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Yoga Class on Dec 4, 2011

posted Dec 5, 2011, 7:39 AM by Balvihar Teachers Yoga   [ updated Dec 20, 2011, 9:18 AM by Balvihar Administrator ]
Light Warmups
        The class worked on warming up their bodies by a light jogging in place.

This class was focused on performing asanas while seated.

Badhakonasana (Butterfly Pose)
  • Strengthens the pelvic region.
  • Gently lengthens the spine and provides relaxation to the lower back and the thighs.

Click on the link to learn about Badhakonasana.

Ardha Matsyendrasana (Spinal Twist)

  • Stimulates the liver and kidneys
  • Stretches the shoulders, hips, and neck
  • Energizes the spine
  • Stimulates the digestive fire in the belly
  • Relieves menstrual discomfort, fatigue, sciatica, and backache
  • Therapeutic for asthma and infertility
  • Traditional texts say that Ardha Matsyendrasana increases appetite, destroys most deadly diseases, and awakens kundalini.

Click on the link to learn about Ardha Matseyandrasana

Temple Pose

  • Gently stretches the spine, the back muscles
  • Deep breathing helps calms the brain and helps relieve stress and fatigue
  • Relieves back and neck pain.

Homework

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Preview of the Yoga class - Dec 18, 2011
Click here to find out more about Asanas for Dec 18, 2011

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