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Surya Namaskar

Surya Namaskar

This article explores Surya Namaskar (sun salutes) from an Iyengar Yoga perspective. Surya Namaskar is a warming sequence of movements that can help to stimulate your heart rate and boost your energy levels. It can strengthen your wrists, arms and chest, and bring...

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How To Do Sirsasana (Headstand) Step By Step

How To Do Sirsasana (Headstand) Step By Step

Salamba Sirsasana (headstand) is one of the main asanas that form the nucleus of an Iyengar Yoga practice. B.K.S. Iyengar describes it in his book "Light On Yoga" as being "the king of all yoga poses". Headstand, or one of its variations is included in virtually every...

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Relaxation In Every Asana

Relaxation In Every Asana

Progressing with Asana requires not only strengthening the body, but focussing the mind. Yoga provides a framework of techniques that help to foster and enhance self awareness. This greater degree of self awareness only becomes possible via fostering relaxation in...

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Two New Backbend Videos On YogaSelection

Two New Backbend Videos On YogaSelection

Two new videos focussing on backbends have just been released on yogaselection.com. Head to the weekly classes section of the website to stream the classes. BACKBENDS AND INVERSIONS - WEEKLY INTERMEDIATE CLASS 29 Improve your backbends, inversions and standing poses...

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Arm Balances – Week 31 Classes

Arm Balances – Week 31 Classes

This weeks classes build on some of the work from last week. Arm balances are featured in both classes. The intermediate and advanced classes are now ready to stream from yogaselection.com. HIPS, WRISTS AND ABDOMINALS - WEEKLY INTERMEDIATE CLASS 31 This class begins...

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Shoulder Opening Standing Poses

Shoulder Opening Standing Poses

Head to the classes page to stream Weekly Intermediate Class 41. This 35 minute class will help to improve the mobility of your shoulders. Some specific shoulder poses are included in the sequence, but in addition to this, adaptations have been made to other classical...

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