In this short video, yoga teacher Hilary Nihlen demonstrates a very accessible version of the Moon Salutation that you practice lying on your back. Not only will this provide wonderful all-over stretching and gentle movement through many of your joints, but moving in a coordinated fashion with your breath will help improve both mental focus and agility. —Nina
Hilary Nihlen has been teaching yoga since she received her 200 hour certification in 2013. She will complete her 500 hour certification with Himalayan Institute this year. Hilary learned how to teach yoga to students with larger bodies with Dianne Bondy and Amber Karnes’ Yoga For All training and how to teach students with different physical abilities with the Accessible Yoga training. She believes that the teachings of yoga are available to everyone. Hilary has a master’s degree in art history and has worked in academia and art institutions. You can see more of her accessible yoga adventures on instagram at @hilaryyoga.
This post was edited by Nina Zolotow, co-editor of the Accessible Yoga blog and Editor in Chief of Yoga for Healthy Aging.
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