Hatha yoga is all about steadiness. It’s the follow of in search of steadiness between two dimensions.
The dance of balancing opposites. The steadiness of humanity and of individuality. The symmetry of proper and left. The sport of exhausting and delicate, effort and ease. The essence of masculine and female, solar, moon, up, down – you get the image.
This follow is titled “Yoga For Weight Loss” however actually it’s yoga to steadiness the physique and thoughts. A follow to construct power within the physique, sure, but in addition a quest for concord and equanimity.
To strengthen and to elongate means to construct and to develop. Due to this fact, after I take into consideration this yoga follow, it’s greater than only a one-time-test-it-out shape-shift yoga pose occasion. It’s about follow. The return to the mat – to maintain constructing power.
Cue: Return of the Mack
We do that follow to tone the physique, to develop into stronger and to steadiness the constructing of muscular tissues and of integrity with a deal with the backbone. We work to create a 100% distinctive full physique expertise. And we create area.
This follow begins with a powerful deal with the core. In an effort to construct power with the assist of the earth (mendacity on flat again) I encourage you to elongate and discover area. Elevate the pinnacle, however simply let it hover sufficient to have interaction the stomach wall. There isn’t any have to elevate it any greater than that. Then, bear in mind to seek out extension (size!) within the backbone – all the best way up by means of the crown of the pinnacle. Think about that juicy piece of fruit between your chin and your chest and calm down any pointless pressure within the face, neck and shoulders. Core work shouldn’t carry on neck ache or shoulder pressure. It actually doesn’t must.
If it feels tight, otherwise you really feel ache and it’s not working- ask your self what you are able to do to repair it.
This could be a actually nice sequence for athletes too! A terrific counter steadiness to coaching for a bodily sport! Discover your middle and your core to forestall accidents and set intentions to mix extra stretching into heat up and restoration time. It’s important!
Return to the follow to see what offers. Keep curious. Expertise the power constructing and permit the follow to evolve. Hold asking your self how one can repair it and the place are you able to lengthen to create area. It is a enjoyable journey we’re on- lets rock it out.