Boat pose or Paripurna Navasana is an isometric core posture used in yoga and many other fitness disciplines. Not only does it target your abs to use its full strength but it also stabilizes the lower back, promotes focus towards the breath, and many other goodies for your body. Boat pose prepares as well as
Yoga is a practice that links physical practice (postures) with meditative breathing to achieve length, strength, and overall well-being. But what specifically does that mean? What benefits will you experience when you take up a regular yoga practice? Keep in mind: a “regular” yoga practice is generally a total of at least 2 hours per
So many people suffer from tight hamstrings without even realizing it. With sitting becoming increasingly more common, a lot of people tend to not give enough attention to these big muscles and don’t realize the impact tight hamstrings have on their overall wellbeing. It is crucial to stretch your hamstrings on a regular basis not
You might have seen yoga straps at your local yoga studio next to the yoga blocks and cushions and wondered what you need them for. Yoga straps are an excellent tool to make stretches safer and more accessible and can be super handy as a beginner. I personally always practice with a yoga strap to
Holding tension in your shoulders is something that all of us tend to do. Whether it’s spending hours at a computer or staring down at our phones, it is very common to have tightness around the shoulders, neck and upper back. Sometimes simple head rolls just wont suffice and your body may crave a deeper
One of the most common questions yogis ask when they see a yoga sequence they love is “how long should I hold each yoga pose for?” This is not a black and white answer! There are many different factors that go into deciding how long you should hold each pose for, which we’ll cover here.