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Yoga for Runners with Kasandra

Yoga for Runners with Kasandra
BOUNCE BACK FROM INJURY OR AVOID IT ALL TOGETHER

In this workshop, aimed at both those new to running as well as experienced runners, you will learn simple yoga poses and sequences to increase your flexibility, strengthen and lengthen leg muscles and prevent injury in your running practice.

We will learn a breathing exercise (pranayama) to optimise your breath, a joint freeing sequence to loosen up your joints before the run as well as a sequence of post-run stretches.… Read more

Posted on December 8, 2018

10 Top Running Tips

10 Top Running Tips

It’s that time of year again. People are dusting off their runners and are back pounding the pavement. Whether you’re a hardcore marathon runner or a couch to 5km novice there’s always something you can add to make you a better, safer runner.

Here are 10 great running tips to get you started

1. Challenge accepted

“Everyone is an athlete. But some of us are training, and some of us are not.”… Read more

Posted on August 9, 2017

Why should runners do yoga?

Why should runners do yoga?

Yoga and running. Two totally different disciplines. What could they ever have in common. More than you’d think!

Yoga will help lengthen tight muscles and will also help to strengthen the core, feet and ankles while improving your posture.It also helps you breath more efficiently and can help you overcome some of the mental challenges that runners undoubtedly face.

Specific muscle groups tend to be over worked while you run due to the repetitive nature of a runners movement.… Read more

Posted on February 23, 2016