Category: rock climbing
A short forward bend sequence, ideal to release tight hamstrings and back muscles. It also works well to prep you for deeper folds!
Yoga for the Upper Body
Rock climbing can be an intense work out on the muscles of the upper body, especially the shoulders and lats. This sequence is designed to help you to stretch some of these muscles and also strengthen some which end up being under used by the constant practise of rock climbing and its typical movements.
Learning to balance on one foot is incredibly important for climbers. Pistol squats, tree pose variations, half-moon… all these Asanas have something to teach you about moving with control. So the next time you’re on a slab, balancing on a tiny foothold, you’ll know what muscle groups you need to recruit to move forward. STEP…
Yoga for Core Strength
A short sequence to help build up core strength A strong core will not only help you to keep your feet on the wall when climbing steep stuff but it will also help you with avoiding lower back pain, developing better balance and posture. Join Sandra for this short but fun sequence designed to help…
I love Dolphin! It is great to strengthen our upper body, helping us to prepare for a number of inversions. Think headstands and forearm balances! As a climber, practicing Dolphin will offer some excellent benefits, such as strengthening antagonistic muscles on the shoulders and the triceps; opening the upper torso (chest, shoulders and armpits) and…
Whilst I’m Away………A Yoga Sequence for Climbers
So a lot is going on this month! With the room at the Reach being refurbished and my climbing trips to Kalymnos and Fontainebleau I am afraid I had to cancel some classes this October (please see “Classes” page for details). As requested by some of my students I have put together a short but…