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Yoga Poses For Office Workers

Yoga Poses For Office Workers

A Yoga Sequence For Office Workers This sequence of yoga poses for office workers will help correct problems commonly associated with spending long hours sitting at a desk or in front of a computer. In our modern age poor posture is becoming increasingly prevalent....

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Ardha Padmasana

Ardha Padmasana

Ardha Padmasana In this class we feature ardha padmasana (half lotus pose). We look at ways of introducing this asana into your practice. Before you progress to this pose it is important that you have first consolidated the basics of the forward bend asana group....

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Parivrtta Parsvakonasana

Parivrtta Parsvakonasana

Parivrtta Parsvakonasana This class will help you to gain new insights into the standing pose parivrtta parsvakonasana (revolved side angle pose). This pose features a deep lateral rotation of the vertebral column and its associated muscles, tendons and ligaments....

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Restorative Forward Bends

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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Virabhadrasana 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...

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