a positive effect on the mind, yoga stimulates blood circulation, warms up the muscles and releases joint tension.
Asana and pranayama are a real driving force, with which to increase the energy to face even those “difficult” days.
Basically with just a few moments of morning yoga you will have the chance to create a little routine all for yourself all about recharging, setting your goals and start living your day with the right foot in the name of wellness, mindfulness and balance.
The only thing you should focus on is committing to the practice of these morning yoga poses on a daily basis.
Try to stick with your yoga morning routine with these easy morning yoga poses to start your day and you will see and, most of all, feel amazing results in a short amount of time!
10-minute morning yoga routine for beginners
This short 10 minute morning yoga routine for beginners is a great way to start your day, get the blood flowing, mobilize your body, and start your day energized.
Child’s pose is a great starter yoga pose to do in the morning. It’s easy to do. It opens up your groin and inner hips.
Kneel on your yoga mat, sit your butt down and reach our arms forward. Take slow deep breaths.
Hold this position for 5-10 breaths
Sink your hips back slightly more with each breath.
downward facing dog
For here we will move into downward facing dog. A wider stand is easier to do so if you have tight hamstrings in the mornings take a much wider stance.
From childs pose lift your hips up high, take that wide stance, and point your tailbone towards the ceiling.
Maintain a nice flat back through your spine to your hands. If you still struggle to keep your back flat try using a small step or bending your knees slightly. Lengthening your spine is the goal here.
Hold in position for 1 minute.
Feel free to alternate between straight and bent leg as you get the blood flowing around your body.
Next, we will move into a plank position. So you may need to drop your knees down to get into position. Bring your feet to about hips with apart and hold your body up nice and flat into the plank pose.
Hold plank pose for 1 minute.
Feel free to move in and out of plank pose back to downward dog if your arms fatigue.
Thread The Needle Pose
From plank pose drop your knees down and you will now move into thread the needle. This is a great morning yoga pose as it helps to open up your spine and upper back.
Once on all fours take one arm and reach it undernight your body and out, rotating your spine.
Take your arm out until you feel a light pull on your upper back. Hold here for 5 breaths and then repeat on the other side.
Cat Cow Pose
From here move onto cat cow, another yoga pose that will help mobilize your spine after a long sleep and wake up your body.
To do cat cow, inhale and arch your chest forward and point your tailbone up, lifting your head and then exhale into cow by rounding your back, tucking your head and tailbone in.
You can do this for 10 breaths
Now let’s lay face down on the floor and move onto cobra pose.
Cobra pose stretches your chest shoulders and abs It’s a great pose to do in the mornings to help lengthen tight muscles from being curled up all night.
To do cobra pose place your hands beside your chest, as you inhale lift your chest and head up using your arms slightly. Stop just as your hips begin to lift off the ground.
Exhale and return to the ground.
Repeat these steps for 10 breaths
Next its time to move on to chair pose. Do this by going back into plank pose and then walking your hands to your feet. Slowly stand up tall.
To do chair pose you literally imagine you are sitting back in a chair.
To do chair pose you literally imagine you are sitting back in a chair.
With feet hip with apart. Inhale, push your hips back and gently squat. As you do so lift your arms up and over your head, palms facing.
See if you sit with your thighs parallel to the ground. If you loose balance or feel like you are about to fall, just sit as low as you comfortably can with a straight back, arms above your head.
Exhale and return to a standing position.
Do chair pose for 10 breaths
Finish in upward salute pose.
In a standing position place your hands by your sides. Turn your palms outwards as far as you can so that your thumbs point behind you.
Standing tall slowly raise your arms out and up until they meet one another high above your head. Gentle push your hands against one another and hold this pose for 5 breaths to finish.
Create a new habit with this10-minute beginners Morning Yoga Routine
Do this Morning Yoga Routine every day when you wake up in the morning to feel more invigorated throughout the day, stretch tight muscles, and strengthen your core.
If you like timed routines feel free to do 1 minute of each yoga pose taking 20 seconds to move between each pose.
As you get used to the poses you can reduce your rest time as you get faster between poses.