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Upper Body Stength

Journey Series

Upper Body Stength

Strengthen your shoulders and upper back in this quick upper body builder designed for those of you who are new to yoga. Recommended props: 1 strap

Continue the Journey

Journey Series

Day 1
Upper Body Builder for Beginners
22

Min

1

Level

Strengthen your shoulders and upper back in this quick upper body builder designed for those of you who are new to yoga. Recommended props: 1 strap

Day 2
Practice Plank
9

Min

1

Level

Take a look at some of the common misalignments of plank pose, and then practice this powerful upper body, core and leg strengthener.

Day 3
Open Your Shoulders with Dolphin Pose
19

Min

1

Level

Receive the many benefits of dolphin pose, which is an incredible shoulder opener and preparatory pose for inversions. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 blanket

Day 4
Shoulder Flow
30

Min

1

Level

Building shoulder strength and flexibility takes time, but this short beginner practice will help you get there. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap

Day 1
10 Minute Arms
10

Min

2

Level

Tone your biceps, triceps, shoulders and upper back and in 10 minutes flat you'll be on your way to having those gorgeous yoga arms!

Day 2
Back Strengtheners
10

Min

2

Level

This is a quick yoga sequence that focuses on strengthening your back.

Day 3
Quick Upper Body Builder
15

Min

2

Level

This yoga sequence will tone your biceps, triceps, pecs and upper back.

Day 4
Upper Body Strength
14

Min

2

Level

Proper alignment is key to developing upper body strength in a way that will be safe and effective for the rest of your practice. Recommended props: 2 blocks

Day 5
Upper Body Toner
14

Min

2

Level

This is a short but intense yoga sequence, but approach with humor and you will have fun while making your upper body stronger.

Day 6
Power Up
17

Min

2

Level

Strengthen your upper body, then reward yourself with some feel-good stretches to release tension and increase flexibility. If you don't have blocks, use boxes or books. If you don't have a strap, use a belt. Recommended props: 2 blocks, 1 strap

Day 7
Upper Body
19

Min

2

Level

Strengthen your upper body with this solid, strong and quick practice.

Day 1
Upper Body into Crow
21

Min

3

Level

Upper body toning yoga sequence leading to side plank and crow.

Day 2
Fit Flow
24

Min

3

Level

24

Min

3

Level

Build strength in the upper body and stabilize the shoulder joint. Recommended props: 1 block

Day 3
Upper Body Flow
27

Min

3

Level

Strengthen all of your upper body muscles including the shoulders, biceps, triceps and deltoids. Recommended props: 1 block, 1 blanket