One hour thirty minutes or more a day six days a week for my Yoga practice, no way right? Well I started out slow five minutes a day and worked my way up. That five minutes would kick my butt and when done I’d need a thirty minute recovery lying on the living room floor to get my energy back.
Below are the physical practices I do weekly, I believe it helps and works for me. We are all different and some things I do, your body may not agree with.
This supported back bend is a lazy pose. So if you’re saying I’m to tired to do Yoga, this is the perfect pose.
Thanks Paula, I like this quote it fits in with some of my previous posts. “He/she lives most life whoever breathes most air.” – Elizabeth Barrett Bryant
Do we stand properly? If we don’t, we need to, especially from a breathing standpoint. So many American’s stand with hunched shoulders that restrict the breath from getting the needed long slow inhalation into the belly. With hunched, rounded, or slouched shoulders we are preventing the breath from dropping into the belly.
Thanks to MaryAnn Kromer of “The Advertiser-Tribune” for the nice job putting this article together. http://www.advertiser-tribune.com/page/content.detail/id/543703/Path-to-well-being-starts-with-exercise–yoga-instructors-say.html
Ok, so I know you can breathe, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this blog. Breathing happens naturally and adapts to whatever situation your in. Whether we get scared in a job interview or we are at the edge of the seat, nail biter, at the end of a game. For instance last weekend my nephew Nick made it to the…
When you over-breath the tendency is to hyperventilate. Hyperventilation: “Excessive rate and depth of respiration leading to abnormal loss of carbon dioxide from blood”, Merriam-Webster. A normal breath is 12 bpm for men and 14 bpm for women. If you are asthmatic your breath might be two times the normal rate.
Have you seen the e-mail that is circulating, did you watch the nightly news on NBC Thursday, or read any other articles on Yoga being dangerous? Well don’t be shocked, but I agree. Let me explain why.
Hatha Yoga is a NO PAIN, NO PAIN Yoga. Not like any fitness program you’ve done in the past “no pain no gain”.