Now might be the greatest time in history to start practicing yoga at home. Many of us are in lockdown, without access to gyms and studios.
Almost every professional male athlete, in sports ranging from golf to basketball and rugby to UFC, regularly practices yoga.
One of the most challenging aspects of yoga is maintaining diaphragmatic breathing throughout and synchronising breath with movement.
In yoga, we improve flexibility by holding passive and static stretches, moving dynamically through full ROM and deepening the breath.
Yoga for strength routines build muscular strength and endurance, improve joint stability, accelerate performance and alleviate pain.
Yoga for balance sequences improve body control, proprioception, focus, concentration and enhance your athletic performance.
This simple Yoga For Anxiety sequence is designed to relax your body and quiet your mind. It is suitable for yogis of all levels.
If you’re missing more than a couple of days of your 15 mins of yoga, here is a piece of wisdom from Dr Shoma Morita to get you back on track.
Adopting "beginner’s mind" shines a light on our blindspots, giving us the opportunity to start from first principles and undo our bad habits.
"Challenge serves beautifully to introduce you to your best—and most brilliant—self." Yoga can provide you with that challenge.
We use the drishti to enhance concentration and direct attention to our inner experience. The gaze can act as a focal point for the mind.
In stressful times, a great use of your time and energy is play and playfulness. Play can be a distraction and help to unwind tension.
In part two, I describe how turning the dial back up on our interoception allows us to lead lives of greater sensation, presence and wellbeing.
Interoception is the awareness of what is going on inside your body. It can refer both to the perception of physical and emotional sensations.
Yoga For Fighters. Isn't that a contradiction in terms? Here is the Yoga 15 take on the best yoga for Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai.
In this article, I'm going to give you 5 poses that, if you're in pain and you only have a minute, will give you fast-acting pain relief.
Kick off your shoes (if you're not already at the beach) and follow this post-workout yoga cool-down to stretch out after your workout.