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420 smoke & stretch: Energizing (part 1 of 4)

An energizing stretch that you can do in 4:20 minutes or less!

Did you know that the time between 2-5pm is associated with the element of Air? That’s why you might feel a little spacey and find yourself in an afternoon slump. For your 420 smoke and stretch break, instead of reaching for a cup of coffee, how about trying some of these poses?


  • Props: A Mat
  • Main Points in Posture:
    • Wrist pain in contraindicated - try going on your forearms to modify (it will be harder!); This is considered an inversion so those with high blood pressure should consult with a physician beforehand; Injury to the back. 
    • This pose strengths and elongates the spine, improves digestion, strengthens the legs and arms. Calms your nervous system. 
    • Your butt does not need to touch the wall. You can keep a soft bend to your knees if you need it. 
    • Keep your feet parallel
    • Your index and thumb fingers should point forward to encourage broadening across chest. If you have tight shoulders, you can turn your hands out a little.
    • Fingers are grounding down to avoid dumping weight into wrist joints.
    • Those with tight hammies should bend their knees so that they can prioritize a long spine. Eventually the legs can straighten.

Want to do what's next?
⁠Part 2
⁠Part 3
Part 4