What Are The Benefits Of Yoga For Men?

It’s a modern myth that men aren’t very flexible, and seemingly a big reason why relatively few think that yoga would be for them. The benefits of yoga for men, however, are almost endless and the fact that male pro athletes and Special Forces operatives are turning to this practice is endorsement enough. Here are some examples of what yoga could do for you. Continue…

Yoga Poses for Runners and Tight Hips

Many runners, cyclists and other sports enthusiasts struggle with the forward bending. They blame the obvious culprit, short hamstrings, for their limits in flexibility, but it can just as often be tight buttock muscles as well as hamstrings that are to blame. Runners will find that there are many benefits of yoga and these yoga poses for runners can help solve any issues you may be experiencing. Continue…

Cyclists! Prevent injury with yoga

I teach several serious cyclists in my classes. They spend the weekend cycling alone or with a group. They travel overseas to experience new territory, under their own steam, on a bike. They love the speed of the ride, the challenge of the kilometres and the topography and they love traversing the country, and sometimes the globe, without the noise of an engine or the intersession of organized transport and its limitations. But long periods on a bike, although beneficial for cardio-respiratory health and muscular strength and resilience, also lead to stiffness, pain and injury. Continue…

Yoga Poses For Summer

It’s December, work slows down, the big summer break looms, you have the energy and the time to do more yoga and then…your yoga center closes down for the summer! Don’t despair; it is a good time to start your own practice. We attend classes to be inspired but ultimately yoga comes down to your decision to find time for your own practice. When you are relaxed and free over the summer break it is a perfect time. It is only when we find our own personal practice does yoga truly become a part of our lives and in becoming so transforms us.

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