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Reunite With Your Body | Yoga With Adriene

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– Hi everyone.
Welcome to Yoga With Adriene. I’m Adriene and today we’re
reuniting with the body and it feels so good. So hop into something comfy,
and let’s get started. (upbeat music) Alrighty my darling friends, let’s begin today’s
practice at the top of the mat, in Mountain Pose. Carefully place your feet,
stand up nice and tall, lift your heart,
and bring your palms together, Anjuli Mudra,
let’s start this practice by closing the eyes. And taking a deep breath in. Use your exhale to actively
relax the shoulders down. Let go of any stress or tension
that might’ve built up there. And today’s session
is all about reuniting with what matters most. And we know that
when we get disconnected from the things
that matter most, time with ourself, our breath, disconnection to center,
whatever it is, then it starts to
manifest in the body, and we can get a little stiff,
or we can even get sick. So today, we’re just
gonna tend to the body with the beautiful flow. We’re gonna jump right in,
so you bring the breath, and bring a little
gratitude for this time that’s so valuable. Thank you for
sharing it with me. When you’re ready,
bend your knees. Drop your fingertips down,
spread the fingertips wide. As you inhale,
reach up towards the sky, big breath,
so big stretch here. And then exhale to bend the
knees, send your fingertips down towards the ground,
Forward Fold. Three cycles of breath here as you get the
head below the heart. You can bend your knees as
generously as you like here. You can shake the head
a little yes, a little no. Even clasp opposite elbow
and rock gently side to side. Start to find
what feels good here. Again, letting
any stress or tension that may have accumulated
in any area of the body, allowing this
practice with the breath to help release
that, relieve you of any tightness that
has accumulated in the body. (softly chuckles)
Benji’s relaxing here. In your next inhale,
let’s lengthen the crown of the head forward, lift
the spine up about halfway. You wanna create
length in the neck as you breathe in. And then use your exhale
to slowly fold it back down. Alright, from here, fingertips
are gonna come to the mat, we’re gonna kick the
right foot all the way back, lower the right
knee to the ground. Front knee stays
over front ankle and we start to stretch
it out here, breathing deep. Inhale, open your chest,
look forward. Exhale, peel the
left hip crease back. Flex your left toes towards
your face, big stretch here. Inhale to find
length in the neck, maybe look forward again. And then exhale,
roll through that left foot. We’re gonna lift the back knee. Get light on the fingertips,
big stretch here. Inhale, draw the
shoulder blades together. Let your heart
energy radiate forward. Then exhale, plant the palms, step the left toes
back to Plank or Half Plank. Take a deep breath in as you
puff up through your back body, hollow through the front body, Big breath in. Long breath out. And then inhale
then look forward. Shift forward on the toes. Exhale to keep elbows
hugging into the side body as you lower all the
way down to the floor, or your dog’s paw. Then inhale, press
into the tops of the feet, lift your chest up,
Bhujangasana, Cobra, nice and low here
to start. Hey, bud. And then exhale, release. Curl the toes under,
option to press up to all fours here,
or power up to Plank. From all fours or Plank Pose, send the hips up and back,
Downward Facing Dog. Inhale, lots of love in
here as you pedal it out, stretching through
the side body. And exhale, reconnecting to the fingerprints, the knuckles,
your foundation. Awesome, here we go,
inhale in here, exhale. Find stillness in Downward Dog. Keep breathing. And then when you’re ready, bend the knees, carve a
line with your nose, look up. You’re gonna step just right
foot, just the right foot, all the way up,
lower the left knee down. Great, nice low lunge
here on the other side, front knee over front ankle. Breathe deep, stretch. Great, inhale to open
your chest, look forward. Exhale to slowly
take the hips back. So notice how my left
hip is over my left knee. I’m not coming all the way back. Pulling the
right hip crease back. Flex through your right foot,
so active in the foot. Inhale to open the chest,
look forward, and exhale to roll
through your right foot. Get light on the fingertips. You’re gonna
lift the back knee, strong back leg here. Reach your left
heel towards the back. As you inhale, tug the
shoulders away from the ears, open the chest,
think about drawing your shoulder blades
in towards each other here and melting them
down the back body. Great, awesome work,
inhale in. Exhale to plant the palms. Step it back to
Plank or Half Plank. Hug the elbows
into the side body. Look forward, shift forward. Keep breathing as you
lower down all the to the belly or to your dog’s chest,
then inhale, rise up, maybe a little bit higher this
time, Bhujangasana, Cobra. And use your exhale to
slowly lower it down. Press up to Plank or all fours, yogi’s choice,
take deep breath in. And then exhale,
hips up high and back, Downward Facing Dog,
awesome work. Beautiful, ground
through the left heel now. Inhale, lift the
right leg up high. Exhale, shift it forward. From here, you’re
gonna again make sure that front knee
is over front ankle and then nice and easy, go ahead and lower the back
knee to kiss the earth and take your right
hand over to meet the left. So we’re here in a
bit of a Lizard variation. Awesome, from here
you’re gonna walk the palms out off the mat,
creating what feels like a Downward Dog
shape in the front body. And then option to keep the
back knee down on the earth or we’ll lift it up,
strong back leg, really reaching
that left heel back. Pulling the right hip
crease back here actively, breathing deep,
walking the hands out. Awesome,
take one more breath here, really breathing
into all four sides of the torso, strong back leg. Good, and then slowly
walking the hands back to frame your right foot, inhale, open the chest,
look forward. Exhale to plant the palms,
step the right toes back, Plank or Half Plank. This time, Chaturanga to Up Dog, or repeating belly to Cobra. So moving with your breath,
using the inhale to lift the heart,
Cobra or Up Dog, and then we’ll meet
in Downward Facing Dog, moving with the breath. Nice work.
In your Downward Dog, anchor through the
right heel this time. Inhale, lift the
left leg up high. Exhale, shift it
forward nice and easy. Try to step that
left foot up lightly. Then when you’re ready, check
front knee over front ankle, ground down through all four
corners of the front foot as you lower your
right knee to the earth. Great, swing
your left arm around and we’ll walk it out
this time, off the mat, towards the front
right corner of your mat or towards your dog’s face. And breathing deep here. Option to lift the back knee. Really strong in
that back leg here as you reach the
fingertips forward. Then peel the
left hip crease back, feel that kind of
hugging to the midline, that lift up
from the pelvic floor. You’re breathing into all
four sides of the torso here. Soften through the jaw,
soften through the skin of the forehead, take
one more big breath in. Good, and then slowly, you can walk the hands
back to frame the front foot. Back knee lowered or lifted, inhale, open the
chest to look forward. And then exhale to
plant the palms, step it back and take a vinyasa, belly to
Cobra, or Chaturanga to Up Dog. Move with your breath here,
no need to rush. We’ll meet in
Downward Facing Dog. Hips up high, heart melting towards
the tops of the thighs. Try to find that
external rotation in Downward Dog in
the upper arm bone. So your biceps are
shining in towards your ears, elbow creases towards
the front edge of your mat. Awesome work, inhale in. Exhale, slowly bend your knees, carve a line with
your nose to look forward and then slowly
make your way to the top. Keep breathing, you can hop,
you can step. You can crisscross, and
then when you get there, use your next inhale to find that flat back
position once again, lengthen through
the crown of the neck. And exhale to soften,
fold everything down. Root to rise here, inhale,
reach for the skies, spread the fingertips, big
beach ball up and overhead. And then exhale, palms
kiss together overhead and slide back down into home. Prayer position at the heart. Take a breath here,
observe, feel it out. Good, bend the knees, fingertips
go down to come up here. So inhale, root to rise again,
big stretch. Exhale, rain it down this time,
Forward Fold. Inhale, halfway lift,
moving with the breath. Exhale, soften and bow. Good, plant the palms,
step one foot back, then the other, Plank Pose. Inhale to shift forward,
look forward. Exhale, belly to Cobra,
or Chaturanga to Up Dog. Move with your breath. Downward Facing Dog,
when you get there, inhale lots of love in. (Benji softly barks) Exhale lots of love out. Good, anchor
through the left heel, inhale, lift the
right leg up high. Exhale, shift it forward.
Step it all the way up. This time,
pivot on the back foot and rise up strong, Warrior I. Reach the fingertips up high, pull your right hip crease back. Back foot is strong,
left toes turning in, and sometimes people will ask me what the knife
edge of the foot means when I say press
in the knife edge. It means that sharp outer edge of your foot is grounding down so you kind of feel this
lift through your inner arch. Find Virabhadrasana I here,
Warrior I, lift your chest, inhale in. Exhale to rain it all the way
down, pivot on the back foot. Plant the palms,
step the right toes back. You can go straight
to Downward Dog here, or take a vinyasa.
Moving with your breath. We’ll meet in Downward Dog. When you get there, again,
inhale lots of love in. Exhale lots of love out, bend your knees,
get into your body. Give your thinking mind a break. Anchor the right heel, when you’re ready, inhale,
lift the left leg up high. Exhale, shift it forward,
strong core. Step it up lightly,
we’ll pivot on the back foot, back toes turned in,
and when you’re ready, we rise up strong,
Virabhadrasana I, Warrior I. Strong legs, pressing into the
outer edge of that back foot, hug the low ribs in,
breathe deep, inhale. And then exhale,
raining it down. Come back to your lunge,
step it back, take a vinyasa here or move
straight to Downward Facing Dog. Good, inhale in
Downward Facing Dog. And exhale,
let the heels get heavy. Good, bend the knees,
inhale to look forward. Exhale to make your way to the
top once again, Forward Fold. Inhale, halfway lift,
your version. Exhale, soften and fold. Inhale, reach for the sky,
big stretch, big breath. Exhale, palms kiss together and slide back
down to the heart. Close your eyes here, inhale. And exhale. Good, fingertips
go down to come up. Inhale, reach for the sky. Exhale, Forward Fold
all the way down. Inhale, halfway lift
with the breath, exhale fold. Beautiful, from here,
plant the palms, step or hop it back, Plank. Shift it forward, belly to Cobra or Chaturanga to Up Dog,
flowing with the breath. Meeting in Downward Facing Dog, inhale in here. Exhale to empty it out. Inhale, lift the right
leg up here, Three-Legged Dog. Exhale to shift it forward. Step it all the way up. This time keep
the back heel lifted, you could always
lower the back knee, and we’re gonna inhale,
sweep the fingertips forward, up and back, high lunge. Front knee over front ankle,
strong and steady here, connecting to the core,
draw your navel in and up just a bit,
find that inner support system. Then from here we’re
gonna bring the palms together, up and overhead, slowly take
the fingertips to the right. Feel this stretch
in the left-side body, front of the left hip crease, as you do a deep twist
over towards the right, bringing the outer
edge of the left elbow to the outer edge
of the right knee. Again, you could always
lower the back knee here, breathing deep. Breathing,
breathing, breathing. Finding that
length in the crown. Find that belly breath. Reach the back heel way back if your left knee is lifted, and then slowly
bringing it back to center. Frame your right foot,
plant the palms, step it back,
straight to Down Dog, or moving with your
breath through a vinyasa. Reuniting breath and body. Meet me in Downward Facing Dog. And when you’re ready,
anchor the right heel first, and then inhale,
lift the left leg up high, Three-Legged Dog. Exhale, shift it forward,
strong core. Step it up nice and easy,
squeezing your thighs to the midline as you
swoop the fingertips forward, up and back,
find your high lunge. Beautiful, stick with it,
stay calm, control your breath, inhale in. Exhale, palms kissed
together up and overhead. Slow tilt to the left,
strong foundation here as you feel that
stretch in the right side body, and as you’re ready,
diving into your twist here. Back knee can come to
the ground at any time, spiraling your
heart up towards the sky. Strong back leg if you
have the right knee lifted. Now everyone,
return to the breath. Breathe into your belly,
massage those internal organs. Lengthen through the crown. You got this, one more inhale and then use the exhale to
guide you back to the lunge. (softly mimics swoosh) Alright, last vinyasa here,
plant the palms, step it back,
take it or leave it, moving with your
breath nice and slow. Meet me in
Downward Facing Dog. Nice. In Downward Dog,
take three deep breaths, in and out, in and out,
in and out. Then bend your knees
after your three breaths. Make your way to the top
of your mat nice and slow. Forward Fold. And then bending the knees,
tucking the chin, and go slow here,
rolling up through the spine. Observing your breath noticing the quality
of air in the room, the quality of your breath, and noticing how
you feel in your body. As you rise back up to where we started,
Mountain Pose. Close your eyes,
let everything go here. And just take one
last final beat to be in your body. Let the breath just
return to its natural rhythm, natural flow here. And then slowly
drawing the palms together at the heart space, once again, giving thanks for this time to just reconnect, reunite. Find what feels good. Take one last breath in then exhale to bow the head to the hands toward the heart. Namaste. (upbeat music)

100 thoughts on “Reunite With Your Body | Yoga With Adriene”

  1. Dear friends. Today we reunite with our body, because we all know that sometimes we can get disconnected. What else do you need to reunite with today? xx

  2. Wow this was wonderful after being sick for a few days. Didn’t expect to break a sweat! Lovely thank you Adriene 💕

  3. I’ve been out of practice over the past few weeks. My daughters 14th birthday, first day of school and many drs visits for my husband who will be having heart surgery mid September. This is exactly what I needed today. Reconnecting! Gonna need my yoga practitioner cento get me through these next several weeks! Namaste

  4. A full practice you really connect with your body and your mind. Strengthens the muscles. You also can feel a strong foundation everytime you do it. It makes a powerful body and spirit. Namaste.

  5. Omhmgmgmggmmgg immmm so proud to say tht I'm finally finally caught up with all ur currentnvideos whoot whoot!!! This practice def had some of my fav poses the cobra to up dog hehehehe wowowo the most I've done in ages lol n in one video…great way to end my day yippies!!!;))))

  6. Just in time when I feel so out of it.
    I stop doing Yoga for months and when I felt I needed somewhere to start, this is perfect for me. Thank you 🙏😊

  7. This was another video that met me exactly where I needed to be met. It had a way of making me realize how off track I had gotten. You spoke exactly what I needed to hear, and in following your instruction, everything seemed to flow in the right direction. This is only the second video I've found of yours, but I think I may have found a new teacher. Thank you for doing this!

  8. Does anyone else here "keep your gaze out" as "keep your gayS out"? 😁 Not sure if she said it on this video but everytime she says it, it cracks me up! Like, I wish there were so many handsome gay guys around that I'd have to keep them out during yoga 😛

  9. Thank you Adrienne! This was just what I needed 🙂 love your ability to inspire and keep the fun in working out and achieving a higher sense of self.

  10. My mantra for when I'm struggling with depression or self-doubt:
    "Tap into your inner smile! Even if it's a small one."

  11. This year has been the most consistent i have practiced. This practice (after battling a week long cold) was just what i need to get back in check with my body and remind me why i started at this in the first place! Thank for this awesome community Adriene! Kinda shocked myself after a week that I still had the fire within to work through this one as the observer!

  12. Didn’t realize this wasn’t the first video of the reunite playlist, but that doesn’t matter! I have been struggling to get back to the mat and this session definitely gave me what I needed today! Along with my 5yr old telling me to keep going! Thanks Adriene 🥰

  13. Hi Adrienne This is been the best reunion with myself!!! Great session.I have been doing your morning yoga practices,ps my favorite one is when you are on a dock in Washington and you spotted the seal in the water,very cool! Work has been stressful and the energy there has been tense.This practice is just what I needed! The trees are turning a bit of Early Autumn color here in Maine,but still beautiful weather!Thank you for being a constant positive presence in our lives!!! NAMASTE,Alice

  14. That could be a great morning practice! I'm trying to squeeze in more stretches in the morning. This could be the one I try first 🙂

  15. That was a very good work out, mind you, I am fairly fit. At the end I had activated so many muscles I felt all of my body in a meditative mindful connection with my body. Thank you for your videos. You are really fantastic.

  16. I had never done yoga regularly in any way until your videos, which I discovered in the last year, and I am falling in love with it and feeling more open and flexible (in body and mind) than I ever have before (spoken from a life of being tight-muscled and resistant to change). Thank you for such a wide range of yoga videos and levels that can fit anyone, even me!

  17. That yoga sequence made me feel so good. I feel like I can have a good night's sleep now. This channel is so special to me. I don't spend much time with friends or family, but when I do, we do yoga together following you. Thank you for sharing.

  18. I'm really out of my yoga routine right now and this video was everything that I needed. I'm staying at my grandparents place for a few days and they have a beautiful garden, so I decided to go out for this practice and it was amazing to feel the grass under my feet and the sun in my face, thank you!

  19. Would you consider doing more full length practices? Love the quality of your content and I would happily contribute to a patreon or membership to help support hour long practices.

  20. Love it. I did this one a few days ago, and then again today. It's interesting to note things that are different from one time to another when re-doing the same routine previously done.

  21. oh geeze thank you Adriene. every time I'm in a rut, you're my go-to for resetting. thanks once again for helping me reconnect.

  22. Thank you, thank you, thank you so much for these videos. They are helping me through my ppd and stress. My toddler isn't very good at yoga yet but I keep trying to do it.

  23. Starting up my yoga practice again and as always found the perfect video with you. Thank you so much for posting and for being a positive motivative yoga force :), much love 💓.

  24. So lovely and sweet 🌊 Could you pleeeaase make a yoga video « when you miss somebody » ?
    Love and light xx

  25. I had my eyes closed throughout this practice, I needed a re-connect. In our ending mountain pose, I actually saw a beautiful mountain with a yellow/orange sunset behind it. So beautiful and so much needed, I feel great! Thank you once again, Adriene!

  26. I'm depressed so what have I got to lose but the blues…
    Thank you Adriene, in our era the body has become alienated from the mind for many people – you are giving the world a crucial gift – it's easy to be cynical and shrug it off, but movement is a medicine to heal the soul.
    How is it that the potential we all posses becomes beaten down and suppressed?
    I guess like Bruce Lee says "be water"…
    Do you dig Akira the Don and Wattswave?

  27. It's useful before going to bed too, thank you very much adrienne. This class not only connect with my body, I could appreciatte some body parts that I previously ignored; for example, I saw that doing barefoot yoga helps me to energize of Mother Earth, strenghten my balance and be more careful with my feet 🦶🦶. Namaste 🧘‍♂️🙏

  28. I'm just getting back after taking nearly 2 weeks off the mat due to sickness. After 3 years of almost daily practice (last extended time off was after an op), I'm trying to be sensible in recovery. This was the perfect welcome back. Thank you!

  29. Can we have a 60 day challenge some time ? because i'm worried that once i finish this set and start the next challenge it's going to start at the basics again. Or maybe just a continuation set of videos for an older challenge <3 I love your videos, started 23 days ago and i'm improving so much faster than i thought i would !
    i've been sprinkling your newer videos in after the daily challenge videos for an extra burn.

  30. Love this practice! And I'd love to see a practice for anxiety, yoga with Adrienne has changed my life in so many positive ways. I have always struggled with an anxiety disorder even as a child, I know I'm not alone in this either. But anyway I'll shut up now and just say I'd love to have a practice that focuses on anxiety that's it! Much love and peace to everyone!

  31. My nephew saw Benji on the screen and went “kitty” once explaining he was a dog he then goes and grabs every dog related toy in the house and brings it to me 😂😂💗

  32. Thank you Thank you Thank YOU!. 
    My mantra is; Self Love, Self Care, Self Aware, Able to Share. 
    I found you on youtube the winter of 2018. Getting to outside classes is difficult and frankly I can't afford it. I also have a dog named Otis who prefers to be with me as much as dogly possible. You are part of my healing journey of the last 5 years. I am so very grateful for your time, your teaching, your silly side and your shared love of yoga. I can say now, finally, at the age of 60, that I have a regular daily in home yoga practice because of you. I'm finally even comfortable to do yoga on my own without a guide. I do still prefer that though. And I can now keep up with you! Blessings to you, Benji (Otis says woof), your family and all the budding yogis and yoginis here. Namaste.

  33. For some reason, my cat always knows when it is time for my daily yoga, and loves to meow and rub against my legs and arms all throughout my practice begging for love, especially during down dog (it's her favorite, I think). She must sense and be drawn by the peace I feel during my time on the mat. Today, she was intrigued by Benji being on the screen and put her paws up on my computer to check out what was going on. Thank you for your videos and for everything that you do!! Namaste <3

  34. It's been a long time since I've stepped on my mat. I'm beyond happy that this was the first practice I chose to do in such a long time. Thank you Adriene! xx

  35. First time in many months I've been able to roll out my yoga mat and follow along with you. It's been hectic in my life with a house move and new job. So glad to re-connect – I feel so much better thank you! X

  36. Interestingly, I did almost half the practice with the eyes closed and I was more aware of my body, thanks to my haptic awareness (cue: see feelingly). Again, interestingly, it was only you saying "or towards your dog's face" that obligated me to open my eyes!

  37. Perfect practice to get back into the flow after nearly a month due to traveling with only a few twists incorporated here and there while away. thanks for obliging with another great flow, Adriene. You da bomb!

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