We're finding that niiiice length in the side body this month by celebrating Extended Side Angle Pose (or Utthita Parsvakonasana) as June's Zamasana. It's a pose that gives you a stretch from the tips of your toes
This month's featured Zamasana for March will really test your flexibility - Kurmasana, or Turtle pose (also known as Tortoise pose), because you emulate drawing back into your 'shell' as you practice this pose.
Ananda Balasana, or Happy Baby as it is more commonly known, may not be a traditional yoga pose from older Hatha Yoga texts, but it IS a modern favourite, and rightly so! The combination of hip-opening, lower-back-releasing, spine-lengthening, inner-thigh-stretching, whilst … Read more
This June we celebrate the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and longest night of 2017. The Winter Solstice is an opportunity to set our goals and intentions for the coming months of warmer weather. Before we embark on the … Read more
As the weather begins to cool, we develop a natural tendency to retreat inwards, to stay indoors, to become a little more reclusive. This month’s Zamasana, Ūrdhva mukha śvānāsana (upward facing dog), is an extroverted, energising posture that can … Read more
The Zamasana for the month of June is Vasisthasana, better known as Side Plank. Building a strong core is very important for preventing back pain and supporting your body in everyday life. Planks strengthen your arms, wrists and legs and … Read more
The Zamasana for the month of May is Ustrasana, better known as Camel Pose. There are many great benefits to practicing this pose, including the strengthening of the back, opening up of the shoulders, chest and quads as well as … Read more
The zamasana for the month of april is Utthita Hasta Padangustasana (oo-TEET-uh-HAWS-tuh POD-ung-goos-THAWS-un-nuh) or extended hand-to-big-toe pose. This pose is challenging and powerful, and has many benefits including stretching the hamstrings and hips, strengthening the back and arms, improving your … Read more