This article gives you instructions for complete stretching of the arms, including triceps, wrists, hands and fingers.
Instructions for safely performing Cobra Pose. This asana is gives our bodies a stretch that is opposite to how we normally position ourselves when reading and working.
Extension and Recovery Yoga [offsite link]
This is a great site, explains almost everything in detail including meditation.
Fourth Chakra Anahata – The Heart
This article is the next in the series “Chakra Primer”. The fourth Chakra, Anahata, is the heart. This green chakra is the center of love and compassion.
Friday Yoga Sequence
By the end of the work week you may be ready for a restful, calming yoga experience. This is a seated sequence with some forward bends and a few restorative poses that will provide the ultimate relaxation.
Head to Toe Stretches
Huggermugger [offsite link]
A huge selection of mats, including a sticky mat for a bare floor.
Inhale and Exhale during Yoga
Your breath is in tandem with the yoga postures that you practice. Each pose has the same distinct pattern and once you have practiced yoga for awhile you will feel the pattern emerge. Here are several examples to practice your breathing with the pose.
Instruction Tips [offsite link]
Hello Ladies. Enjoy this great site that offers ongoing quick ideas and tips for your yoga practice.
Introduction to the Chakras
The word Chakra is a Sanskrit word for “wheel”. Each wheel is a powerful concentration of energy and the energy is transmitted up and down the spine regulating the flow of energy that runs throughout the physical body.
Learn Yoga Tips [offsite link]
Make your life a little easier with these helpful tips.
Little Boat Pose or Pavana Muktasana
This Yoga asana stretches your spine, lower back and hip area. Great for warming up, in-between strength training sets or just taking a mental break. Also a big help for PMS!
Little Boat Twist or Parsva Pavana Muktasana
Adding a twist to the Little Boat Pose raises the difficulty level a bit, and gives your body a nice, deep stretch. Your back and spine areas are relaxed and your state of well-being is elevated!
Practicing safe stretching exercises is a must before all Yoga routines. Instructions in this article include stretching procedures for the neck, head and face.
Pelvic Tilt Pose
The Pelvic Tilt gives the body a good stretch for the lower back, hip and thigh areas. Adding upper body to this asana works the chest and abdominals as well.
Prana Yoga Clothes [offsite link]
If you´re in search of high quality yoga clothes that last for year. Try prana. You can´t go wrong with them.
Preventing Injury in Your Yoga Practice
For all of the benefits that come with practicing yoga there are many ways to also suffer an injury. Vritti, neutral alignment, posture modifications and props are elements that contribute to a safe, healthy and effective yoga practice.
Rock The Baby
A very easy Yoga stretch that´s great for the outer hip and thigh muscles. This is especially useful for anyone who spends hours sitting at a desk!
Relaxing your body is a key element to getting the most out of your exercise routine. Yoga stretches are simple and make you feel great in no time! Learn how to effectively stretch your shoulder area in this article.
Spinal Rocking or Rocking Chair
This Yoga stretch is wonderful for lengthening and warming up the spine. Follow these instructions to safely perform this posture.
This article gives you instruction for one of the easiest and most relaxing of all Yoga stretches - The Spinal Roll. If you spend a lot of time standing or sitting, this is one you should definitely try.
Standing Back Bend
Instructions for performing a Standing Back Bend, with modifications to help with some of the more common problems.
Sun Salutations To Increase Energy
Energize your body and prepare to go deeper into your postures through practicing Sun Salutations. Combining breath with movement, watch your yoga practice turn into a moving meditation.
Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutations
Take a 15 Minute Yoga Break
Sometimes a short exercise break can make you feel rejuvenated and relaxed at the same time. Try this ten minute yoga break and see how it works for you. It’s also a great way to start the day.
The Basics of Kriya Yoga
Kriya Yoga is said to reach back to the beginning of life itself. Kriya Yoga is a union between pranayama (breathing) and meditation. Many different pranayama techniques are included in the practices which seek to hasten spiritual growth.
The Heart of a Yoga Teacher
The most important thing in your class experience is the teacher, or as I like to call it, “The heart of a yoga teacher.” . A yoga teacher should be bound by virtue and honor the traditions of her training. When joining a yoga class look for the best from your teacher.
Two Roads Fitness [offsite link]
Features Natural cotton batting mats, mediation pillows, bolsters, and straps.
Weight Loss [offsite link]
Wai Lana´s newsletter offers tips for easy weight loss. Enjoy!
Why Yoga Can Wear You Out Quickly
Practicing Yoga may not seem like a workout to the observer, but the science behind this art can give it a surprising amount of punch! This article gives you some easy suggestions for getting over the "wall" you may be hitting!
Yoga In 15 Minutes
We all seem to lead hectic stressful lifestyles. Making time to relax and unwind is really important to our health, and well being. Here I offer a 15 minute yoga session that will stretch the whole body, and calm the mind.
Yoga Mad [offsite link]
Company is in the UK , great selection of mats, cushions, straps, and bolsters.
Yoga News - Newsletter
Yoga News is a weekly newsletter that runs alongside my weekly articles. Here you will find tips and advice on all things yoga related and receive my latest article as it is posted.
Yoga Pranayama-Alternate Nostril Breathing
Nadi-Sodhana means purification of the nerve currents (nadis). This is one of the most basic breathing practices you will learn in yoga. The purpose of this breathing exercise is to counteract physical and mental tension.
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