Resting the Head: Restful Practice Based on Supported Forward Extensions (FREE Resource)

A short restorative practice that leverages the quietening effect of forward extensions.  Not specifically for respiratory health, this is a general restful practice session suitable for beginners, as well as for those with physical limitations, those recovering from an illness, and the aged. Props are used for support, but household objects can be used for […]

Abdomen Use in Asana – Experience of the Breath (FREE Recording)

Experiencing the breath in the abdomen Duration: 45min; Level: Experienced Beginner, Intermediate, Gentle This FREE recording is part of the following Short Courses: Short Course #1 for Abdomen: More than ‘Core’ (Level – Intermediate) and, Short Course #1 for Abdomen More than ‘Core’ (Level – Gentle) FREE Resources are available to everyone without payment and […]

A Full Range of Actions for Arms and Shoulders – Malasana to Chaturanga Dandasana

This session explores the arms and their connection to the shoulder region. First done in  isolated arm actions, then integrated into standing asanas. We end with preparation for chaturanga dandasana.  Chaturanga dandasana is  a strengthening position, and also the beginning of back arches, Level: Beginner, Experienced Beginner Duration: 60min Props required: blocks and blankets are […]

Prone Position Tutorial: Adhomukha virasana – supported and elevated (FREE Resource)

A short excerpt from the respiratory health series: a fully supported prone position that is suitable to do during respiratory illness even by newcomers with no experience of yoga. Level: Beginner, Experienced Beginner, Intermediate Duration: 10min Props needed: This is a fully supported positions.  Household objects like pillows. blankets, and furniture like chairs, table, bed […]

A Short and Simple Practice for Respiratory Health (FREE Resource)

Many of the positions shown in the Respiratory Health and Restful practice – FREE Recordings are strung together in this longer session. Props are used for support, but household objects can be used for this. FREE Resources are available to everyone without payment and without logging in. Click on the video to play it.

Feet, Toes, Ankles: Simple Conditioning Drills (FREE Resource)

Our feet are capable of an amazing range of movements and positions – something that we tend to forget, and therefore lose. This actions in this session re-introduce some of these movements. There are no complex technical instructions for this session. Enjoy the exploration. Those with ankle injuries are advised caution. Level: All levels Duration: […]

Back Health – Introduction: a FREE Resource

A subjective introduction to our back bodies, and the simplest do’s and don’ts. This basic understanding is essential for everyone embarking on an asana practice with a sensitive back. Level: All levels Duration: 30min This recording is part of the Short Course “Asana understanding for a healthy back”. You can rent all the recordings in […]