I use yoga to frame and organise themes and topics important to all avid runners. These sessions cover effective breathing techniques to improve your stamina, stretching methods for injury prevention, and various adaptations of mental strategies when battling through pain and discomfort.
The complete program is divided into 5 weeks. Each week we address a different aspect of how yoga can help you become a better runner.
All Y4R sessions currently take place online. You can book directly through this website and pay in € (EUR), or you can pay in £ (GBP) via Eventbrite. You can access the Eventbrite link HERE.
Price: £5 (+booking fee) or €6
You can purchase the subscription of 5 classes for €24
Week 1: Happy Hips
Sun 23rd May
Pranayama: Deep diaphragmatic breathing
Vinyasa flow: How to effectively and safely stretch and open your hips? With healthy hips we can maintain a healthy core, and be able to look after our legs better as well. Vibrant but accessible sequence for experienced yogis as well as new beginners.
Week 2: Happy Knees & Ankles
Sun 30th March
Pranayama: Introduction to breath-holding and slower exhales to improve your VO2Max
Vinyasa flow: The main focus of the class is strengthening and conditioning of the knees and ankles, as well as stretching and opening of your calves.
Week 3: Happy Quads and Hamstrings
Sun 6th June
Pranayama: Slowing down your exhales to allow your body to relax.
Vinyasa flow: Using you body's natural predisposition to relax when you exhale slowly. to help open up the two most stubborn muscle groups of your body: quads and hamstrings.
Week 4: Happy at the Core
Sun 13th June
Pranayama: Introduction fo Kapalabhati - an energising breathing practice that can help you create a steady rhythm and stabilise your core during fast runs.
Vinyasa flow: Strengthening your core for better stability, opening your spine, shoulders and arms, for better postural alignment which is crucial to keep your body healthy and in shape.
Week 5: Deep Stretch Class
Sun 20th June
Pranayama: Training your diaphragm to accommodate varying breathing rhythms in one training session. Switching between slow and fast breathing.
Vinyasa flow: We will go deep into the stretches, utilising the yogic tradition of yin to properly open up your joints and muscle tissue.