South Australian Style Magazine : South Australian Style 27 Spring
Relax the Mind and Sweat it Out we’re turning up the heat. This is more than just a fitness class... expect improved flexibility and a complete rebalancing of the body and mind. Hot yoga is the ultimate detox style of fitness, where you can relax, zen and completely recharge. If you haven’t worked out in 36-degree heat before, try it at Yogafusion. 14 The Parade, Norwood Ph 0419 339 231 yogafusion.com.au Owner & Yoga Teacher Sue Czuchwicki upwaRd Facing dOg: Opens up chest and facilitates breathing, perfect for those who often hunch over a desk. A gentle back bend, it stretches the front of the torso, strengthens back and arms and warms up and mobilises the spine for deeper postures. cRane pOSe: Requires us to go beyond our fears and doubts and come into a concentrated balance. A peak pose in practice that is gradually worked towards over time. It strengthens shoulders, triceps, inner thighs and core whilst improving concentration and balance. wheel pOSe: The peak backbending pose. Provides a complete stretch to the front side of the body whilst energising and releasing the spine. All the large leg muscles, glutes, back extensors and shoulders are working. There is a sense of grounding and at the same time lightness and freedom. danceR’S pOSe: A powerful pose dedicated to finding stillness and focus. Integrating balance, back bending, hamstring, hip flexibility and beauty. Develops power and ease in a cosmic dance of graceful balance. the poses the beneFitS • Physical, mental and spiritual enhancement • Increase fitness • Improve flexibility • Build strength and restore optimal health • Normalise weight • Reduce stress • Sweat and detox the baRKan MethOd No it’s not Bikram yoga. Originating from Calcutta, India, Barkan yoga focuses on vitalising, stretching and strengthening your body using various poses within a heated environment. You’ll also improve concentration which helps quiet the mind and nourish the soul. the beneFit OF heat The Far Infra Red (FIR) heating warms tissues, allowing more flexibility and a deeper relaxation of the body. The added heat also motivates your body to burn more calories per session than non-heat yoga sessions. After 20 minutes of practice, fat metabolism and breakdown is activated. The perfect detox, sweat and cleanse. pRep yOuRSelF Stay hydrated before, during and after class. For extra energy, eat a light meal two hours prior or easily-digestible fruit up to an hour before class.
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