A stiff back can be relieved with a just few yoga stretches. Sore feet can be strengthened and associated pain reduced or eliminated with yoga. High and low blood pressure are regulated with yoga practice. Wrist pain, neck and shoulder tension and tight hips as a result from computer use are brought to awareness during posture practice. Runners are benefitted with yoga practice to reduce and prevent knee and ankle injury. Yoga classes offer suggestions for which yoga postures are most effective for common complaints that can become real problems if not addressed. Easy instruction for how to practice yoga at home gives us access to self-care that relieves stress for all systems in the body. If we use yoga to specifically target symptoms that cause distress, we can find good health in the short amount of time it takes to practice a little yoga.
Wide Angle Yoga uses vinyasa flow with a series of postures intended to support home practice. Yoga at home is the best way to fully realize the wonderful effects of posture practice. Classes once or twice a week combined with consistent practice at home builds confidence, improves posture and promotes overall well-being. Weekly classes offer new ways to incorporate variations into a basic home practice.
Basic Daily Home Practice
hold each posture
for 2 deep inhales/exhales
repeat 3-4 times
hold for 8 - 10 breaths
breathe slow and deep
*This simple yoga practice takes under 5 minutes and is recommended before breakfast and before dinner. You will be surprised at how good you feel at the end of the first week!