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.
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.
Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga for Relation
This type of yoga is called Kum Nye (Koom Nyay. Kum Nye brings many wonderful benefits such as rest from mental and emotional stress; counteraction of stiffness and rigidity while providing muscle tone; increased circulation of the blood; and the ultimate benefit of total relaxation.
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 youīre in search of high quality yoga clothes that last for year. Try prana. You canīt 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 thatīs great for the outer hip and thigh muscles. This is especially useful for anyone who spends hours sitting at a desk!
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.
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.
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.
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. Its also a great way to start the day.
The Six Branches of Yoga
It is thought that originally yoga was a practice to prepare the body for extended meditation as well as a meditation itself. There are many styles of yoga but there are only six branches of the original tradition.
Two Roads Fitness [offsite link]
Features Natural cotton batting mats, mediation pillows, bolsters, and straps.
Weight Loss [offsite link]
Wai Lanaīs 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 for Healthy Knees
The knee is considered to be the largest and most complicated hinge joint in the human body. Practicing standing poses in yoga can help you have healthy strong knees. Fifteen minutes a day of standing yoga postures is enough to strengthen the muscles that insert and surround the knee.
Yoga for Upper Body Strength
Yoga is an excellent source of resistance training, using your own body weight to provide the resistance, and building muscle in the process. Yoga is especially great for upper body strength, sculpting and defining your arms and shoulders with specific poses.
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.
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