A typical lesson would begin with Pranayama which are breathing exercises energise and detoxify the body, relieves stress, relaxes the mind and ensues restful sleep.
Next we would look at the Pawanmuktasana series which is a gentle warm up which exercises every joint in the body helping to prevent and relieve arthritis. Standing poses stretch and strengthen the back, shoulders and leg muscles.
Back bends expand lung capacity and counter poor posture which is the origin of 90% of back pain. Forward bends relieve tension and pain in the back and induce relaxation.
Spinal twists improve digestion, strengthen core muscles and nourish your organs such as the pancreas, kidneys, liver and gall bladder.
Balancing poses strengthen legs, ankles and feet, help prevent fallen arches and improve concentration and coordination.