Tadasana – Standing Still

We don’t often consider Tadasana as a posture – it’s just something to begin from or rest in. When practicing any posture in yoga we are training ourselves to focus on something in particular rather than letting the mind wander. And Tadasana is no different – in fact it it’s quite a difficult posture fromContinue reading “Tadasana – Standing Still”

3 Steps to Plank Pose

Plank pose is a great posture for strengthening the abdominals, arms, shoulders and back muscles. We have been practicing this in class and will continue next half term, extending the duration and possibly having a go at some variations such as leg raises and side plank. EXCITING! Here is a handy guide to help youContinue reading “3 Steps to Plank Pose”

Janu Sirsasana

Last term we worked on grounding postures including ones which had lots of earth contact and ones that worked especially in the pelvis area. Hopefully this work gave an experience of feeling supported, having strong ground beneath us and good foundations on which to build both stable postures and a stable life. In the lastContinue reading “Janu Sirsasana”

Janu Sirsasana – learn the benefits

Last term we worked on grounding postures including ones which had lots of earth contact and ones that worked especially in the pelvis area. Hopefully this work gave an experience of feeling supported, having strong ground beneath us and good foundations on which to build both stable postures and a stable life. In the lastContinue reading “Janu Sirsasana – learn the benefits”