"Breathe deeply, until sweet air extinguishes the burn of fear in your lungs and every breath is a beautiful refusal to become anything less than infinite."
Want to build heat in your practice? I got'yah!
The practice of yoga, when given true care and awareness can help you build heat and it ignites a rise in heat to the body, invigorates your internal organs, activates muscles and gets your cardiovascular system excited.
Step 1: True attention to the Breath: keep the breathing consistent, control your prana (upward rising energy) and apana (outward flow). Are you really focused on your breathing or are you more worried about the posture, aesthetic of the pose and the next pose rather than staying in tune with the inhale and exhale? When we don’t connect with our breathing, the joints and muscles will be rigid and then you cannot align physically on the mat to meet your needs.
Step 2: Focus on your alignment: It is imperative for muscular development and advancement into structured poses to practice proper alignment that serves your body's needs. Instead of over-stretching, practicing the same variations without taking note of your spatial positioning and not being self-aware of mechanics, allow the muscles to engage around our skeletal structure and allow your alignment to help you create heat through fitting positioning in poses.
Step 3: What are we eating or drinking pre-class, doing pre-class? Select your foods carefully, drink hot drinks, warm foods and avoid inflammatory foods and alcohol. A hot shower or warm bath prior to the practice is also recommended.
When we don’t build enough heat, the joints and muscles will be rigid, and the progression of poses will seem disconnected. Internal heat is essential for preventing injuries and it helps create more ease in the deeper poses. Getting some of the cardio component with repetitions and standing flows also targets our most important muscle... the heart. As teachers & students we have to remember that in order for us to get into the middle and end postures safely, it requires effectively warming up the spine, shoulders, hips, and hamstrings from various angles.
YOGA RETREAT -- VICYASA™ IN TULUM
LET'S GO TO MEXICO... "The Wild Heart" retreat at Villa Pescadores in Tulum is official and half the rooms have been sold. WE ARE EXTENDING OUR EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT SPECIAL JUST FOR YOU -- CONTACT ME TO SECURE THAT DEAL. CLICK HERE FOR INFO.
Join Vicyasa™ & Luna Castilho March 31st - April 6th for daily yoga, excursions & much more. We'll have single rooms, shared rooms and loads of incredible options for dietary needs and anything to help your retreat one to remember.
For registration, CLICK HERE. Sui Yoga will be handling the bookings.
If you have any questions, please let me know.
To check out the venue, see their instagram HERE.
Would love to see you in Tulum!!!
ON-DEMAND ACCESS ONLY
Now you can subscribe to on-demand only and get access to our ever-changing archive of pre-recorded sessions. For $60 you get 30-days of on-demand accessibility. This package does not include live scheduled sessions. Upon payment, class access begins.
PRIVATES: ONE-TO-ONE WORK!
If you want to set up any private sessions or events, please contact me through email. You can learn more about privates: CLICK HERE!
We've added single class purchases to our on-demand offerings. How does it work? A $17 payment will give you access to a single pre-recorded class with Victor or anyone on his staff. The private link with unique access code will give you entry to that class, which you can load anytime you want. You'll have 24-hours of unlimited access to that class. No refunds, returns and you must use that class within 24-hours of receiving it before it expires. You can request a teacher on our on-demand options... featuring Demetra Kentrotas (@d_meetch), Leanne McDermott ( @leannerays ), Elinor Cohen ( @elinorraerigby) and others.
YOGA AT OHHHMMM LIVE VIRTUAL SCHEDULE:
12:00 pm -- Flow Yoga
12:00 pm -- Flow Yoga
6:30 am -- Sunrise 45 Vinyasa
9:00 am -- Vinyasa Yoga
*ALL CLASSES EST
*SESSIONS 45/60 MINUTES
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