How to create a Spring Yoga practice

During Spring our energy is rising, this is the time of year that we should focus on our foundations, providing strong roots to grow out of. But first, you want to know why it’s so important to associate your yoga practice with the season right? 

Spring is associated with the element of Wood. It’s the time to be more energetic, flexible and spontaneous. The focus of Spring is also to detox – both our bodies and lifestyles, guess that’s why Spring Clean right? 

These are the best ways to boost create your own Spring Yoga practice:

Spring Poses

Here are a few poses to include in your practice this spring:

Vrksasana – Tree Pose

This is a calming pose that encourages focus and stability. 

Virabhadrasana 2 – Warrior 2

This hip opener helps to strengthen the mind. This pose really focuses on having strong roots and pulling your body up out of the ground. 

Utthita Trikonasana – Extended Triangle

This posture stretches into our sides, helping us flush the fluids from one side of the body to the other and allows us to breathe deeper into our lungs.

Alo Yoga have a great spring flow on their YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6H12ula7k4

Food

These are just a few foods to include in your diet in Spring:

  • Brown rice
  • Carrots
  • Sweet potato
  • Strawberries
  • Lentils
  • Rice milk
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Fresh spring greens

These are just a few things you can you to create a Spring Yoga practice. Get in touch if you want to learn more.

If you aren’t practicing Yoga just yet – check out my post for 3 easy ways to add it to your routine: https://yogawithlotty.com/3-easy-ways-add-yoga-routine/

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