There are an infinite number of exercises we can do with the breath, but the fundamental one that we yogis all come back to time and time again is to lie down in savasana (relaxation or corpse pose) and observe the breath with as little manipulation as possible. In this video from our online yoga club, Colleen and I walk you through three versions of savasana, with do’s and don’ts plus tips on using a simple prop and adjustments to help completely relax your body and mind.
“Let go, for these five minutes of your day,” says Colleen. “Disperse the tension…. It’s amazing how much tension we hold. Go into every cell of the body with your mind’s eye and just give it the message that it’s OK to relax.”