Post HIIT Workout Yoga Cool Down | 10 Min Yoga Cool Down Stretch | After Workout Yoga | ChriskaYoga

Post HIIT Workout Yoga Cool Down | 10 Min Yoga Cool Down Stretch | After Workout Yoga | ChriskaYoga


Hi, I’m Christina and welcome back to my channel, ChriskaYoga! If you’re new to this channel I provided yoga classes and tutorials twice a week In today’s video. We will be doing a short post workout or post so this will help Start out standing up tall in a wide legged position with your feet parallel hands on your hips We’ll be taking 8 head circles to the right so drop your chin to your chest And then bring your right ear to your right shoulder and begin circling your head around To the right you’ll do this 8 times slow smooth and continuous Movements keep circling your head around in the same direction and as usual keep breathing through your nose As you’re moving you should have about 3 more circles to go Keep the rest of your body stable as you move your head around stretching your neck muscles Take One final rotation drop your chin to your chest and go in the opposite Direction Moving your head around eight times to the left slow smooth and continuous circles Breathing deeply in through your nose and out in the same way You should have about three or four more circles around to the left Take One final Rotation here nice and slow drop your chin to your chest and then bring your head upright From here come straight into circling your shoulders forward up and back We’ll do this eight times as well Continuous and slow movements you can keep your hands on your hips or drop your hands down if that’s more comfortable You should be coming up on your last two rotations and when you’re done rotate your shoulders in the opposite Direction eight times back up and forward slow and continuous movements stretching the Muscles all around your shoulders you should be coming up on your last two rotations forward and Once you’re done stretch your right arm out to the right and then cross it over in front of your chest hug that arm in with your left arm by hooking it underneath and Gently pulling it in towards your chest Breathe here as you stretch. The outer edge of your shoulder and slowly release Take that same arm, raise it up And then bend your elbow behind your head take hold of your elbow with your Opposite hand and gently tug it in towards the Center line of your body Be mindful that you’re not overly arching or swaying your back here as you stand up tall and stretch your right tricep Gently release your hand from your elbow and switch sites reaching your left arm out cross it over in front of your body Hug it in towards your chest with your right arm You’re breathing into your outer shoulder on the left and holding this stretch for a few more breaths Release your arm stretch that left arm up and bend your elbow Gently pull that elbow in towards the Center line of your body with your opposite hand Stand up tall as you stretch your tricep Release your hand from your elbow bend your knees slightly and put your hands on your hips Shoot your hips back behind you as you fold over your legs Bring your hands to the ground and relax your head over take hold of opposite elbows in your hands And we’ll begin to sway from side to side bending your knees Alternating bending and straightening and allow the bending of your knees to take your torso over in a swaying motion gently rocking from side to side Allowing your body to hang over your legs and gently sway You’ll take about six more rounds of this swaying motion and as you’re moving Really just let yourself go Feel your spine releasing out feel the muscles any tension in your neck releasing out Feel your hips softening Just breathe and Gently bring your swing motion to stillness and place your hands down onto the ground hold here for a deep inhale and exhale and your forward fold and from here bring your hands to your hips and Gently press into the ground with your feet as you stand up tall Bring your feet in towards each other and come to a seated position Once seated bring your feet to meet each other and your knees out to the side place your hands on your ankles Sit up tall on an inhale sit up taller and on an exhale Fold over keep your hands on your feet relax your head over be mindful But you are not overly rounding your back If you would like a deeper inner thigh stretch You can place your elbows on your knees as you’re folding forward and allow your elbows To gently press your knees down towards the ground if that’s too deep of a stretch for you Just remain in a forward fold as you were doing before one more full breath here in your forward fold And slowly come back up Straighten your legs out to the side and keep your feet flexed Keep your knees and toes pointing up towards the ceiling as your feet are flexed sitting up tall and inhale on an exhale fold over Stretching your arms out in front of you. Keep your knees pointing up towards the ceiling and not in Towards the direction where your hands are going and remain here for a few more deep breaths? slowly come back up and Place your left arm on your left leg reach your right arm up and over on the diagonal over that left leg And stretching the right side of your upper body from here turn to face your left leg Framing your leg with your hands and gently stretching over that leg Keeping both sits bones even on the ground so watch that your right Sits bone hasn’t come up off the floor as you’re stretching over one More deep breath here Slowly come back to reaching up and over with the right arm Bring yourself up out of your side bend and come into the other side reaching that left arm up and over over the right leg Stretching the left side of your upper body and from here turn to face your right leg framing your leg with your hands and Once again be mindful that your left sits bone has not come up off the ground Both sits Bones are even and you’re stretching the left side of your body And slowly come back up bringing your torso Back upright Bring your legs in towards each other and come to lying flat on your back bend your legs hold on to your shins with your hands flex your feet and Gently rock from side to side if that’s comfortable for you Slowly come to stillness place the bottom of your left foot on the ground Stretch your right leg Wholly on behind the leg on the hamstring underneath the knee Flex your right foot and stretch here. You can keep your left leg bent or straight Depending on your low back sensitivity if it’s more sensitive keep it bent And remain here for a few more breaths Release your leg and bend your right leg in straighten your left leg out onto the ground Take the right leg as it’s bent and bring it over to the left side of your body Reach your right arm out to the right and look over that hand coming into a twist Hold your twist for a few deep breaths bring the leg back to center and then Switch sides bringing your right foot down on to the ground hold on to your left leg Stretch the left leg up towards the ceiling and then bring the hands to the left hamstring Keep the left foot flexed as you gently stretch your leg here Once again, you can keep that right leg bent or straight depending on your comfort here Bend the left leg in Straighten the right leg out onto the ground Take the left leg cross it over to the right side of your body Reach your left arm out to the left and look over the left hand Coming into your twist on the left side slowly bring the leg back to Center and Then bend the right leg holding on to your shins with both hands once again remain here for a moment Get ready to come into happy baby pose Bring your knees in towards your shoulders even further Take hold of your feet with your hands on the pinky toe side of your feet the bottoms of your feet should be facing the ceiling and You’re breathing here and happy baby feeling the hips softening stretching the glutes and hamstrings and the low back take one more deep breath in and then Slowly hug your knees back in towards your chest you have the option now of going into your shavasana if you’d like by lying flat with your legs straight palms facing up eyes closed and Focusing on your breathing. I have a couple of guided meditations in Shavasana if you would like to do that I will leave some links in the description box below. I hope you enjoyed this yoga Cooldown Namaste subscribe if you haven’t already thumbs up comment Thank you so much again for joining me and I will see you again

6 Replies to “Post HIIT Workout Yoga Cool Down | 10 Min Yoga Cool Down Stretch | After Workout Yoga | ChriskaYoga”

  1. Good morning Christina! I just did this yoga routine after my workout! Loved it so much! Thank you so much! Have a wonderful day! 🙂

  2. Hello Christina! I did this stretch before and just did it again at 5:45am after my workout!

    Loved it so much! Feels so good!

    Thank you so much always! Have a wonderful day! 🙂

  3. Hello Christina! This was my yoga stretch again after my morning workout! I really enjoyed it! Thank you so much again! 🙂

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