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Categories of Yoga Asanas (Part II)

Twists, Hip Openers, Backbends, Forward Bends and Inversions In the first part of this post about the categories of yoga asanas, or postures, we looked deeper into Standing and Balancing Asanas. In this post, we’ll continue with an overview of Twists, Hip Openers, Backbends, Forward Bends, as well as Inversions. Twists General: Twists are a […]

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Categories of Yoga Asanas (Part I)

Have you ever wondered why is a yoga class structured the way it is? If you’re regular at our yoga studio, you might have noticed that there is a certain structure in each yoga class. Particular yoga asanas come at a certain point during the class. For example, we often start a 90-min class with Sun […]

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Is More Necessary the Better?

A Holistic Yoga Practice for Hypermobility Looking back, I sometimes think that if my mum would have put me into a circus when I was a kid, by I could now be one of those performers we call “snake-human” in German (aka Schlangenmensch): a performer who can excessively bend their whole body into the most […]