Let’s discuss how to actually maintain or even get rid of that back pain: Do practice sitting and standing yoga postures to help strengthen the back. Think tall. Utilise core support by lifting the front of your pelvic and engaging pelvic floor. Strong core equals healthy back. Don’t lose your natural lumbar curve. Slumping, or rounding the spine encourages bad posture
Yogic way of nourishing. For some Yoga is what do twice an week, or when you want to bring balance in your life or its fun you have with friends on Saturday afternoon. For some Yoga is what you breathe, feel and live every day. Whatever reason you enjoy yoga, there is a diet that can support the yogic lifestyle.
Give The Gift of Yoga. The iYogaBody gift voucher is a perfect way to introduce your friends and family to Yoga. Allow them to enjoy the same benefits as you are getting from your regular practice. If your friends are into Yoga already, they will definitely enjoy this gift! Classes suitable for Beginners and more Advanced students. Choose any class and
Despite Yoga popularity, there’s one part of the population that largely remains hesitant to do yoga – men. Consider this, hard-to-ignore benefits men can gain from yoga: Increase athletic performance. Frequent yoga practice, will improve your flexibility and awareness, as you learn how to properly align your body to transfer body force more efficiently. Prevents injuries and speed recovery.
If you get tired, learn to REST not to Quit Adho Mukha Virasana (aka Child’s Pose) is a beautiful, resting posture that invites us to turn inward in a reflective, quiet way and is an excellent “antidote” to the hectic pace of life. Apart from being an iconic resting pose during your yoga practice, childs pose has many therapeutic benefits and can
Yogis are twisted. Fact. Twists are neutralising position of the spine after lots of strong back bends or forward bends and particularly after head balance.. Twists are working the abdominal, obliques, back muscles, shoulders, pelvis, neck etc… Some yoga twists come from lower spine and others from upper spine, as long as you do them correctly and therefore safely. Before
Understanding the mechanics of your feet in yoga and the patterns in your foot health is the first step to establishing a solid foundation in your practice. Feet are Foundation of the temple of the body, yet our feet aren’t JUST foundation. Not static anyway. Our bodies are mobile, flexible and our feet meant to be flexible too. But we often neglect
IMHO… From my humble teaching experience and constant observation of my students, there are mainly 4 things I would like them to avoid: Holding your breath Yoga is breath led, if you are holding your breath or going red in the face you’ve gone too far! Link your body movement to your breath flow. Generally inhaling as you reach up
When new students come to my yoga class, they naturally have a question or two for me so I’ll try to cover the most common here: I am not flexible enough, will I manage? Yes, you will. Yoga is NOT about touching your toes. Its about how you feel on the way down.Yoga is about living and feeling. Open your mind
Relax, nothing is under control.. Savasana (Relaxation) – pose at the end of any yoga classes, looks like a sleeping pose however this is not the pose you fall asleep in. It is very simple therefor accessible to everyone yoga pose. Yet.. It’s the most difficult yoga pose to master and consequently needs a lot of concentration on each part