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Relax with Restorative Yoga
Slow down and let your mind and body relax. How do I do that? Turn to Restorative Yoga to find balance in your life. This style of yoga uses props to help the body relax. One your muscles begin to relax your mind will get the message and become quiet.
Second Chakra Sacral –Chakra Primer
Chakras are energy centers throughout the body each with their own distinct characteristics. There are 7 Chakras running from the base of the spine to the crown of the head. This is the second Chakra the Sacral Chakra. It is part of my series – Chakra Primer.
Short Yoga Primer of Asana
In yoga the poses we perform are called asanas. No posture is assumed mechanically, rather they involve a great deal of body awareness, concentration, listening to your instructor, breathing, and eventually balance of mind, body and breath.
Social Courtesy in Yoga Class
Do you expect a certain level of social courtesy in your yoga class? Keep in mind that everyone should have manners and consideration for those who share your class. You are entitled to the enjoyment you came fore. Here are some things “not” to do in yoga class.
Starting a Home Yoga Practice
However you come to yoga you are going to eventually want to start a home yoga practice. When you are setting up a home yoga practice there are two basic areas of structure: practicality and reasoning; and inner yoga. Here are some tips that I hope will harmonize both areas for you.
The Six Branches of Yoga
It is thought that originally yoga was a practice to prepare the body for extended meditation as well as the mind. There are many styles of yoga but there are only six branches of the original tradition.
Thursday Yoga Sequence
This short yoga sequence is next in a week of yoga sequences. Thursday’s sequence is based on poses that are beneficial for the 3rd Chakra the Solar Plexus.
Wake Me up Yoga Sequence
This short sequence will make getting up those few minutes early well worth it. Do the entire sequence twice and add a few seated warm-ups for a complete practice.
Warrior I Series
Standing yoga poses are great for improving balance, strengthening legs, hips, and arms. If your looking for some new standing poses or poses to add to your existing routine then give The Warrior Series a try. I'm sure you'll enjoy the long reaching forward bends as you build lower body strength.
What's Your Favorite Yoga Pose
What is your favorite yoga pose(asana)? Your favorite poses can say a lot about you. See if you can find where you might fit in.
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