parsvottanasana

Restorative Forward Bends

Restorative Forward Bends Here is a sequence of supported standing poses and restorative forward bends to help you physically and mentally relax. Props such as bolsters and chairs assist you to remain for extended periods of time, with reduced muscular effort, in these rejuvenating poses. This slower paced class will be gentle on your body and soothing for your nervous …

Supported backbends

Supported Backbends

Supported Backbends This sequence is designed to re-energise your backbend practice. The class will help you to get back to including backbends more regularly and confidently in your home practice. It will be ideally suited to times when you feel you are in need of a backbending re-start. In addition to consolidating the foundations and fundamentals of this energising asana …

urdhva mukha svanasana

Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

Urdhva Mukha Svanasana Urdhva mukha svanasana (upward facing dog pose) is a great pose for lifting energy and preparing your body for a session of backbends. We commonly practice this pose in conjunction with other backbending asanas. It can, however, be helpful if we sometimes explore this pose and its many variations in isolation, as the sole focus of your …

yoga for stress relief

Yoga For Stress Relief

Yoga For Stress Relief This 45 minute class features supported inversions and restorative chest opening poses. The Yoga For Stress Relief sequence will help to calm your nervous system and release tension from the diaphragm region. It will be well suited to times when you are feeling stressed, anxious or overworked. It will also be an ideal practice if you …

Yoga for the Gluteals

Yoga For The Gluteals

Yoga For The Gluteals The gluteals are a group of three muscles located in the buttock region. They play an important role in bringing strength, stability and mobility to the whole body. In addition to being strong, the gluteals can also be a relatively inflexible muscle group for many people. This can present problems when practicing certain yoga poses. The …

yoga twists

Yoga Twists

Yoga Twists Twists are the main focus of this Sequence. It will be a great for helping to improve the health of your back. A wide variety of yoga poses require access to spinal rotation. Yoga twists from standing, seated and reclining positions are all included here. The benefits of practicing yoga twists. Poses like this will help you to …

Pranayama

Pranayama

Pranayama Body, mind and breath. This sequence features restorative yoga and pranayama (breath control). Benefits of Pranayama (Breath Control) It will help you to restore strength, health and well being. The sequence includes supported poses, therapeutic poses and reclining chest opening poses to help promote relaxation and combat stress. It also features poses that facilitate breath awareness and lead in …

Urdhva mukha svanasana

Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog Pose) Urdhva mukha svanasana (upward facing dog pose) is a great pose for lifting energy and preparing your body for a session of backbends. It is commonly practiced in conjunction with other backbending asanas. It can however be helpful to sometimes explore this pose and its many variations in isolation, as the sole focus …

viribhadrasana 3

Virabhadrasana 3

Virabhadrasana 3 This sequence features a tutorial style exploration of virabhadrasana 3. The entire sequence is designed around building your understanding of this key standing pose. Explore Key Actions and Techniques: In addition to exploring the fundamentals the class also includes related variations that help to isolate key actions and techniques. Breaking the pose down in this way can help …

Urdhva prasarita padasana

Yoga Poses For Abdominal Strength

Yoga Poses for Abdominal Strength Improving your abdominal strength can contribute towards correcting poor postural habits. This can help you feel stronger, more energetic and confident. Including yoga poses for abdominal strength in your yoga practice can help to fast track postural improvement. The abdominal muscles help to support your spine and improve its ability to lift against the effect …