Étiquette : ashtanga

Ashtanga Yoga - kapotasana, ushtrasana + variation image Watch Video
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Ashtanga Yoga – kapotasana, ushtrasana + variation

Kadoly

février 6, 2019

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Kapotasana is a deep backbend that is practiced in the ashtanga second series and it is also the bane of many ashtanga yoga practitioners. The key to eventually master it without fear or tension is to surrender to the uncomfortable and learn how to breathe dee

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Ashtanga Yoga - leg behind the head/hip flexibility/human knot image Watch Video
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Ashtanga Yoga – leg behind the head/hip flexibility/human knot

Kadoly

décembre 29, 2018

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This is a demonstration of the hip openers of the second series. Featured asanas: Eka pada sirsasana, dvi pada sirsasana and yoga nidrasana. Music under exclusive license: Diamond Ortiz © ASCAP [Funk Stripes Inc] 2018

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Ashtanga Yoga – front bending and core strength

Kadoly

décembre 4, 2018

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The first pose in this video is called garbha pindasana and is of particular benefit to women as it is said to strengthen the uterus. It also cleanses and tones the liver and spleen. Rocking around nine times signifies the nine months of human gestation. Then

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Ashtanga Yoga – core strength for back bends

Kadoly

novembre 28, 2018

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If you have good balance and are comfortable in headstand, it is a great pose to work on core strength which is required to to back bends safely. The movements should be carried out mindfully and in tune with the breath. Music under exclusive license: Diamond

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Ashtanga Yoga – strength and flexibility

Kadoly

novembre 13, 2018

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In traditional ashtanga we avoid using props and learn to rely simply on our body weight and breath. The poses increase flexibility, to build up strength they should be held for at least five long breaths and the vinyasa in between poses increase stamina. Musi

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Ashtanga Yoga – frontbending, counter poses for back bends

Kadoly

novembre 6, 2018

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After back bending, it is important to practice counter poses to avoid injury in the long term: Featured asanas: Karnapidasana (with variation), Urdvah Padmasana, Pindasana, Supta Varjasana, Uttana Padasana Music under exclusive license: Diamond Ortiz © ASCAP

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Ashtanga Yoga – extended puppy pose (preparation for locust pose)

Kadoly

octobre 30, 2018

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In Ashtanga yoga, we don’t normally practice extended puppy pose. Yet I think it’s a good preparation for chin stand. Plus, it’s an easier position from which to kick into chin stand if there is not yet enough strength to lift up from the cor

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Ashtanga Yoga – playing with splits and firefly pose

Kadoly

octobre 23, 2018

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Featured yoga asanas: Hanumanasana (splits variation) ,Bhujapidasana (arm pressure pose) Tittibhasana a+c (firefly pose) Music under exclusive license: Diamond Ortiz © ASCAP [Funk Stripes Inc] 2018

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Ashtanga Yoga  - hip flexibility (leg behind head, leg behind shoulder) image Watch Video
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Ashtanga Yoga – hip flexibility (leg behind head, leg behind shoulder)

Kadoly

octobre 16, 2018

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Our hips joints have an incredible range of movement and it is mostly our neglect of not using this range fully every day that makes them stiff and can lead to problems later on. Be inspire to keep moving 😉 Feature asanas: Chakorasana, Eka Pada Sirsasana, D

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Ashtanga Yoga – Another quickie ;-)

Kadoly

octobre 10, 2018

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I have no athletic or dance background and no-one in my family is particularly bendy. I have started practicing yoga to avoid knee surgery and the condition of my body changed simply through regular practice. No effort is ever lost 😉 Music: Diamond Ortiz ht

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