Breathe to get strong!
When you talk about the core of a planet, you really mean its absolute center. The human body is the same. Our core relies on our absolute center : the diaphragm.
7 truths about breathing.
Pranayama or asana isn't so much about breath control than it is about unobstrocting the flow of breath.
Breathing is more about building carbon dioxyde to keep oxygen. The longer and deeper you breath, the more you build carbon dioxyde.
Yoga for everyone: 3 part breathing
Before starting any physical practice take the time to settle down. Bring all the busyness of life to silence, mind, body and breath to unisson. The 3 parts breathing is a good way to focus the mind, let go of emotional floods and relax the body. The technique consists of breathing deeply through the belly, the rib cage and the chest.
Headstand made easy
Headstand, this posture seen as terrifying and attractive at the same time isn't as out of reach as it seems. The first thing we need to overcome is the mental barrier that build as soon as the time approach in class where we are going to do headstand. The idea of being upside down is scary as it is not something than we are asked to do in our day to day living, unfortunatly. Once we understand the mechanics of the posture and build the strenght to do the posture, it creates confidence to be able to do it.