Sun Salutations – Surya Namaskar A and B

Sun Salutations – Surya Namaskar A and B

In Vinyasa Yoga, we most of the time start with a couple of rounds of Surya Namaskar A then B. The purpose is to warm up the body while lengthening and strengthening the body before going deeper into other poses (asanas). There are many variations of Sun Salutations...
Ujjayi Breath

Ujjayi Breath

Ujjayi breath is the ‘yogi breath’ – the one that you should ideally learn and practice during your yoga class. Use this breathing technique when you hold poses in Hatha yoga and allow the flow of your breath to lead the movements in Vinyasa yoga....
Hip Opening Sequence

Hip Opening Sequence

Hips opening poses are a must in today’s society. We spend so much time sitting that the muscles shorten and tighten, triggering all sorts of reaction in the body, from sciatica problems, to sacro-iliac pain and lower back problems, naming a few. The ‘hip...
Sweet stretches for quadriceps

Sweet stretches for quadriceps

Ending our week on quadriceps, I feel that I have found new ways of stretching and targeting different muscles to find those sweet spots that feel so nice to work on. We have learned about our body and why the quads are so important to pay attention too. A lot of knee...
Hamstrings close-up

Hamstrings close-up

This week, I had planned to focus on Hamstrings and Quadriceps. It turns out we only focused on our hamis, paying close attention to lengthening and strengthening them. Next week, we will take a closer look at our quadriceps then! Saying that we only focused on our...