Power yoga combines the traditional yoga practices of Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Tristhana. Ashtanga refers to performing a specific series…
One of the most important aspects about teaching Yoga for aerobic benefits, is a two-fold practice that includes holding challenging poses to build strength, while maintaining a flow from pose to pose, during less challenging postures. To achieve this, your students must be experienced enough to know pose names and positions, as well as to hold the pose with correct technique.
As you continue to breath, feel the rooting of your left foot into the floor. When you are ready, you can lean forward over the end of your Yoga mat and “fly” like an Eagle. This is a great posture for practicing balancing skills. This Yoga posture will also strengthen your quadriceps.
In an emotional game, often pitting one against one opponent, composure is imperative. Yoga, long proven to increase focus, also teaches calming breathing techniques. When facing an opponent, use experience gained from meditation and pranayama to put on a serene game-face. Quite a few professional tennis players make headlines with their on-court temper tantrums. Composed players gain more respect from both competitors and spectators.
Yoga, Tantra and S¡mkhya, were developed by this admirable people. Their civilization, which is also one of the most advanced of ancient…
Another added benefit that yoga for runners offers is an increase in lung capacity. This is especially attractive for marathon runners…
The work in this Yoga pose is to use the leverage of your arms and the movement of your breath to subtly wind and unwind the asana as you inhale and exhale. With each inhale; twist a little deeper by leveraging your right elbow against your left knee. With each exhale; allow the pose to release just an inch or two.
Now switch to the right side and go through all the routines. As you may know, you do not have to keep these routines in the order as demonstrated; you can break them up as you feel. As I’ve said, there are no rules. All these techniques are great for improving your golf swing, focus, balance, endurance and for an overall successful game of golf.
Teaching Bow Pose to your Yoga students will help them to maintain flexibility throughout the entire front side of their bodies. A regular practice of Bow Pose will also help to strengthen their back muscles, further helping to prevent back injuries. This Yoga pose also helps to boost metabolism and increase energy flow throughout the body. Bow Pose is usually practiced after the Sun Salutations and standing postures, including balancing standing postures.
To practice Adho Mukha Svanasana, come to Mountain Pose at the front of your Yoga mat. With an inhale, raise your arms overhead. With your next exhale, bring your hands down the front of your body in Prayer Position all the way to your Yoga mat. Place your hands next to your feet and with your next inhale look slightly up, and then with an exhale, jump or walk your feet behind you so that your body creates an inverted V.