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Bedtime Yoga Sequence

Bedtime Yoga Sequence

Bedtime yoga sequence. This sequence will be ideal for the end of a hard day. It is also perfectly suited to the end of a hard year. Here is a short sequence that will help to combat fatigue. It will be the perfect antidote for times when you are feeling overtired or...

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Janu Sirsasana (Head to Knee Pose)

Janu Sirsasana (Head to Knee Pose)

Janu sirsasana (head to knee pose). This key forward bending asana incorporates aspects of both forward bends and twists. For it to be a balanced pose it requires movement and opening from multiple regions of the body at the same time. This means that it can be...

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Marichyasana 3 (Seated Twist)

Marichyasana 3 (Seated Twist)

Learning the twisting poses is great for maintaining and improving your spinal mobility. These types of poses will help you to release and lengthen the muscles associated with your back.  Twists will also target your shoulders. In the twisting movements you require...

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Parivrtta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle Pose)

Parivrtta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle Pose)

In this class we take an in-depth look at the standing pose parivrtta trikonasana (revolved triangle pose). We will explore key actions and troubleshoot common problems that may arise when practicing the pose. In addition to deepening your understanding of this...

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Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Bow Pose)

Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Bow Pose)

This class helps you to improve shoulder mobility whilst practicing urdhva dhanurasana (upward bow pose). It includes techniques and that will assist you to bypass shoulder stiffness and create a more balanced and composed asana.  For urdhva dhanurasana to be a...

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Standing Forward Bends

Standing Forward Bends

Practicing forward bends from a standing position can be an effective way of bypassing restrictions associated with stiff hips or knees. Whilst standing you will often have added freedom to mobilise your legs and arms. This can help to support your spine whilst in...

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Yoga For Upper Body Strength

Yoga For Upper Body Strength

Yoga for improving upper body strength. This 20 minute class will help you to strengthen your wrists, arms, shoulders and chest. It includes a variety of energising poses from different asana groups. Improving your upper body strength can bring many benefits. It can...

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Yoga For Depression & Anxiety

Yoga For Depression & Anxiety

This class features a sequence to help combat depression and anxiety. Despite being separate conditions, depression and anxiety often overlap and can benefit from similar approaches when practicing yoga. Reducing your stress levels, calming your nervous system,...

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Seated Yoga Poses For Shoulders

Seated Yoga Poses For Shoulders

This 35 minute class features seated yoga poses for shoulders. Apart from the use of a chair the class relies on no other specific yoga equipment. This makes the class well suited to home or even office practice. The sequence includes a variety of poses and arm...

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Yoga For Hip Bursitis

Yoga For Hip Bursitis

This class features poses that target your hip flexors, IT band, piriformis and gluteals. Improving mobility in these areas can be helpful for yoga practitioners suffering from conditions like hip bursitis. Hip bursitis results from inflammation in the bursa, or fluid...

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Restorative Yoga Sequence

Restorative Yoga Sequence

                            This class features a restorative yoga sequence. Each pose in the sequence is supported with yoga props. The supports help to preserve energy and give you the option of...

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