Virabhadrasana II “Warrior 2” Benefits: Strengthens the shoulders, legs, and ankles. Stretches the groins, and hips. Stimulates abdominal organs and digestion. Improves balance, concentration, and core awareness. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.
Archive for March, 2014
Natarajasana “Lord of the Dance Pose” Benefits: develops a sense of balance and focus. Stretches quad, shoulders and, hip flexors. Strengthens spine, legs, and core. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.
Ananda Balasana “Happy Baby Pose” We picked this special pose for one of our teacher’s Catherine Mazur to say congrats for being a 2nd time grandma!! Blessings to you and your family. Benefits: Stretches inner groins and the back of the spine. Calms the brain and helps relieve stress. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag […]
We’ve heard about it. We know we should. And although it’s not especially appealing, it is certainly worth consideration. A detox. There are huge benefits of doing good cleanse, mainly, a healthier body and a clearer mind. Compelling reasons. With the multitude cleanses and detox programs out there, how do we choose which to use? […]
Anjaneyasana “low lunge” Benefits: creates more flexibility in hip flexors, chest, and quads. Strengthens hamstrings, quads, and shoulders. Opens heart and hip flexors. Develops concentration and balance. Good for sciatica. Stimulates sacral/heart chakra. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.
PLAY would like to introduce you to one of our new teachers, Kelly Roberts! Kelly is a dedicated yogi and an elementary school teacher. We sat down with Kelly and asked her to tell us a little bit more about herself and her yoga journey. 1. What was your first introduction to yoga? My first […]