Wide-Legged Forward Bend

Miguel Vallve Guided Yoga, Knowledge Center

Guided Yoga: Upward Salute and Wide-Legged Forward Bend

Upward Salute is a natural way to stretch the whole body, often done automatically after sleeping or sitting for long periods. Standing up and reaching the arms overhead awakens the body from toes to fingertips, providing a boost of energy. It’s a simple way to feel rejuvenated!

Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend is a calming forward bend that stretches the hamstrings and back. There are several arm variations and other modifications available, making this a suitable pose for yoga students of all levels!

Intense Side Stretch

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Guided Yoga: Intense side stretch and Legs up the wall

The Intense Side Stretch pose strengthens the legs, improves balance, and stimulates the abdominal organs, which can assist with digestion.

Legs Up the Wall Pose (or Viparita Karani) is a restorative yoga posture that allows the mind and the body to relax, relieving stress and tension. It is one of the most approachable yoga poses as it doesn’t require much flexibility or strength. But even though it’s a passive pose, its benefits are pretty amazing.

Easy Pose

Miguel Vallve Guided Yoga, Knowledge Center

Guided Yoga: Upward Dog and Easy Pose

The upward-facing dog is usually done as part of the sun salutation sequence of poses when you go through your vinyasa flow. The sequence typically moves from chaturanga to upward facing dog to downward-facing dog. The upward dog is often seen as a transitional posture.

Easy Pose (Sukhasana) is the name for any comfortable, cross-legged, seated position, and one of the most basic poses used in yoga practice and meditation. In this case, however, easy doesn’t mean the opposite of difficult. It means “with ease.”

Locust Pose

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Guided Yoga: Locust Pose and Marichi’s Twist

Salabhasana or Locust Pose effectively preps beginners for deeper backbends, strengthening the back of the torso, legs, and arms.

Marichi’s Pose is a fantastic stretch for the shoulder since it creates traction in the shoulder joint. You can either fold forward or twist back to deepen the shoulder opening

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Lifestyle, Recipes & DIY

The Six Tastes of Ayurveda

The six tastes of Ayurveda should be included in your diet to maintain nutritional balance. What is the best meal you’ve ever eaten? Imagine it now: what do you see, what do you smell, what do you taste? Taste has a strong pull for humans. We have emotional connections to tastes; your mom’s chocolate chip cookies she always made for …

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María Elena De Paula Daily Routines, Immunity, Knowledge Center, Seasonal Guides

Preventing Colds & Flu – An Ayurvedic Perspective

Everyone has respiratory infections. Statistics show that an average adult can expect to get two to three colds per year. When the body is invaded by disease, the immune system makes every effort to destroy both the germs and the infected cells. Because we are surrounded by bacteria and viruses constantly, even when we are healthy, these impurities can’t be …

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Kelly Driscoll Daily Routines, Immunity, Lifestyle, Product Articles

3 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Immune System

The Immune system is the body’s first line of defense against the external environment. While there are several types of immunity, the basic tenet of Ayurveda states that immunity is based on inherited and acquired reserve. This is called ‘vyadhi-kshmatva’ or ‘self-avoidance of disease.’ According to the text in Chakrapannidatta: This force is ‘a strength within all of us that …

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