Take your Tadasana principles with you as we head into week two of our “Back to Basics” month. This week, we will be focusing on a Chaturanga Dandasana (Four-Limbed Staffed Pose).
Start by moving into Plank Pose and drawing your heart forward so your wrists are right under your shoulders. You’ll notice immediately gravity is now working against you and it takes more effort to find Tadasana alignment in the shoulders, hips and legs. Fine-tune your plank pose before moving into Chaturanga Dandasana:
Yoga is a great way to combat germs and illness, but if you still find yourself fighting the flu or warding off a virus, you may need to take a closer look at your diet. Certain vitamins and minerals play a huge part in beefing up our immune systems and guarding against unwanted sickness. When a healthy diet is combined with physical activity, those germs don’t stand a chance!
Here's is a list of the top immune-boosting vitamins and minerals and their food sources, as well as a flu-fighting recipe that incorporates them all!
This month, your Level 1 teachers, Jesse Bueno, Erin Kander, Jill Delaney and Callahan Malone, will be taking you on a journey to explore the benefits of Level 1 (Beginner’s) yoga. We will address common misalignments in the postures you practice most, share helpful tips and tutorials, and work with you to build a strong foundation for a life-long practice.