Strenghthening poses help build a foundation for your yoga practice.
They prepare the body for advanced asanas.
Hatha basics: Strengthening the outer hip
Try this therapeutic practice that targets the gluteus medius muscle of the outer hip, affectionately called ‘Waiting for the bus pose’. Outer hip strength will help bring greater stability to one legged balance poses and can help fine tune the stability of the legs in inverted poses. This muscle al...
Hatha basics: Strengthening the upper back
Try these two targeted strengthening poses for the upper back and muscles around the shoulder blades. If you find your arm balances and inversion needing some stability, try practising this therapeutic strengthen practice with a friend. Do these regularly and you will also develop a lovely cobra pos...