3 Beginner Hip opening Poses (Release Tension!)

Think of what you do when you feel angry, your unconscious reaction is to clench your jaw. This same action of clenching happens in your hip when we feel threatened or hear bad news, our natural response to stress is to bend forward and raise our knees up into a fetal position to protect our core. This action uses the hips and when these muscles … Continue reading 3 Beginner Hip opening Poses (Release Tension!)

Garland Pose (Malasana)

Garland Pose is one of the basic Yoga poses to stretch and strengthen the lower body. The muscle groups focuses are on the Thighs, Hamstrings, Groin, Lower back. It also serves to improve your balance and works out all the smaller muscles as you hold stability in the pose. It also elongates the spine and relaxes the lower back muscles. You can always make use … Continue reading Garland Pose (Malasana)

Suryanamaskar (Sun Salutation)

Suryanamaskar is a yoga routine with 12 poses all performed one after another in a sequence. It is a full body routine and targets all the large muscle groups, which makes it a great part of your weight loss routine. The heart opening postures along with the breathing flow help detoxify your blood, and oxygenate the brain. Along with the many varied benefits of yoga, … Continue reading Suryanamaskar (Sun Salutation)