There's a lot of yoga postures that people recommend for winding down, but for my routine, I specifically target the muscles that are often overworked and overlooked throughout my day running around the city.
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By the end of the day, my feet are killing me, my back is in pain and I'm slouching, my joints are stiff, and my attention is scattered. This is a great routine for anyone right before bed to help care for tired, achey muscles, and center and motion the mind to get ready for a good night's sleep.
It's also a good routine to promote relaxation if you're feeling a bit anxious.
In the video, I borrow from ballet to help stretch motion our feet, then move through some yoga forward folds to release the hamstrings and the back. We spend a lot of time seated and lying down to promote relaxation and the feeling of the ground supporting you.
Most importantly, we breathe, very slowly and intentionally. It's an open-level class for anyone even if you don't have experience with yoga. If you have any injuries, always listen to your body and check with a physician if you have questions about yoga with an injury.