|Posted by reneesherkness on May 17, 2016 at 1:10 PM|
FREE YOGA RELAXATION EXERCISE FOR KIDS!!! AND ADULTS ALSO!!
Below is a great relaxation exercise to begin or end your child/children's day in your classes.. "Floating on a cloud" Relaxation Exercise
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"Stories That Come Alive Through Yoga"
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"Floating on a cloud Relaxation Exercise"
Lay down on your mat. Place your head down to keep your neck in a straight line with your spine. Relax your face, behind your eyes, your mouth. Keeping your legs open slightly and your feet falling to your side. Let your whole body feel like it is melting and begin to feel very relaxed.
Now imagine a cloud floating down to the ground toward you. Without moving a muscle imagine yourself climbing onto the cloud and floating up to the sky. This is a very full fluffy cloud and you feel very cozy safe and comfortable on it like you are resting on a big overstuffed pillow. Deep breath in and slowly out
Look at all the colors around you as you float among many other clouds of different shapes and sizes. Notice how light your body feels as you float and enjoy the ride, feeling peaceful and happy. Deep breath in and slowly out
Now lay still and relax as you watch your cloud begin to move down slowly through the sky towards the earth. Once it meets the earth, imagine yourself climbing off carefully. Imagine your body on the ground, you are still lying still but you feel heavier now. Take a deep breath in and out slowly and stretch your arms and legs. Wiggle your fingers and toes. Stretch your face. Rub your hands together. Wash your face.
Bend your knees into your chest and roll your whole body to the side that feels most comfortable for you. Roll up slowly to a sitting position with legs crossed into easy pose Take a deep breath let it out. Rotate your head to one side, stop. Now other side, Stop. Hands together NAMASTE