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Yoga and Barre Instructor  💜Former Laker Girl 💌 ✨FOLLOW for Yoga tips & Barre workouts! 🤸🏼‍♀️Click for my 6 Min Barre Workout for Thighs and Legs!👇🏽

Hey guys! I just posted a new Barre Workout video on my blog! (Link is in my bio 👉🏽 @actionjacquelyn) It's only 6 minutes, and I created it with ballet-inspired moves to help you Sculpt and tone your thighs, hammies, calves, and Booty! Plus at the end I have an intense cardio barre blast that you are going to love/hate 😆 Dont forget to sign up to download your free MOVE GUIDE! Which means you get the workout as a printable downloadable PDF for you to keep foreverrrrr! ✨🙌🏽😁 Check it out now!
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✨ How to Modify COW FACE POSE, or Gomukhasana Arms 🕉 This is an amazing stretch for the shoulders, but also notoriously difficult pose for tight-shouldered people, who aren't able to hook their fingers together. That's why I'm showing you how to modify this pose so you can still benefit from it.
The simple solution to this dilemma is to hold a strap between the hands as I've shown.
Directions 🤓📚✅:
•Begin the pose with a strap draped over the shoulder of the bottom arm. •Swing the bottom arm behind your back, slide the forearm as high on the back torso as possible (Remember to keep the elbow close to your side), then grab the bottom end of the strap.
•Stretch the other arm overhead and then reach down the back for the other end of the strap. Pull with the top arm.
•Gently try to draw the bottom arm higher onto the back.
•Your goal is to one day clasp the hands together WITHOUT compramising your posture (like the image on the right).
TIPS ✌🏽😀💁🏼:
•Draw the shoulder blade down the back with the bottom arm
•Bring the top elbow closer to your ear and relax your shoulder
•Sit up gal by pulling navel into spine and knitting ribs together •Feel your head pressing back against your arms.
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Here I am, thinking of the next Tutorial I'm going to make for you guys 😜 Comment below and let me know what you want to learn!! Would you want to see more exercises like barre and pilates? Exercise techniques? Routines? Or more yoga? Which poses? Can't wait to hear from you!! -
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✨How to do EAGLE ARMS ✨ Garudasana 🕉 Relax everything and surrender once you are in this pose. It does not feel natural at first, so focus on your breath. You will feel this intensely stretching the back of your shoulders, upper back, while simultaneously strengthening your shoulders and posture muscles 💪🏽 .
I highly suggest you take a moment today at your desk to do this pose.👩🏼‍💻 Hold for 5-10 breathes.
This is also a great pose to do first thing in the morning ☀️, or when you're winding down at the end of the day.
​Correct ✅😁🙌🏽:
•While in this pose, the elbows lift, and the shoulders draw down. The two must both be happening.
•Belly is pulled into the spine.
Incorrect ❌😝🙈:
•Do not rest your arms on your chest. I always see this whenever I teach! You will not get anything out of this pose if you let them rest.
•Don't let the shoulders round forward. The elbows have to lift in order for the shoulders to draw down the back.
•Belly is relaxed here and not supporting the pose in anyway.
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Did you know that I post a new workout on my blog each week? 🤗🦄🌈💪🏽💃🏼👙☀️ Sign up now and get access to my Free Workout Library with over 20 workouts in yoga, pilates, barre and HIIT! (It's free!!) 🙌🏽🙌🏽 Link in bio 👉🏽 @actionjacquelyn

✨PRAYER POSE ✨ Anjali Mudra (Salutation Seal) 🕉 Prayer Pose behind the back stretches the shoulders, and strengthens your back and posture muscles. 💪🏽 BUT it is very challenging! 🙀 I do not recommend forcing yourself into the pose, as you may risk straining your shoulder. Instead, use the modification I've show in the bottom left photo, with the fists 👊🏼 pressing each other. 🕺🏼 If this is still too much, then hold onto a strap and work on rolling the shoulders open, and sitting up tall.
Correct ✅🙌🏽😁:
•You will feel your back posture muscles working, like your upper and mid spine, your lats, and spinal muscles.
•Fronts of shoulders are stretching, and tops of shoulders are rolling down your back, engaging down into your lats, and opening up your chest.
•Your palms are pressing together, to help support your back.
•Belly is engaged and pulled into spine.
Incorrect ❌👎🏽😱:
•Tightness or lack of engagement in the back muscles is prohibiting this pose.
•Shoulders are round
•Hands are not pressing together
•Back muscles are not engaged
•Belly is slack
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✨HOW TO DO PIGEON POSE✨This is one of my favorite poses because it is one of the most effective hip openers. 🙌🏽 It also stretches the front body, abdomen, groin, and psoas.
Correct ✅😁:
• Arch of foot is flat on the floor (not to the side).
• Hips are square and level. This starts with your back foot. You can tuck your back toes under to help spiral your thigh down.
• Thigh spirals down. This will position your hips to the correct level. Your knee should facing the floor, not the side.
• Shoulders are level, because the hips are level.
Incorrect ❌😝:
• Back foot is laying on it's side. This will throw off the entire pose.
• Hips are not square or level. Since the back foot is laying on it's side, it is rolling the entire leg in the wrong direction.
• Thigh is spiraling outwards, causing the knee to facing sideways, and this is also putting your knee at risk.
• Shoulders are not level, because the hips are not level.
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No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, show up, and never give up 💪🏽 ✨ @rapturecamps

✨8 YOGA POSES FOR STRONG ARMS & CORE✨ Yoga is incredible for strengthening the upper body and core. Not only will you feel like superwoman, (or superman), 💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽 but these moves will tone, define, and refine your muscles! Plus these are the perfect set of poses to do if you're working on handstands! I am posting these exercises to my blog, so sign up for my blog (link in bio) if you haven't yet!! -
Directions ✅:
•Downdog, Dolphin, Forearm Plank, and Side Plank: Hold for 1 minute.
•All other poses, hold for 5 breathes.
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Trust your path. Trust the process. Stop comparing. Whatever you are seeking now is seeking you ✨ -
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Stretches for the Middle Splits! 🤸🏼‍♀️ and inner thighs ✨ Hold each pose for 1 minute, focusing on your inhales and exhales. If you are more advanced, then you can hold the pose for longer - all the way up to 5 minutes. 💪🏽 Remember to hold your lower core in for each one of the poses, even while you breathe. Your breath expands and fills up your ribs. Lengthen the spine, relax the shoulders, and open the chest. :) Click the link in my bio to sign up for a free online Splits Class!! 🤸🏼‍♀️✨😁🎉🙌🏽 👉🏽👉🏽 @actionjacquelyn
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