Here is how to best sequence different types of yoga stretches throughout your practice or class to help improve range of motion. Also, some thoughts on why stretching helps us relax and a reality check on how much flexibility we actually need. Here is the final part of the four part guide.
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.