Headstand with leg variation

According to Hatha Yoga traditions, inversions revitalise the whole system. They are cleansing and nourishing the body at the deepest levels. Yoga masters say that the entire physical system, under control of the brain, is energised and nourished as the brain is washed clean by the increased blood flow and flooded with rich new ingredients. Inversions improve circulation and lymph drainage, they nourish cells in the face, they ameliorate intestinal sluggishness by improving digestion and elimination. They are marvellous aid to sleep. (1) One of my yoga teachers (Etka AnyĆ³) said that 5 minutes inversion a day makes you a … Continue reading Headstand with leg variation

For Cortisol Dysregulations This Will Help

Balance exercises are helping concentration skills, both physical and mental stability, as well as physical and mental poise. For stability you need to gaze at one point, with which and with the slowed down, focused breathing your adrenocorticotropic hormone release will decrease, that is slowing down further stress hormone release by the adrenal glands. So you decrease high cortisol levels if it’s the case and relax your adrenal glands when they are fatigued. Balance exercises are also helping mastering transitions from one position to the other, from one stage of life to the other, and developing power. Ultimately they are … Continue reading For Cortisol Dysregulations This Will Help

What You Can Get From This Simple Side Stretch

Standing poses in general are poses that involve the entire body and not only prepare you for more complicated ones but they also teach you to move in an integrated way. Especially as a beginner, but in any stage, spend some time with them, because they build the strength and endurance over time through practice, that you will need if you want to practice more complicated poses. They create a balance between strength and flexibility. Beyond the feet they especially increase power and mobility in the hips. When you do this side stretch right it gives your pelvic organs a … Continue reading What You Can Get From This Simple Side Stretch