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Sluggish and Tight? Try out Triangle Pose!

On rainy days where you may wake up feeling sluggish and tight, snap out of your funk by warming up the body and trying out triangle pose!

Benefits of Triangle:

  • stretches and opens hips, hamstrings, shoulders, chest, and spine
  • strengthen legs and core
  • increases mental and physical equilibrium
  • improves “sluggish” digestion
  • reduces anxiety, stress, and back pain

How To: 

  1. On a yoga mat, take a wide stance.
  2. Point your right toes forward and your left toes towards the left (parallel foot to back of mat).
  3. Reach your right arm to the front of the mat, then down towards your ankle or shin
  4. Lift your left arm so that your shoulders and arms are stacked
  5. Turn your gaze up or down
  6. Engage your quads and core to remain stable and strong
  7. Breathe 🙂

 

 

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Feeling worn down and restless? Try out this easy yoga pose!

When you are feeling worn down and restless, try this posture to rejuvenate your mind and body.

Seated Forward Fold has many amazing benefits:

  • calms the brain
  • helps relieve stress and mild depression
  • stretches the spine, shoulders, and hamstrings
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Seated Forward Fold

Start by sitting tall with legs extended out. As you inhale, reach your arms overhead and lengthen the spine. Exhale and hinge at your hips bringing your torso towards your thighs. Reach towards your toes or wrap your arms around a log for a deeper stretch! 😛

Join us at Oakhurst/Decatur’s newest yoga studio for a Deep Stretch class to give you the energy you need for life’s adventures this week!