6/7 This is the final movement of the spine, twisting. With an emphasis of elongation through all the movements, an ideal yoga class should include forward bends, back bends, side stretches on both sides and twists in both directions. Spinal twists are powerful detoxifiers. They put emphasis on the organ body, and flushing toxins from… Continue reading Time To Twist!
5/7 In my opinion, side stretches are under-rated in yoga! The power of a side stretch should not be overlooked or forgotten. Side stretches emphasize length through the spine and they give the 'squishy' spinal disc between each vertebrae a deep squeeze which helps keep them spacious and healthy. Side stretches help keep the spine young and mobile.… Continue reading The Beauty Of The Side Stretch