One of my favourite balancing postures that also opens the front of the body, the chest, abdomen, hip flexors and the shoulders. Natarajasana.
Do you sit for long periods throughout the day? in this very short video we get up from our desks and move together. Let me know how you feel after taking short breaks throughout your day to move.
Highly recommend journaling for everybody.. A beautiful way of getting our thoughts and emotions down on paper.
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This pose stretches and strengthens the legs, especially the hamstrings, and improves core strength. It is a great spinal stretch and also stretches your shoulders and builds your balance and coordination.
One of my favourite postures for grounding & strength is Goddess pose. Goddess pose asks us to get in touch with the divine feminine within ourselves, balancing our strength and power with deep inner wisdom.
A pose that can look easy from the outside, but so much body awareness is needed to get it into the correct alignment. Warrior III strengthens the legs, improves balance, and builds core strength.
This is a deep hip-opening pose that strengthens the muscles in the thighs and bottom. It tones the abdomen, ankles, and arches of the feet. This pose also opens the chest and shoulders, improving breathing capacity and increasing circulation throughout the body.
This shows up often in my classes. Give this a watch and start practicing the different modifications and variations to see what works best for you.
Downward Facing Dog or Adho mukha śvānāsana in Sanskrit is possibly the most recognised yoga posture, we work through this time and time again in our yoga practice. Seen as a basic posture to so many, it can actually be a tricky one to get right. Every human body works a little differently, but use these alignment cues and tips to help make your downward facing dog a little more comfortable for your body.
In this video we’re looking at the breakdown on chair pose, also known as utkatasana.