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A Winter Sun sequence to start your day

  • 25 December 2023

Our u3a Subject Adviser for Yoga, Patricia, shares a Winter Sun Sequence to start your day off with a moment of calm.

 This sequence consists of five postures (standing or seated).

Repeat 3 or 6 times 


A stick figure of a person sitting on a chair with their arms clasped in front of them, with their elbows bent, in a namaste position

 

 

 

Seated on chair- hands in ‘prayer’ position at heart centre – 6 breaths

 

A stick figure sitting on a chair, leaning forward and lifting their arms above their head

 

 

 

Breathe in –raise arms. Breathe out – (Sun) backbend. Breathe in- return

A stick figure sitting on a chair with their arms in front of them, with their hands together

 

 

 

Hands to prayer – breathe out- stretch arms forward. Breathe in- return

A stick figure sitting on a chair with their arms outstretched horizontally away from them

 

 

 

 

Breathe out- open arms out- chest level. Breathe in return

A stick figure sitting on a chair, leaning forward with their arms reaching backwards towards the back of the chair

 

 

 

Breathe out- sweep arms back- hold sides of chair. Breathe in - return

A stick figure sitting on a chair leaning forward. The words at the top of the image say "Forward Bend"

 

 

 

 

Arms to side of chair. Breathe out- half forward bend with arms……

A stick figure of a person sitting on a chair with their arms clasped in front of them, with their elbows bent, in a namaste position

 

 

 

…. breathe in- return to ‘prayer’ Breathe in and out quietly x 6 rounds.

 

Read more from Patricia, and get in touch with her for support with your u3a yoga group, on her Yoga Subject Advice page.



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