Habits are hugely influencing us all the time, many times in ways we are completely unaware of. Yogis call these habits samskaras and becoming aware of them so we can influence them when needed lies at the heart of yoga practice. This class has two parts: first we focus on a habit we wish to get […]
Opening the front of the body may be a surprising anti ageing practice, keeping our spines, hearts and energies young and open. In chapasana we hold the ankle while opening the front of the thigh, and we explore many ways to do that. We start and finish with a gentle meditation to guide our efforts.
Tabata is a high intensity training, using repetitive movement and short intervals to raise the heart beat and strengthen the body. It’s challenging, and also a great way to work on your conditioning. AND it is over pretty fast! We use yoga movements to see if we can achieve the same. Me heart rate was […]
This is a 20 minute High Intensity Training in where we’ll do some jumping jack’s, squats, knee raises, burpees and mountain climbers. It’s intense and I think really fun to do, something totally different than our ‘normal’ yoga class, however it’s very functional movement wise! I hope you have fun joining me in this workout. […]
I’m a big fan of squatting and by squatting I don’t mean occupying a house or building that is abandoned, nor gym squats (although I do like those), but sitting like a large population in Asia does. In our western society we sit to much on chairs, resulting in (mostly fascia related) back problems, and […]
Walking the Dragon is Part of Suzee Grilley’s “Animal parade”. A series of animal flow like movements. This serie is mostly strengthening the legs and working on balance. It’s not long but quite intense, especially when you do it a little faster. The sequence is: Stork, Owl, Flying dragon, back stance (retreated dragon), reaching dragon, […]