POWER YOGA

POWER YOGA

Class  Description

It’s an intense workout that will make you sweat. You ’ll focus on linking Ujhay breath with a vigorous and mindful flow. The dynamic nature of the practice takes your attention more into your body and breath, this way letting go of unnecessary thoughts and worries. It makes you feel energized and focused. The practice starts with 10 min tension release to ensure any structural limitations that may be present are eliminated so the muscles can do their work properly and improve range of motion, reduce muscle tension, improve blood flow, increase body awareness and aid in injury prevention. Continuing with body-breath integration, Yoga Namaskar, warm up in Vinyasa style, one breath – one movement. After, you will move through a series of vigorous Power Yoga movements, holding every pose for 3 cycles of breath. The class ends with relaxation.

Benefits

This class is great for strength training, releasing frustrations and building confidence. It is designed to cultivate strength, flexibility, stamina, balance, and concentration. You’ll feel strong and invigorated, flexible and more present in your body and mind. You will leave the class feeling energized, awake and peaceful at the same time.

A Brief Outline Of The Routine 

Class starts with breath integration to create internal focus, connecting with self-intention noticing your mood and how you feel in your body;  to start a warm-up series you will take Yoga Namaskar and Surya Namaskar B. This will help to awaken your inner fire and warm up the muscles.  At the peak of the practice will add a sequence of Warrior, Triangle and other poses that are held for 3 cycles of breath. At this point, you should be well warmed up. You’ll also have mobilized and prepared your pelvic muscles so that you can move into backbends. Now, you’re ready to come into the moon phase of class with hip openers. To close your practice, you’ll relax in Savasana.

 Style driven from: Ashtanga Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Classical Yoga

Level: intermediate

Duration: 1h 30 min

Equipment needed: comfortable clothes, water, mat

Time/ Location: See class schedule

Teacher: Maria

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