This month Norwich’s yoga class – ‘Orange Grove YogaBuds’ – led by Jackie Heffer-Cooke, is stepping into its new Spring practise. The emphasis is on Spring Clean Your Body – so vinyasa flow, hip openers and rejuvenating twists. Here’s why…
It time to climb off our snuggly sofas and wake-up! Just as the blossom blooms and the flowers start to smile, so we gently spring into life ourselves. Like nature around us, we feel the awakening of energy and feelings of revival, and that means getting rid of the old stagnant winter state and clearing out some space for the new season and planning all the amazing things you want to do.
Detoxifying, clearing the clutter – the ultimate spring clean!
Clearing out the clutter…
So, our practise this month is focused on doing just that, physically and mentally. Getting rid of what isn’t working for you anymore. Clearing out that which doesn’t serve you anymore and making room for what does and can.
A thorough spring cleaning…
So, in this month’s practise we are going to wring out and massage the digestive system for a thorough spring cleaning, with hip openers, vinyasa flow and twists – while creating a steadiness and presence to consciously prepare to renew. Balancing the yin – mental steadiness, with the yang – physical movement and flow.
Out pranayama and meditation is focused on what you are welcoming, and how you can cultivate that seed of a concept or an idea, and watch it grow over the coming months.
Asanas to practise…
Here is a taste of our asanas for you to try at home if you like, but to really get into the groove of this month’s practise join us in a YogaBuds class.
Remember don’t do any postures that cause you any pain, and it is always best to talk to a teacher before you practise.
Child’s pose, kneeling twist, downward facing dog, warrior 1, warrior twist, triangle, triangle twist, half moon, revolving chair, thread the needle, pigeon, sitting or standing against wall, seated forward fold. Shavasana
All accompanied by this month’s music playlist, by mostly DJ Drez, energising yet soulful.
If you need help with this practise do come to a YogaBuds class. YogaBuds welcomes and suits all levels of yogis! Remember we all have to start somewhere, but bare in mind yoga comes with a health warning… once you start you won’t want to stop… and your health will improve so be warned… 🙂
To help ignite your interest, this month you can buy 6 classes with £15 off! Simply enter ’15offyoga’ in the coupon box in our online checkout. Enjoy!