Top Yoga Studios in Cape Town

Top Yoga Studios in Cape Town

You’ve heard all about the transformative qualities of yoga: increasing flexibility, decreasing stress and even alleviating minor back pain. But the multiple studios in Cape Town, and the myriad of yoga forms can make it a bit daunting for newbies to choose the right...
Flexibility Core: Side Reclining Leg Lift

Flexibility Core: Side Reclining Leg Lift

Anantasana Lie on the floor on your right. Press actively through your right heel, flex the ankle, and use the outside of the foot to stabilize the position (if you still feel unstable, brace your soles against the wall.) Bend your right elbow and support your head in...
Balance Core: Crane Position

Balance Core: Crane Position

(bahk-AHS-anna) baka = crane Squat down with your inner feet a few inches apart. Separate your knees wider than your hips and lean the torso forward, between the inner thighs. Stretch your arms forward, then bend your elbows, place your hands on the floor and the...
Strength Core: Full Boat Pose

Strength Core: Full Boat Pose

(par-ee-POOR-nah nah-VAHS-anna)  paripurna = full, entire, complete nava = boat Sit on the floor with your legs straight in front of you. Press your hands on the floor a little behind your hips, fingers pointing toward the feet, and strengthen the arms. Lift through...