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Hop into Spring with an Easter Yoga Sequence

Young woman doing online yoga class
Young woman in Lunge Pose

As the flowers bloom and temperatures rise, it's time to ditch the winter blues and embrace the energy of spring. And what better way to do that than with an Easter Yoga Flow? Let's hop into the season with a sequence designed to awaken your body, mind, and spirit.


How are Easter and Yoga Related?


Physical Benefits

From a young age, we've associated Easter with an indulgence in sweet treats, like chocolate eggs and bunnies. While there's nothing wrong with indulging our senses, moderation is the key to staying healthy (I'm still working on this one!) The postures in this sequence will strengthen our muscles, improve flexibility, and enhance mobility. But that's not where it ends . . .


Mental Benefits

Easter is a symbol of renewal and rebirth – themes that are present in yoga philosophy. By focusing on the breath in each pose, we can let go of distracting thoughts or worries and cultivate nurture our inner calm. This can be especially beneficial during holidays, when stress levels can run high.


Spiritual Benefits

The spiritual aspect of Easter celebrates new beginnings, growth, and transformation – all elements that align perfectly with the core principles of yoga. Through regular practice during this time, we can cultivate inner peace and happiness by connecting with our inner selves.


Combining physical movement with spiritual contemplation, this short revitalizing sequence captures the essence of Easter through yogic asanas that celebrate life and transformation.

Let's Break Down the Easter Yoga Sequence

Cross-Legged (Sukhasana) Starting in Sukhasana can help you connect with inner peace and stillness during the Easter season. This gentle pose helps to open your hips, lengthen your spine, and calm your mind.


Seated Side Bend By physically stretching one side of our body while grounding down through the other, we create balance within ourselves – an important aspect of physical health and spiritual growth.

Standing Forward Bend (Uttanasana)

This pose helps stimulate digestion by massaging internal organs, such as the liver and kidneys. Forward-bending poses have a soothing effect on mind and body by activating our parasympathetic nervous system. This helps reduce any post-Easter stress while promoting relaxation.

Warrior B (Virabhadrasana B)

Warrior B  brings strength and stability to the body. It symbolizes courage and determination– qualities essential for the expansion associated with this holiday. Allow yourself to feel empowered and ready for whatever comes your way as you move towards growth and renewal this spring season.


Exalted Warrior Exalted Warrior is a revitalizing and empowering pose that can help you kickstart your Easter celebrations with a burst of energy. Exalted Warrior stretches and expands the side body, helping you release tension and move with greater ease.


Pyramid Pose (Parsvottanasana)

Parsvottanasana helps stretch the hips, hamstrings, and shoulders – areas that can become tight and stagnant during the winter months. As we transition into spring, it's important to release any stiffness in these areas to fully embrace the season of renewal. Through the patience required to hold the pose, we can nurture calmness and clarity within ourselves by focusing on the breath and alignment.

Pigeon Pose (Kapotasana) Pigeon Pose invites a moment of introspection and aids in the release of tight hips – often referred to as our "emotional junk drawer." Our lifestyle alone contributes to the build up of tension in this area. Kapotasana encourages us to release stagnant and unresolved energy held within our bodies. In letting that go, we invite space for something new.


Child's Pose (Balasana)

Balasana is great for digestion and can alleviate discomfort from indulging in Easter treats. As you fold forward over the thighs, you gently compress the abdomen, which stimulates digestion and improves blood flow to the digestive organs.


Legs Up the Wall (with or without a wall)

Lifting our legs skywards shows how simple it is to invert our perspectives. This can be a powerful reminder to surrender, let go of what no longer serves us, and make room for growth and transformation.

Just as nature sheds its winter coat and blossoms into spring, we too can shed tension and negativity and embrace a fresh start—not only in the spring, but each and every day. I hope this Easter Yoga Flow helps bring joy, ease, and positive energy into your day. May it serve as a reminder of your infinite potential for growth, rebirth, and transformation.



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