aredmond

Members`
  • Content count

    3
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  1. Hi Candace, I didn't see anything in the blog about this? Thank you for this post, it confirms what I suspected. I appreciate the comment. Thanks! Anna
  2. Hi everyone, I really enjoy doing vinyasa in an infrared yoga class at yoga studio near my home. I mostly like the style of the teacher, who only teaches in this heated room at the studio. When I first started, it felt so good - like I had both sat in a hot tub for an hour and done yoga! I am far more flexible and can take my poses farther than when not in a heated room. I think I have pushed too far at times and am trying not to do that as I'm worried I strained some muscles or ligaments along the way. Question: What can I focus on when in the heated room so as not to go further into the pose than perhaps my body is ready? How can I continue to do yoga in a heated room, but take advantage of the improved flexibility and improve my strength? Any tips? Thanks in advance! Anna
  3. Hello - I love doing yoga and enjoy vinyasa in an infrared class at a yoga center nearby. I would still consider myself a beginner, but have done yoga on and off for the past 5+ years. Whether in the heated room or not, downward facing dog is by far the most uncomfortable pose for me. I feel quite a bit of pressure on my neck, which causes pain and discomfort that lasts for several days. Question: Do you have any tips to provide to improve the pose or at least ensure that there is not something I'm doing wrong/that could injure me with repetitive use of the pose? I generally try to make sure that I am not overextending, my shoulders are down my back, my thumb and first finger are firmly on the floor, my head in line with my arms. I am otherwise a healthy, active individual with no injuries that I know of. Thanks! Anna