Strength

Strength & Stability for Yoga Practitioners (Episode 1)

Episode 1 Tracey Mansell

It very important for yoga practitioners to work on stabilization and strength to compliment the work of flexibility. Being able to control your body through the full range of motion at different joints helps prevent injury and creates a greater sense of integrity within the body in general and with specific movements.

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Dylan Werner Interview

dylan werner interview

This interview with Yoga Teacher Dylan Werner is packed with interesting topics. We discuss awareness, attention, intention, being present, working the edge, Dylan’s own practice and conditioning, alignment, strength and fascia.

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Core Workshop

core workshop

A strong core is so important not only for achieving many of the lifts and tricky postures but also for protecting the lower back. In this workshop Sofia Xirotyri shares some of her favourite exercises.

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Core and Foundation Strength

David Tilston on Strength

We talk a lot in the yoga circles about the need to strengthen and create stability alongside the work we do on flexibility but it is not always easy to bring these ideas into our yoga practice. Sometimes it is worth doing some isolated training. In this workshop style video David Tilston leads you through exercises to strengthen the core and create stability and functional foundation. There are also exercises that you can do using suspension trainers such as the…

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Developing Arm and Core Strength

Simon Borg Olivier

Arm balancing postures and positions such as the Cataranga Dandasana (the push-up) can be very exhilarating. They can energise you by increasing your circulation and they are also good at developing chest, arm and core strength. When done correctly they can really help relieve and prevent back and neck pain and can give direct stimulation to the heart and lungs.

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Laruga Glaser Interview

Laruga Glaser Interview 2015

Laruga Glaser is an authorized level 2 Ashtanga yoga teacher whose practice at times seems to defy gravity. If you watch a video of Laruga in action (such as the brilliant one by Alessandro Sigismondi: The Impossible ) it is obvious that her small frame is immensely strong but what impresses me even more is the fluidity and femininity of her practice. In this interview I get to ask Laruga about how she works on these qualities of her practice, her own battle with periods of severely low energy, adjusting and much more.

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