Rachael Hayward
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This twisty Surya Play sequence will stretch your side body, 'wring out' your spine, elongate your quadriceps and open your hips :) Give it a try! And get creative yourself by sharing your favourite Surya Namaskar variation with us! #Suryaplays We might pick your Surya Play variation and broadcast it to a large audience on The International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Find out more: https://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/surya-plays-for-the-international-day-of-yoga-a-free-online-class

This twisty Surya Play sequence will stretch your side body, 'wring out' your spine, elongate your quadriceps and open your hips :) Give it a try! And get creative yourself by sharing your favourite Surya Namaskar variation with us! #Suryaplays We might pick your Surya Play variation and broadcast it to a large audience on The International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Find out more: https://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/surya-plays-for-the-international-day-of-yoga-a-free-online-class

YOGA SEQUENCE: TITTIBHASANA / FIREFLY POSE WARM UP: Sun salutations A & B x5 each google if unsure 1. MALASANA 10mins If 10mins is not possible then do less, this applies to the whole sequence 2. LIZARD POSE 2mins Like warrior 1 legs with heels hip width & go as low as you can to open the hips 3. PYRAMID POSE 1min Shorten the stance slightly from lizard pose and straighten the front leg, fold inside the leg if elbows touch down lift front ball of foot 4. PRASARITA PADOTANASANA 1min I…

YOGA SEQUENCE: TITTIBHASANA / FIREFLY POSE WARM UP: Sun salutations A & B x5 each google if unsure 1. MALASANA 10mins If 10mins is not possible then do less, this applies to the whole sequence 2. LIZARD POSE 2mins Like warrior 1 legs with heels hip width & go as low as you can to open the hips 3. PYRAMID POSE 1min Shorten the stance slightly from lizard pose and straighten the front leg, fold inside the leg if elbows touch down lift front ball of foot 4. PRASARITA PADOTANASANA 1min I…

#YogaTutorial : #ShivaPose When I first saw this pose on Instagram, I couldnt figure out what was going on. Thankfully @rachel.yoga posted a video to explain the mechanics behind the pose. So here's me sharing the love! Tips : 1) stretch your hamstrings in forward folds. Hold for at least 3 minutes 2) open your hips in pigeon pose. Hold for at least 3 minutes 3) start with your bottom foot in slightly closer to begin 4) hook your leg up as high up your shoulder as possible. Good luck ...

#YogaTutorial : #ShivaPose When I first saw this pose on Instagram, I couldnt figure out what was going on. Thankfully @rachel.yoga posted a video to explain the mechanics behind the pose. So here's me sharing the love! Tips : 1) stretch your hamstrings in forward folds. Hold for at least 3 minutes 2) open your hips in pigeon pose. Hold for at least 3 minutes 3) start with your bottom foot in slightly closer to begin 4) hook your leg up as high up your shoulder as possible. Good luck ...

#jasmineYogaTutorial : #SuperSoldier Easier than it looks. So dont feel intimidated. Give it a try :) Tricks / Tips 1) stretch out your hamstrings. a lot. This pose needs you to push against your shoulder to get the bottom leg completely straight so that means more work. Make sure hamstrings are warm before trying. 2) Get your shoulder IN! Not just touching the side of ur knee but all the way behind and in. 3) When trying to hook the shoulder, use one hand on the calf like I did in photos...

#jasmineYogaTutorial : #SuperSoldier Easier than it looks. So dont feel intimidated. Give it a try :) Tricks / Tips 1) stretch out your hamstrings. a lot. This pose needs you to push against your shoulder to get the bottom leg completely straight so that means more work. Make sure hamstrings are warm before trying. 2) Get your shoulder IN! Not just touching the side of ur knee but all the way behind and in. 3) When trying to hook the shoulder, use one hand on the calf like I did in photos...

#jasmineyogatutorial : #DragonflyPose or #GrasshopperPose The biggest challenge in this pose is to get your foot high up your arm. There's really no easy around this but to practice more hip openings like all variations of the Pigeon pose. Tips and tricks 1) Do 90• pigeon n practice bringing your elbows outside foot. If your right leg is in front, bring right elbow outside right foot. 2) If u can bring ur foot high enough, you will have enough space to rest your knee on your elbow which m...

#jasmineyogatutorial : #DragonflyPose or #GrasshopperPose The biggest challenge in this pose is to get your foot high up your arm. There's really no easy around this but to practice more hip openings like all variations of the Pigeon pose. Tips and tricks 1) Do 90• pigeon n practice bringing your elbows outside foot. If your right leg is in front, bring right elbow outside right foot. 2) If u can bring ur foot high enough, you will have enough space to rest your knee on your elbow which m...

All the steps to gently twist your spine by amazing DYY ambassador @move_yo_asana

All the steps to gently twist your spine by amazing DYY ambassador @move_yo_asana