Stressed? Try This Breathing Technique: Bhramari Breath

It was supposed to be a short trip to Austria at the beginning of 2020, but my flight got canceled & I've been here since. For the first few months I thought it'd be over soon, and I'd be back in Australia by September at the latest. Well 😂 I've come to terms with it in the meantime, it is what it is, and am working on new content again. Anyone who’s been here for a bit knows I sometimes need a lil longer 😅 This breathing technique is a simple + quick way to calm down both body + mind, for times when I lose my serenity and calm. Bhramari (Sanskrit: भ्रमरी bees) 🐝 Breathing The name comes from the fact that you hum...

Yoga How To: One Legged King Pigeon Pose

Yoga How To Do King Pigeon Pose
Eka - One Raja - King Kapota - Pigeon Asana - Posture   There are some basics which apply to almost any asana: • shoulders away from ears • activated core • jaw relaxed 😎 • breath smooth + even • move out of the pose the same way you got into it   In Eka Pada Rajakapotasana - One Legged King Pigeon Pose - you also want to have your back leg straight behind you, not drawing outwards, and activated. You also want to be pulling your legs in towards each other which will help you to keep your hips and torso square to the front while opening the chest wide and dropping the shoulders down.

10 Minute Yoga Flow : Find Your Balance

Yoga Flow - Finde Dein Gleichgewicht
If you're feeling out of balance, be it emotionally, physically or generally in life / working too much, thinking too much, playing to little, resting too little, then pleeease take 10 minutes, come onto the mat/rug/grass/anywhere flat with me, and recalibrate. This 10 Minute Yoga Flow is for beginners and intermediate yogis and yoginis. Enjoy each breath. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Yoga: How To Do Uttanasana

how to do uttananasa
ut = intense tan = to stretch or extend asana = pose Like all inversions, Uttanasana - Standing Forward Bend - has a calming effect. It lengthens your hamstrings and activates your inner thighs. There are some basics which apply to almost any asana: • shoulders away from ears ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • activated core⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • jaw relaxed 😎⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ • breath smooth + even ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ • move out of the pose the same way you got into it In Uttanasana, you also want to have your feet hip width apart and make sure you bend from the waist, straightening the back on your inhale, and aiming your chest towards your shins and folding your torso over your legs on your exhale. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If...

Yoga: Time Your Savasana

How to find Savasana Time
If you practise yoga with video sequences, you may have noticed that Savasana is often skipped or kept very short, and all the relaxation you had created disappears before you can say Namaste. And even if I did stay flat on the mat, I would soon get fidgety and start to worry how much time had passed, and whether I was already late for the next commitments of my day. Recently I figured out how to stay in Savasana longer, with more calmness than ever:   Counting the breath The key is to first time how long one breath cycle takes, the total of one inhale and one exhale. Once you know how many breaths you take in one minute, you simply count your breaths...

Yoga Flow: Hips wide open

This yoga practise is all about getting more flexibility in your hips. :: Sitting at your desk a LOT, studying or getting your biz going? Take a quick time out with this 15 minute yoga flow I created - all about hip openers, perfect not only for office cowboys but also to release stored emotional blocks. :: Detoxing? A little bit of yoga is excellent when being on a cleanse, supporting your organs to get rid of toxins, as well as letting go of old emotional baggage. :: Preparation for advanced poses: this sequence is short and sweet, perfect to warm up without tiring yourself out, for more challenging asanas that require flexibility in the hips, such as Kala Bhairavasana, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, Supta Virasana,...

Food for thought: “What if … ?” by Bex Tyrer

As the sunsets on an island in Bahia so it can rise in Bali...What if I could let it all just be? What if I was already “good” enough? What if I had no regrets? What if I allowed the precious memories of the past to simply provide power for the present? What if I stopped planning the future? What if I were to trust fully in the divinity of all? What if I Didn’t. Worry. About. Anything. ? What if I really did make the most of every “opportunity”? What if I could give without giving myself away? What if I could receive without feelings of inadequacy? What if I could forgive myself? What if I let go of all judgments and bowed in...

Yin Yoga Class – 50 minutes of relaxing your body & unwinding your mind

Holistic Wellbeing is not all about the food you eat. This is why I am super happy to introduce you to my first online yoga session! It is a yin class for 50 minutes and suitable for anyone – no need to be a yoga pro or a pretzel by nature. This class is absolutely suitable for beginners. Yin Yoga is the balance for yang yoga practice, yang being anything fast, powerful, sweaty. Yin Yoga focuses its attention and stimulation deeper than muscle or superficial tissues (yang tissues). Yin Yoga is a perfect complement to the dynamic and muscular (yang) styles of yoga that emphasize on internal heat, and have the stretching and tightening of our muscles in focus. Yin Yoga generally targets the connective…