Plank is THE pose for all-around core strength. It is vital to master proper form and technique in order to get the most out of it. Mia shares a couple of tips to make your plank more effective and strong.
Downward-facing dog can really be a resting position - the trick correct alignment in order to flow in and out of it easily. Mia gives some hints...
Mia demonstrates how to find optimal alignment between downward-facing dog and plank. Avoid extra and unnecessary adjustments between them and save energy for the rest of your practice!
TRX is an all core, all the time suspension training system that is appropriate for all fitness levels. Mia gives a quick overview on how to use it. Whether you're a top athlete, injured or have never exercised before, TRX helps your strength, balance and flexibility.
Crow is a fun way to get the feel of arm balancing. Mia gives some tips on how to get into the pose and then use your core to supplement arm and shoulder strength to make it a solid pose for you.
Dancer, or Natarajasana, is a great way to open the front line of the body and start getting into the deeper front line. Mia shows how to use a strap to get the most out of this awesome balance pose!
Mia shows modifications that lead up to the full expression of Upward-facing Dog emphasizing proper shoulder alignment.
Chaturanga helps increase core and upper body strength. It is an essential transition in vinyasa flow and sun salutations. Mia demonstrates the how-to and some modifications - don't forget your plank!