"Challenge serves beautifully to introduce you to your best—and most brilliant—self." Yoga can provide you with that challenge.
In this article, we'll look at normal shoulder flexibility and how a lack of range of motion can affect weight-bearing poses.
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.
Backbends improve flexibility, strengthen the posterior chain, correct poor posture, alleviate pain and increase breathing capacity.
Tight hamstrings are common amongst athletes. This tension can aggravate pain at the lower back and affect your athletic performance.
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.
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.
This simple Yoga For Anxiety sequence is designed to relax your body and quiet your mind. It is suitable for yogis of all levels.
One of the most challenging aspects of yoga is maintaining diaphragmatic breathing throughout and synchronising breath with movement.
This sequence is designed to address a range of muscular imbalances, compensation patterns and alignment issues that I have listed below.
The most common cause of pain in between the shoulder blades is poor posture while working, driving, eating or tapping away on our phones.
Almost every professional male athlete, in sports ranging from golf to basketball and rugby to UFC, regularly practices yoga.
This sequence of IT band and TFL stretches is designed to release tension and protect against iliotibial band syndrome and cyclist's knee.
If you’re an athlete, you probably have tight hips. In fact, it's almost impossible to escape tight hips, unless of course, you're a yogi.
Tight quads are common amongst athletes. Many sports, including mountain biking, rowing and even running are quad-dominant.
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.
A consistent yoga practice is great for rehabbing sore feet and ankles but sometimes you need a little extra. In this article, I’ll demo 4 techniques.
Yoga for neck pain is certainly worth a shot if you feel as though you're running out of options. Try these 3 PNF stretches to get you out of pain.
There are a number of ways in which knee pain, commonly experienced by runners and cyclists, can be alleviated with yoga.
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.
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.
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.
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.