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Dynamic Surya Namaskar sequence

Let the Sunshine in             
Dynamic Surya Namaskar
This is a dynamic, flowing variation on the classic sun salutation. This particular sequence has an emphasis on stretching the psoas or hip flexor muscle at the top of the thigh. You can change the pace of this yoga sequence by staying in each pose for 5 breaths or by using the one breath one movement principle in order to to flow through the practice.
This warming, heat-producing sequence can be used as a stand-alone short yoga session or, alternatively, as a warm-up to a longer yoga class. Building the number of rounds up over time will enable you to gain strength.  Connecting to your breath in each movement, allows this sequence to feel like a moving meditation. You should always rest in savanasana at the end of your yoga session.
. Tadasana (Mountain pose) Stand with your feet together-hands in front of your heat in pray.. 
2. Urdhva Hastasana (Upward Salute) Inhale and sweep your arms up keeping your shoulders moving down the  …

Creative yoga workshop – Saturday 27th June 2009 2-4pm

I am pleased to announce that I will be holding a creative yoga workshop on Saturday 27th June 2009 (2-4pm) at The Studio in Putney. The workshop - which is based on the creative surya namaskars - is a flowing vinyasa sequence, creating internal heat and strengthening, detoxifying and balancing the body. The sequence will include arm balancing and back bending and is ideal if you like flowing, yet challenging, yoga. The practice will conclude with a guided meditation. Cost £25.00.

If you would like more information about this workshop, please visit the creative workshop newsletter on the yoga mama website. Please note that there are limited places on the workshop, so to reserve yours please contact yoga mama at

The workshop will be held at The Studio, which is located just off Putney High Street (next to Sainsbury's). Address: The Studio, 10 Werter Road, London SW15.