Yoga and Stretching: Part Three – How Long to Stretch?

Sarah Campbell Supine Twist

Written by Adam Hocke and Sarah Campbell

At the beginning and end of vinyasa flow yoga classes we often hold yoga stretches for a few breaths up to interminably long durations that have us dreaming of our post class smoothie. But, is there a logic to how long we hold poses? Do you know how long to hold a yoga pose? To find out more on how best to stretch to increase range of motion here is part three of our stretching and yoga guide.