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

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

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.

Practical travel tips for globe trotting yogis

Practical travel tips for globe trotting yogis

I travel (a lot), and keeping up a yoga practice when I am abroad is hard. Hell, a lot of time keeping up a yoga practice at home can sometimes feel like a serious challenge!

But over time I have come to realise its vital for me. If I don't make time every day for even a short practice I start to unravel. I get unhappy, stiff, and anxious. Not what I want to add to the mix when I am away.

So here is how I take my practice on the road (or the plane).