Begin in mountain pose,
Ground yourself and breathe in deeply
Inhaling your arms toward the cerulean sky.
Bend forward into downward facing tomato-picker as you exhale to the soil.
Keeping your shoulder blades low on your back, reach for the red fruit, being careful to grasp it gently,
Inhale back into mountain pose.
Next, move into out-of-reach-tomato pose by getting on your hands and knees. While you are down there, take this opportunity to flex and extend through your spine, taking care to inhale and exhale with each move. Reach far under the plant to retrieve the errant fruit.
Return to an upright position from out-of-reach-tomato pose into chaturanga to halfway lift, known collectively as Darn-it’s-time-to-stand- up pose. Return to mountain pose, reaching skyward once again, stretching out that spine. Amble to the carrot patch, move into halfway lift pose, grip the top of a large carrot, stand slowly upright, maintaining your position and using your legs, pulling that sucker out of the dirt. Repeat this transition of poses until you have all the carrots you want. Return to mountain pose.
Notice how far under the fence that cucumber is.
Balance on one foot, reach forward, grasp the cuke, without falling over, place your foot back onto the ground into I-got-it pose (often known as Warrior pose), repeat this series of transitions for each cucurbit. Stand back into mountain pose, look around the garden. That concludes today’s garden yoga session! I hope you’re making life DIY today!