Focus: Yoga poses for swimmers. This class is the latest instalment in our Yoga For Athletes Series. It features yoga poses that will be particularly beneficial for swimmers. In addition to a comprehensive range of shoulder opening variations the class also focuses on the other main muscle groups associated with swimming. The latissimus dorsi, triceps, deltoids and trapezius are all targeted. Improving strength, stability and mobility in these areas will also be beneficial to non-swimmers. In relation to your legs, the class will help improve kicking related plantar flexion in conjunction with variations that will lengthen your calf muscles.
Key Poses: Anantasana preparation, gomukhasana arms, garudasana arms, trikonasana, parsvottanasana.
Equipment: Mat, chair, 2 blankets, belt.
Duration: 50 min