Ever had that experience when you think you’re doing what the teacher said, then they adjust you and it’s totally different to what you had been doing? I know I have, so so many times. Verbal cues are essential as
Some poses seem like they’re simple but in actual fact there is a lot going on. Parsvokonasana, extended lateral pose, is one of them. It is a valuable hip opener, leg and core strengthening, and side of the body lengthener.
Hail The King of Asana? I’m a yoga teacher and still I’ve injured my neck in headstand. Sensational statement and true, there is context though. First, I have a Scoliosis, which means my spine curves like an S sideways as
Sitting for long periods of time has so many damaging effects on our health. From a medical perspective studies show an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, obesity and even cancer (according to the Mayo Clinic). From a
So you get the idea that sitting is bad for you in many ways. Today is a simple spinal twist that many people do by instinct anyway. I used to be a high school teacher and I would see countless
We have covered some chest, shoulders and hip flexors and now it’s time to delve into everyone’s favourite hip openers. Sitting on a chair at a desk means we are sitting in just one plane of motion, and it’s the
No but yes. It depends on the type of stretching you’re talking about, and yes there are different types. Typically the kind of stretch before exercise people think of is the fold forward, try to touch your toes and hold