Triangle Yoga Pose (Trikonasana)

Triangle Yoga Pose

The triangle yoga pose improves the body’s flexibility, straightens and elongates the spine, helps to strengthen the legs, arms, ankles and feet, and opens the area surrounding the hips. This pose replicates the triangle’s innate stability, a geometric form which embodies support, balance and strength. While breathing rhythmically and deeply, focus on being still…

Full Locust Yoga Pose (Shalabhasana)

Full Locust Yoga Pose

The full locust pose tones and strengthens the buttocks, lower back, and backs of the thighs. The full locust pose firms the upper arms, helps to relieve posture and lower back problems, improving concentration, energising the entire body, and increasing circulation. Start by lying on the stomach with the chin resting on the floor…

Balancing Stick Yoga Pose (Tuladandasana)

Balancing Stick Yoga Pose

The balancing stick pose will give the circulatory system a good workout. It will tone and firm the hips, buttocks, legs and shoulders. The balancing stick pose improves balance, concentration and mental focus. It will also improve body posture will improve as well, as the shoulder and lower back muscles will be strengthened. Standing…

Downward Dog Yoga Pose (Adho Mukhmma)

Full Body Yoga Flow Sequence

The downward dog pose helps to release tension in the shoulders, align the spinal column, and strengthen the legs and arms. The downward dog pose lengthens and stretches the hamstrings and Achilles tendons as well as increasing ankle flexibility. Start with the hands and knees on the floor in the “table” position, arms below the…

The Cobra Yoga Pose (Bhujangasana)

The Cobra Yoga Pose Infographic

The cobra yoga pose tones the buttocks, back, and kidneys, as it expands the abdomen, chest, and rib cage, and firms the throat and neck. The lower back and pelvis is also replenished with the cobra pose, with increased circulation and a fresh blood supply. Lie facedown with the forehead touching the mat. Keep…

Warrior 2 Yoga Pose (Virabhadrasana II)

How to do Reverse Warrior Pose Infographic

The warrior 2 yoga pose is a bit more of an advanced extension of the Triangle pose. It provides benefits very much like those provided by the Triangle pose, along with the additional benefit of the strengthening of the muscles of the thigh and leg. Stand upright with the feet approximately 3 feet apart…

Stress Release Yoga Sequence

Stress Release Yoga Sequence

For women having breast cancer in the process of radiation therapy, yoga provides unique benefits other than reducing fatigue. Researchers revealed that although fatigue had been counteracted with basic stretching exercises, individuals who took part in yoga exercises in which controlled meditation, breathing, as well as relaxation techniques were integrated into their treatment plan…

Sport And Lower Back Pain Infographic

Sport And Lower Back Pain Infographic

Yoga classes have been connected to better back related function and also reduced chronic lower back pain symptoms in a randomized controlled study of yoga. The full article can be read here: Yoga Eases Symptoms of Chronic Lower Back Pain People who had acute lower back pain and who were advised to remain active…

Yoga for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

yoga for rheumatoid arthritis

According to a study on the benefits of yoga for rheumatoid arthritis, patients who practice yoga showed significant improvements in rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. The outcomes of the research demonstrate that rheumatoid arthritis patients who completed 12 sessions of Raj yoga, which is among the gentler forms of yoga, combining breathing and exercise techniques, showed…

How To Run Infographic

How To Run Infographic

The warm up is among the more controversial issues in sport. Trainers have diverse theories and little quality studies have been carried out to determine the optimal warm up. One study has discovered was that a shorter warm up contributed to less muscle fatigue as well as a peak power output which was 6.2…