11Jan

New Year – New Yoga

January 11, 2016 by Francine Hoffman

It’s that time of year to take a fresh look at your lifestyle practices.  Commend yourself if you have a yoga practice, no matter how small, for the rewards are great for those who do.  For regular practitioners, if you feel stagnant in your yoga practice or if your practice has become routine, here are five ways to spice it up for the New Year. 1. If you follow a prescribed order of postures, mix it up by changing the order of the poses you do or add a new pose into your sequence that you may have been avoiding. 2. Do you always practice with the same pace, either quickly or slowly? Change your pace!   To slow down, practice each pose as a separate experience while exploring the nuances of alignment precision.  To bring a dynamic quality to your practice try linking a few poses together, transitioning gracefully from …