Benefits: Here we are at the first of 3 separate leg, stretching poses. After completing the balancing series, we have effectively and efficiently warmed the muscles of the legs for a deeper, more therapeutic approach in this series. While this pose does continue to stretch and tone the greater muscles of the legs, we also […]
Benefits: Here we are at the final balancing posture of our balancing series. Balancing Stick pose is a one legged balance held for 10 seconds only. Because the posture itself is held for such a short amount of time, it is important to give your “all” from the start – and hold on until you […]
Benefits: Here we are at the balancing series! After an intensely focused warm-up series, we arrive at our one-legged balancing series. This is where the mind and body really come together in an effort to strengthen the spirit. Once the body is properly warmed, the challenges of class become a way that we strengthen our […]
Benefits: The benefits of Awkward Pose are many. Mainly we aim, when properly aligned, to stimulate circulation to the lower limbs of the body. The legs are considered the roots of the nervous system and are stabilized from the ground through the feet. The feet are the epicenters of nerve endings and can dictate a […]
Benefits: The benefits of back-bending with correct form are infinite. Opening the front of the spinal column can provide access to spaces between the vertebral discs that are otherwise closed off from poor postural habits. Back-bending with proper alignment can help to strengthen the vertebral column, stimulate the central nervous system, and nourish the soft […]
(side-bending only) Benefits: The benefits of Half-Moon (side bending only…we’ll get to the backbend and forward fold next month…be patient!) are many fold. After warming up the elasticity of our lungs and pulmonary prowess in Pranayama breathing, we begin to wake up the spine’s energy, preparing our bodies for the deeper yoga practice. Hatha yoga […]
Posture of the Month “Pranayama: Standing Deep Breathing” Benefits: We open the series with this deep breathing exercise in order to prepare the body for it’s ultimate healing capability. As we know, breathing calms, yet simultaneously invigorates the nervous system. Deep breathing, especially practicing this technique, can increase the amount of oxygen in our bodies […]
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HotYoga4You Rockville Centre
Nassau County, Long Island
274 Merrick Road, 2nd Floor
Rockville Centre, NY 11570