Yoga blocks and their superpowers
The bricks are used to “raise the floor”, bring it closer to the student and thereby facilitate the presence in the asana.
And now more specifically: what gives the use of yoga blocks?
1. The correctness of the detuning
Often, when we really want to touch the floor, for example in Parshvottanasana (link), and the flexibility is not enough, we end up sacrificing safety and bend the back.
Ambitions-1, the right fulfilling asanas-0. Is it worth risking the lower back? Hardly.
Placing the blocks under the hands changes this situation: we get a stable support and carefully work out the asana without forcing events. Continue reading
Yoga practice in varicose veins
What is varicose veins
Varicose disease is a common disease that manifests itself in the form of deformation of the venous vessels and disorders of the venous valves, which leads to a deterioration of venous outflow of blood.
With the development of varicose veins, the following consequences are possible
– changes in the structure of the vascular wall-its stretching, which often has irreversible consequences;
– change in the nature of blood flow-its slowdown or turbulence. When blood flow slows down, blood can thicken, which in turn can lead to blood clots;
– deterioration of metabolism in General and nutrition of organs and tissues in particular. Continue reading
Last weekend, your humble servant attended the first part of the training “Functional Anatomy of Prana. The Power of Hatha Kriya Yoga.” The teacher from Canada Laurier Pierre Desjardins is a doctor, an osteopath, a thirty-year-old yogi. Inimitable storyteller and a very bright person. It is absolutely exciting to talk about the human body, starting from the smallest cell to complex organ systems and their interactions … A lot of discoveries have come from these three days! I wanted to share information about water.
As you know, about 70-80 percent of a person consists of water. We remember this from school times. Where is this water located in us? – In cells, in all tissues, in blood and other fluids. Water is the medium in which all our nutrients, oxygen, and toxins are transported through our bodies. Water, which is important, contributes to a better current of prana, vital energy, because energy, like water, is a fluid, mobile substance. Continue reading