According to Sadhguru, yoga practises should happen during sunrise and sunset since everything is in a state of flux. If you practice at that time, your ability to transcend limitations is better because your life energies are in a state of flux.
Your senses will be heightened as you explore the wonders of outdoor yoga. Take in the sound of the flowing water, the smell of fresh grass and the feel of a light breeze as you enjoy the summer sunset.
URDHVA DHANURASANA CHAKRASANA
Exercise of the week!
Lie on your back and bend your knees so that the soles of your feet are on the ground and closer to your buttocks. Your hands must be placed behind your shoulders, ensuring your fingers are opened up and pointed towards your shoulders. Press your feet and palms, and lift your entire body off the mat. Let your head hang gently. Hold for 5-10 breaths.
- expands the shoulders and the chest
- gives strength to your l abdomen, buttocks, glutes, hamstrings, lower back and arms
- stimulates the thyroid glands
- relieves stress and reduces depression
Varvara Solomonidou,Wellness Specialist, Personal Trainer, Seminar & Conference Lecturer, Pilates Master Trainer “AthensTrainers® Ultimate Pilates System®”, Member of Pilates Method Alliance (PMA), Member of European Lifestyle Medicine Organization (ELMO), DNAFit® Certified Trainer, General Manager & Owner of AthensTrainers®
Photos by Elina Belegrini
Model: Fenia Vracha, Yoga & Pilates Instructor, AthensTrainers® Associate
Source: The Body Magazine