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3. Beginner Sun Salutation A

In this third video of our Yoga & Stretching for climbing series, our CTT Yoga Instructor Ashley Fay walks us through a beginner Sun Salutation A series.

1. Extended Mountain – Feet planted, core strong, gaze up (3 deep breathes with each pose).

2. Forward Fold – Hinge at hips, bend knees as needed to get hands to floor, block, or shins.

3. Halfway Lift – Pull shoulder up and back.

4. Forward Fold – Hinge at hips, bend knees as needed to get hands to floor, block, or shins.

5. High Plank – Slowly lower to the ground, keep elbows close to the ribs.

6. Cobra – Inhale, hold for 5 seconds then exhale as you lower back to the mat.

7. Downward Facing Dog – Straight back, hips pointed to the sky. Inhale look up, walk feet to front of mat.

8. Forward Fold – Hinge at hips, bend knees as needed to get hands to floor, block, or shins.

9. Halfway Lift – Pull shoulder up and back.

10. Forward Fold – Hinge at hips, bend knees as needed to get hands to floor, block, or shins.

11. Extended Mountain – Feet planted, core strong, gaze up.

We hope you found this video helpful. Feel free to comment below with questions or thoughts!

 

Please remember, climbing is inherently dangerous. Climb at your own risk.

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