Browsing Tag Savasana

Relax and lose weight!

Corpse pose

If you’ve been doing all those lovely Goddess poses I suggested for home practice in my last blog, you are probably going to be thrilled that the next yoga practice I’m going to recommend for weight loss is …. savasana, our lovely relaxation pose ! Yes, really. Relax and lose weight! “Even if you usually more…

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Let go and relax your way to a good night’s sleep

Hopefully, since my last post you’ve been checking in with yourself and moving your body to burn off those stress hormones. Now I’m going to look at ways of relaxing, preparing yourself for a great night’s sleep with some restorative Dru Yoga practices. Before bed is not the time to be practicing dynamic sun sequences! This more…

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This week you’ve got homework

In my last post I was talking about the value of relaxation and how sometimes this important element of a yoga class is actually undervalued. This time I want to discuss how the relaxation pose (savasana or corpse pose) can be misunderstood. And by misunderstood I’m talking about those students who see it as time more…

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How we can all benefit from laying like a corpse!

I really hope you’ve tried out the relaxation pose from my last blog and are now feeling the benefit of giving yourself time to be and not do. You may even be finding that it’s actually not that easy to lay completely still, discovering exactly why this is described in traditional yoga practises as a more…

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The 5 Minute Energy Boost

As you might imagine January is a busy time for yoga classes and here at Inside Out we are no exception. We have new classes starting and lots of new students feeling the benefits of Dru Yoga. Stress relief, relaxation and energy boosting is probably the main reason people come to Inside Out and is also one of the more…

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