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yoga

for

sports

These yoga classes are not only a great resource for developing a correct stretching approach before and after your workouts.

 

Each session focuses on a different movement principle predominant in specific sport disciplines. We will discuss the most common injuries and find out how to notice the signs that you might be putting your body under too much stress. We will go through a variety of breathing techniques particularly useful for those who hyperventilate during or after their training. And of course we shall address the most notorious tension points that are often difficult to resolve.

All Y4S sessions currently take place online and cost €5 each. To get a free introductory session use coupon code NAMASLAY at checkout.

Week 1 - Yoga and HIIT classes

Mon 22nd Feb

7pm GMT

6pm CET

Pranayama: Introduction to deep diaphragmatic breathing

 

Vinyasa flow: Fundamentals of stretching, how to sequence it in a way that is easy to remember and has the desired effect on muscle and joints. How to align breath to movement. How to effectively and safely stretch and open your hips.

Downloadable class resources coming soon.

Week 2 - Yoga for Crossfit

Monday

7pm GMT

6pm CET

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.

Downloadable class resources coming soon.

Week 3 - Yoga for Weight-lifting

Monday

7pm GMT

6pm CET

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.

 

Downloadable class resources coming soon.

Week 4 - Yoga for Tennis

Monday

7pm GMT

6pm CET

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.

 

Downloadable class resources coming soon.

Week 5 - Yoga for Swimming

Monday

7pm GMT

6pm CET

Pranayama: Introduction to Ujjayi Breath - a rhythmic, audible style of breathing that can help you centre yourself in your body, and shift your focus away from the pain when running.

Vinyasa flow: Differentiating various stretching techniques and methodologies that can be used before and after your training. 

 

Downloadable class resources coming soon.

Week 6 - Yoga for Dancing

Monday

7pm GMT

6pm CET

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.

Downloadable class resources coming soon.

Week 7 - Yoga for Calisthenics

Monday

7pm GMT

6pm CET

Pranayama: Breath for strength and stability.

Vinyasa flow: The Yoga for Running program wouldn't be complete without a 75 min sweat festival. Have a towel and a large glass fo water handy, this final class will deliver in intensity and effectively utilise all the skills that you've picked up along the way.

Downloadable class resources coming soon.