Vinyasa Flow

Vinyasa flow has become my favorite yoga class. It improves your body circulation, opens the chest and allows the lungs to breathe. Here are some poses I do daily to stretch, and help strengthen my back and hips. Most important tip: remember to breath during these exercises.

  1. Downward dog: relieves stress, energizes the body, helps prevent osteoporosis.
  2. Lunge: Hip flexibility, improve core stability,, helps spine stability.
  3. Warrior 1: strengthens the legs, opens the hips and chest and stretches the arms and legs. Develops concentration and balance.
  4. Warrior 2: opens hips, and chest.
  5. Reverse warrior: improves balance, spine flexibility, thighs and chest.
  6. side angel: helps with lower back pain and sciatica. Stimulates abdominal organs.
  7. triangle: stretches the hips, and opens the chest.
  8. half moon: strengthens, thighs, abdomen, ankles. Stretches groin and hamstrings.

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Yoga: 5 simple poses to start the day

When traveling sometimes the furthest thing from your mind is exercise . Long flights, fatty foods, alcohol intake are all part of a normal vacation but exercise while traveling is very important. Hotel rooms can be small, and they don’t always come with a work out facility, so simple yoga moves can help you start the day feeling rejuvenated. All you need is a towel and small space. These 5 poses are great for your cardiovascular system, as you scroll down, I will list the major health benefit each pose focuses on.

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Helps open the lungs

Alleviate lower back pain

Improves digestion

Strengthens your arm muscles

Elevates mood

 

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Alleviates stress

Lowers blood pressure

Activates abdominal muscles

Strengthens your spine

 

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Strengthens joints, spine and muscles

Stimulates abdominal muscles

 

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Strengthens your knees

Stretches your hips

Helps build mental focus

 

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Helps with fatigue

Alleviate stress

Stretches your back torso

Relaxes the front of your body