Are you caught up in a cycle of stress?  And are you feeling fatigued as a result? In backbends, we come face to face with the boundaries of our flexibility, patience and equanimity. But learning to practise within our limitations instead of struggling against them can...

Whether you are a runner, cyclist, or athlete, chances are that you suffer from over tight hamstrings.   If you are a man however, chances are that your hamstrings are tighter than women folk.  And this is a legacy from our hunter gatherer evolutionary origins. So,...

Forward Bends can be wonderfully relaxing and make you feel pleasantly introspective. However, they can also strain or injure your lower back, especially if the backs of your legs are tight. So practise with caution. Learning to practise forward bends correctly means that you must pay...

  Kapalabhati is a breathing technique used specifically to promote cleansing. The intake of oxygen makes the blood richer and renews the body tissues, while great quantities of carbon dioxide are eliminated. Kapalabhati massages the internal organs, stimulates digestion and elimination and removes stale air and toxins...

  https://youtu.be/Azs-w4p5Sb4 This pose is good to try at the beginning, middle or end of a session to help you relax, rest, restore, reflect, observe change and counterpose. It helps you to come into the moment and promote inner focus and awareness.   Step-by-step techniqueLeave plenty of space between...

  The Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskara) is a great dynamic morning sequence. The Sun Salutation is an important building block in yoga as it combines a number of key poses. For the first Sun Salutation of the day, take a few extra breaths in each pose to...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PclvkB5OnVg This twist and core sequence improves digestion and strengthens the abdomen, hip flexors and the spine. This wonderful twist, Half Lord of the Fish (Ardha Matsyendrasana) stimulates the digestive fire in the belly and increases your appetite. The pose massages the liver and kidneys and stretches your...

https://youtu.be/XxnP2zsbBdQ Bharadvaja’s Twist   This gentle twist is a tonic for the spine and the abdominal organs. Step-by-step technique   Sit on the floor and swing your legs to the left. Lay your feet on the floor outside your left hip, with your left ankleresting in the right arch. Make...

https://youtu.be/kdiqeo-c-JY * strengthens and stretches your legs, knees and ankles * stretches your groins, spine, waist, chest and lungs, and shoulders * stimulates abdominal organs and helps constipation * increases stamina 🤸‍♂️ Thanks to @bhutilondon for sharing the space For more tips on how to live a healthier lifestyle, check out...

https://youtu.be/ggPKFyWl3_0 * helps to relieve lower back pain * excellent twist for the spine and gut * stimulates internal organs, including the liver and gall bladder * improves metabolism and circulation * if you are suffering from constipation or IBS, this pose promotes calm within the intestine 🤸‍♂️ For more tips...

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