Hatha Yoga Poses Sequence – Beginner Class 1-Hour

December 2013 by

Here are all the Hatha yoga poses you need to teach a 60-minute beginner hatha Yoga class. This sequence is suitable for students at a community center, rather than a health club, where students have a wide range of ability. The goal is to relax and gently stretch…

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Iyengar Yoga Series Improves Balance

October 2013 by

Here is a set of eight, simple Iyengar yoga poses clinically proven to improve your balance, which can reduce your risk of falling. One in three people age 65 and older will fall this year and up to 30 percent of those people will incur moderate to severe injuries.

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Iyengar Yoga Series to Reduce Stress

July 2013 by

Attending Iyengar yoga classes once per week effectively reduces stress as well as taking two classes per week. Stress affects up to 80 percent of adults and has negative impacts your health, including speeding up the aging process…”

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Hatha Yoga Sequence to Reduce Stress

June 2013 by

Completing just one 90-minute Hatha Yoga class significantly reduces perceived stress, which is a known trigger for physical illness, mental disturbance and produces visible signs of aging. Long-term stress, known as chronic stress, reduces your…

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Yoga Poses for Balance: Intermediate Yoga Sequence 1

December 2012 by

I love yoga poses for balance and created this intermediate balance sequence for you to use at home or in your classes. In this intermediate yoga sequence, eka pada pranamasana — one-legged prayer pose — is the resting pose. Details for all the poses…

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Hatha Yoga Standing Poses – Padahastasana

December 2012 by

One of the most basic Hatha yoga standing poses is Padahastasana. What is “adahastasana? It’s a standing forward bend and frequently the first pose of a standing series. Three variations include holding your big toes with the yogi grip, placing your palms underneath …

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Hatha Yoga Series – Steps for Surya Namaskars

December 2012 by

There are many versions of surya namaskar A and B, also known a sun salutation. Surya namaskar is the first part of all Hatha yoga classes. Beginners repeat the series 3 or 4 times. An intermediate class will repeat surya namaskar 5 to 12 times.

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60-Minute Viniyoga Series for Osteoarthritis Insomnia

November 2012 by

Viniyoga for osteoarthritis insomnia helps reduce your number of nights with sleep disturbance caused by osteoarthritis pain. Unfortunately, 50 percent of older adults with osteoarthritis suffer from insomnia and experience restless sleep…

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Hatha Yoga Poses for Beginners: Corpse Pose and Padahastasa

November 2012 by

If you’re a yoga beginner, learn corpse pose and how to do a forward bend without getting dizzy before your first class. Although these poses are simple, you must master them to receive maximum benefits.

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Surya Namaskar Steps: Type A, Version 1

November 2012 by

Here are the Surya Namaskar steps for Type A, Version 1. This version, inspired by Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, is ideal for beginners or those looking to relax instead of workout. There are 12 Surya Namaskar steps.

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Hatha Yoga Poses Sequence – Intermediate Class 1.5 Hours

November 2012 by

Here is a complete Hatha yoga pose sequence for an intermediate class with a duration of 1.5 hours. You can follow this yoga sequence for your home practice or teach it to your yoga class. Just click on the yoga pose for a detailed explanation.

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Breathing Yoga Series to Lower Blood Pressure

October 2012 by

Try this breathing yoga series proven to lower a healthy person’s blood pressure in as little as two weeks of regular practice, even for beginners. Breathing yoga, known as pranayama in the yoga world, is typically easier to do than silent meditation.

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