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The Sun Salutation in Yoga

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ID: 1311 Upper Intermediate
Start your day off right with ChinesePod as we greet the sun and slip into the lotus position! If you haven't already guessed, we're at yoga class. If you've ever wondered what to call yoga positions in Chinese, or if you ever find yourself getting lost with your Chinese-speaking yoga instructor, then have we got a lesson for you! Check out this video for a glimpse into the world of yoga.
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瑜伽 yújiā yoga
拜日式 bàirìshì Sun Salutation (yoga)
盘起 pán qǐ to fold up
收起 shōu qǐ to retract
hǎo ,gèwèi tóngxué 。jīntiān wǒmen lái liànxí yújiā zhōng de bàirìshì 。
Okay, students. Today, we're going to practice the Yoga exercise, 'Sun Salutation'.
qǐng dàjiā pán qǐ shuāngtuǐ ,shuāngshǒu fàng zài liǎng xī shàng ,shōu qǐ xiàba ,bì shàng yǎnjing 。
Everyone, please sit in the lotus position and place your hands on your knees. Pull your chins in and close your eyes.
hǎo ,wǒmen lái shēn hūxī ,yī xī ,yī hū ,xīrù xīnxiān de kōngqì ,hūchū tǐnèi de dúqì 。
Okay, now let's take a deep breath. Breathe in, breathe out. Breathe in the fresh air and breathe out that poisonous internal air.
xiànzài qǐng dàjiā zhílì ,shuāngjiǎo bìnglǒng ,shuāngshǒu yú xiōng qián hé qǐ ,tiáozhěng hūxī ,shǐ shēnxīn píngjìng 。
Now, everyone, stand up straight, bring your feet together and put your hands together in front of your chest. Regulate your breathing and put your mind and body at ease.
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