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Yoga Class on Nov 6, 2011

posted Nov 9, 2011, 7:41 AM by Balvihar Teachers Yoga   [ updated Nov 9, 2011, 7:50 AM by Balvihar Administrator ]
Light Warmups
        The class worked on warming up their hip region by making gentle hip rotations or circles. The warmups also included stretching of the sides by raising their arms and then stretching to one side.
This weeks class was focused on the students performing asanas while lying on their belly.

Shalabhasana (Locust pose)
  • Strengthens the muscles of the spine, buttocks, and backs of the arms and legs
  • Stretches the shoulders, chest, belly, and thighs
  • Improves posture
  • Stimulates abdominal organs
  • Helps relieve stress

Click on the link to learn about Shalabhanasana.

Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)

  • Strengthens the spine
  • Stretches chest and lungs, shoulders, and abdomen
  • Firms the buttocks
  • Stimulates abdominal organs
  • Helps relieve stress and fatigue
  • Opens the heart and lungs

Click on the link to learn about Bhujangasana

Dhanurasana (Bow pose)

  • Stretches the entire front of the body, ankles, thighs and groins, abdomen and chest, and throat
  • Strengthens the back muscles
  • Improves posture
  • Stimulates the organs of the abdomen and neck

Click on the link to learn about Dhanurasana

Shavasana - (Corpse Pose) Asana to help relax the body and mind after yoga postures.
Click on the link to learn about Shavasana.

Homework
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Preview of the Yoga class - Nov 20, 2011
Click here to find out more about Asanas for Nov 20, 2011

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