Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Workout Wednesday: Yoga

Hola!

Hope you found our first post in the Workout Wednesday series on Stretching helpful. Next up is one form of exercise that I absolutely, personally love!

YOGA
Among tens and hundreds of benefits of Yoga, here are few to motivate you to get you downward dogging....
  • Builds flexibility, strength and good posture
  • Improves bone health
  • Increases blood flow and immunity
  • Keeps adrenal glands in good health
  • Improves focus
  • Keeps you happy and stress-free 
  • Helps relax, mentally and physically 
  • Increases inner strength and self esteem 
  • Helps fix digestive disorders 
  • Mind-body-soul connection 
Impressive, eh? The internet is filled with cool guides, videos and tutorials on practicing yoga at home. So if you need something that you can do as soon as you wake up, while still in your pyjamas... Yoga is it. So we've taken the liberty to help you with all the resources you're gonna need to get started. Not only are we listing links to cool guides and tutorials, we're listing 4 tried and tested asanas that you can do every day in just 15 minutes and change your life

4 asanas you gots to do every day! 

1. Pranayam: Anulom-vilom, kalabhati, bhastrika... whatever floats your snot boat, get to it. Breathing exercises are a must for your body, mind and soul. Recommended for beginners: Anulomvilom. 

Image Source: http://www.ndtv.com/sites/fitnesschallenge/detailsblog/5-yoga-poses-you-should-do-every-morning-783270 
2. Janu Sirsasana: The only forward bending, leg stretching asana you could need to get you all flexed up. 
Image Source: http://www.yogajournal.com/slideshow/10-yoga-poses-do-every-day/ 
3. Uttitha Trikona Asana: Great for the sides of the body and spine.
Image Source: http://www.yogajournal.com/slideshow/10-yoga-poses-do-every-day/ 
4. Viparita Karni: I personally love this pose and I bet you will too if you do this every day after work. It's so relaxing and reinvigorating.
Image Source: http://www.yogajournal.com/slideshow/10-yoga-poses-do-every-day/ 
Over and above these 4 simple asanas, you can check these sites to add to and improve your yoga practice:

  1. http://www.traditionalyoga.co.in/
  2. http://www.yogajournal.com/
  3. https://www.doyogawithme.com/ 
  4. http://yoga-india.net/ 
  5. http://www.yogapoint.com/ 
  6. http://yoga-india.net/ 


If you have any comments, feedback or asanas to share with us, please, please, please do You can even send in pictures or videos that we can share with our social media followers.

Shoe love, 
Dev B
Shoe Designer, Entrepreneur

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