Vinyasa Yoga Sequencing and Flowing |
Vinyasa Yoga postures to transition from and to:
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Falling Warrior Salute
Yoga Teacher Tips
Instruct on the simple things first. The legs are often not straightened and
poor alignment is often present in the arms, shoulders and lower back. A simple
instruction that includes the lengthening and line from the hands to the hips
can be very beneficial. Then the weight and force on the hands and positioning
and rotation in the legs can be mentioned. Weight falls on the outside of
the hands and the heels usually turn in too much.
Energy is traveling both up and back through the tailbone.
The direction becomes higher when flexibility is gained.
Always mention the breath that accompanies the movement into the pose.
It may be more beneficial to mention this before the action is instructed.
When we Yawn the hands and arms are naturally stretched out. It is done with
an exhalation. For this reason it may be best to enter Downward Facing Dog
with an exhalation. On some occasions though it may work better into your
flow with an inhalation.
Yoga fitness Sequence
"Downward Facing Dog is often overused
in Yoga classes. This can lead to discomfort, wrist pain, arm fatigue and
lack of proper blood flow. If you are going to enter this pose many times
in class enter it for less time each time and the sequence you present will
be a more enjoyable to practice. You can always offer Child Pose as a rest
option if you like to hold this pose and don't want to inflict too much suffering