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Inside Poses – Warrior 1

By |November 23rd, 2013|Categories: Inside Poses|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Warrior 1 (Virabhadrasana 1)
This pose improves flexibility of the thighs, calves, abdomen, shoulder joint, and ankles. It promotes the releasing of the poas muscle which is useful for most yoga poses and helps to develop good posture and alignment. Warrior 1 also works to expand the ribcage- increasing lung capacity. It strengthens legs, arms, shoulders and the back.

As a dynamic pose, warrior 1 encourages good circulation, and is highly energising. After performing this pose one feels more open and proud- like a warrior.

With the support and guidance of a good teacher that is mindful of alignment and posture, warrior […]

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Inside Poses – Cat and Cow Pose

By |November 22nd, 2013|Categories: Inside Poses|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Cat Pose (Marjaryasana) & Cow Pose (Bitilasana)
Cat and Cow poses help to improve the flexibility and mobility of the spine and they also work the abdominal muscles. It also gently strengthens the wrists and shoulders, and massages the digestive organs. The Cat-Cow sequence is a good to start a practice with because together these postures flow like magic easing you into connecting with breath and movement, and helping you to be present with the sensations that come from moving between the two.

Try closing your eyes whilst moving between the two and allow yourself to experience the subtle sensations, and […]