Yoga and meditation with Jessica

Consciousness — the condition of being awake and able to understand what is happening around you
Pranayama — the yogic practice of focusing on breath
Internal gaze — a long look at your inner world
Deep breathing — filling maximum amounts of air into the lung
Concentration — a process in which you put a lot of attention, energy etc. into a particular activity
Asana — the pose or posture of yoga
Spine — (backbone) the line of bones in your back which form a support structure of your body
Chest — the part of the body, between the neck and the stomach
Forearm — the part of the arm that is between the wrist and the elbow
Palm — the inside part of the hand, between the wrist and the fingers
Index finger — the finger next to the thumb that you use to point at something
Pelvis — the set of bones at the lower end of the spine which attaches legs to the body
Thigh — the part of the leg that is above the knee and below the hip
Shin — the front part of the leg that is below the knee
Calf — the back part of the leg between the knee and the foot
Ankle — the place above the foot where the foot and the leg are connected
Big toe — the largest toe
Heel — the back part of the foot that has a rounded shape
To focus — to give special attention to one particular thing
To bend — to move your back or any other part of the body in a way it is not straight
To breathe in/out — to fill the lungs with air/ move air out of the lungs
To lift up — to move something to a higher position
To drop — to move something to a lower position
To stretch — to pull the parts of the body (often arms and legs) so that they are as long as possible, to exercise muscles
To lengthen — to make something longer, or to become longer
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