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Free Video: Stretching for Flexibility

by admin on November 21, 2009

http://www.youtube.com/lrockwood FREE Yoga videos for beginner-to-advanced students. Learn how to increase your flexibility and improve your health with YOGABODY Naturals Flexibility Kit.

STANDING YOGA POSES

The standing series of any yoga class is always the most dynamic and athletic. The standing yoga postures are used to warm and strengthen the body for the deeper, more flexibility demanding floor postures toward the end of the practice. There is a tendency to zip through the standing poses as many postures might feel easy, but often, its better to take time to warm your body thoroughly before attempting deeper backbends, twists, and hip-openers on the floor.

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CONNECT YOUR FEET to THE FLOOR

We are all good at standing, but very few of us are good at integrating standing: connecting or rooting down into the floor. In the standing postures, this is of particular importance in order to get the full benefits of each pose.

IMAGINE 4 CORNERS ON EACH FOOT

Imagine each of your feet has 4 corners and try to press down evenly into each corner of the foot, lifting the arch of the foot, and engaging your thigh. We often talk about one posture working on the hamstring, another the hips or backs, but the truth is, all postures care connected and an integrated practice is the sign of a truly advanced student.

GET CONNECTED

Your core is the foundation for almost every yoga postures, and its the center (energetically speaking) of the practice. Grounding down in to the ground with your feet during standing postures or with your hands during downward facing dog should drive your energy straight up to your lower abdomen (just below the naval).

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