Path to the pose – extended side angle

Path to the pose – extended side angle
How to do extended side angle (utthita parsvakonasana) Extended side angle is another yoga basic. It’s a powerful pose that lengthens your sides and spine, strengthens your legs and core, trains your muscles to support deeper breathing and boosts energy. A great pose for the morning! In this post I’ll walk you through some prep ...

Path to the Pose – Sun Salutation B

01. November 2016 Path to the pose 0
Path to the Pose – Sun Salutation B
How to do Sun Salutation B Last week I was so busy it felt like time was flying by. On Thursday it was like no time passed between leaving the house in the morning and coming back at night. I missed almost a whole day, because I was wrapped up in busy-ness and planning. This ...

Path to the pose – Sun Salutation A

Path to the pose – Sun Salutation A
This week I’ll walk you through Sun Salutation A – a basic building block of a vinyasa flow and a way to energise your body and build heat and breath at the beginning of a practice. Anyone can do this sequence, and it’s the perfect start if you want to try yoga. I’ll walk through each ...

Path to the pose – wheel

Path to the pose – wheel
This week’s #pathtothepose is another common pose that beginners and intermediates work towards: wheel or urdhva dhanurasana – this pose is an amazing back bend, heart and shoulder opener, and it strengthens arms, wrists, legs, spine, butt and core! Wheel requires a lot of warm up to open all the different parts of the body it ...

Path to the pose – crow

Path to the pose – crow
I had a conversation with my Dad recently and he commented on an Instagram shot I posted of me doing a handstand. He said he could NEVER do a handstand, and I realised I said exactly the same thing just a few years ago (and I’m still working on it). It got me thinking, on ...