Archive for the ‘Yoga’ Category

New Classes at PLAY!

We are very excited to announce the beginning of the schedule additions in the new studio this week! We have been listening to your class requests and considering all of your suggestions. Studio 1 has grown and taken it’s own personality of what it likes and what fits there, and clearly we like it hot […]

Flow & Restore – Yoga for the Athlete

Yoga benefits the athlete in many ways. Yoga increases flexibility, balance, and strength which can result in improved performance, injury prevention and faster recovery for everyone and athletes of all levels. A regular yoga practice will also improve your mental focus and mental endurance which are so critical for athletes. How yoga helps the athlete: […]

PLAY Highlight- Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana, the seated forward bend, is the fifth of the 12 basic postures of hatha yoga. There are many benefits of this posture, the main and most obvious one is to provide a complete stretch of the entire backside of the body from the back of the head through the heels.   Physical Benefits *Stretches […]

54 Sun Salutations

The 54 Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) is sequence to give yogis a taste of the 108 we will be doing on the solstice.   We also doing 54 Sun Salutations to celebrate the equinox, which means the sun is directly over the equator, therefore, we have exactly the same amount of light as dark. It […]

Namaste

The gesture Namaste represents the belief that there is a Divine spark within each of us that is located in the heart chakra. The gesture is an acknowledgment of the soul in one by the soul in another. Nama means bow, as means I, and te means you. Therefore, Namaste literally means “bow me you” […]