Precautions for aerial Yoga

1. Precautions for aerial Yoga

Try not to eat an hour before and after practicing yoga, and avoid practicing within two hours after eating.

Don’t drink too much water on the way to practice aerial yoga.

When practicing aerial yoga, you’d better not wear shoes and try to be barefoot, which is more comfortable.

If you are in a difficult position and have adverse reactions, you must stop in time and then massage.

It is best to practice aerial yoga in a ventilated place. When practicing indoors, open the doors and windows to absorb oxygen.

2. What is aerial Yoga

Aerial yoga, also known as anti gravity yoga, is a new practice method abroad in recent years, which is very popular in Europe, America, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. During practice, hammock hanging from the ceiling is used to do various yoga postures, especially for lymphatic system adjustment and various inverted three-dimensional postures. It satisfies the desire of ordinary people and weak people for handstand practice, makes handstand practice easy and interesting, effectively alleviates insufficient blood supply to the head, insomnia, shoulder and neck pain, lumbar problems and muscle strain, and has a particularly obvious effect on postpartum recovery.

3. The difference between aerial yoga and traditional yoga

Unlike traditional yoga on the ground, anti gravity yoga requires special instruments. This kind of appliance is called “anti gravity hammock”, which is made of a kind of silk fiber. Both ends are connected with chains hanging from the indoor ceiling, less than 1 meter from the ground. When the hammock is opened, it looks like a swing or hanger, and when it is closed, it looks like a pod for practitioners to meditate. The whole hammock bears 900 kg more. The practice of aerial Yoga combines the postures of traditional hada yoga, the harmony of Tai Chi and the power of Pilates, as well as the elegance of dance.

Who is suitable for aerial Yoga

There are many headstands in air yoga, which are especially suitable for modern people with insufficient blood supply to the brain and high pressure. Headstands can let fresh blood enter the brain, which is very effective in relaxing the spirit, nourishing the internal organs and increasing immune capacity.

The inspiration of aerial yoga comes from the traction or suspension of physical therapy, which stretches and unfolds the compressed spine through its own gravity. It is especially suitable for patients with stiff shoulders and neck and lumbar intervertebral disc diseases.

The hanging rope of aerial yoga is wrapped around the inguinal and axillary lymph gland areas, which is especially suitable for people who need to slim down and detoxify. After practice, the arms, breasts, hips and thighs become significantly thinner.

The unstable state of aerial Yoga naturally tightens the core muscles, strengthens the strength of the waist and abdomen, effectively reduces excess fat in the waist and abdomen, and promotes gastrointestinal motility.

Aerial Yoga handstand posture is not suitable for women’s physiological period. Patients with hypertension, glaucoma and ear diseases are not suitable to wear contact lenses when practicing inverted three-dimensional posture.

What are the postures of aerial Yoga

1. Air baby

Stand on the back of the hammock, place the hammock on the hip and groin, and put your body forward and downward. Put your hands and feet on the yoga mat to the downward dog pose. When the body is stable, slowly lift both legs upward and wrap the hammock around the instep from outside to inside, then slowly extend both hands forward, extend the spine as far as possible, and touch the forehead.

Hammock stimulation will cause slight pain in the groin, but it can help us dredge the lymph and fully stretch and relax to the hip.

2. Ankle hanging start

Stand on the front side of the hammock with your feet at hip width apart. Inhale and lift your hands sideways over your head; Exhale, body forward and down, hands on both sides of your feet. Take a big step backward with your right foot, hang your ankle on the hammock, and keep the front left calf vertical to the ground. If you need to deepen your practice, open your left foot outward.

With the suspension of the hammock, the rear legs can be stretched to a greater extent, especially from the root of the thigh to the groin and hip, which can promote the blood circulation in these areas.

3. Knee soldier

Stand on the side of the hammock, hold the hammock with both hands, step your left foot over the hammock, and hang your knee socket on the hammock. Keep the left calf perpendicular to the ground, let the left toe fall on the cushion surface, lift the toe with the right heel and push the hammock forward. Inhale and raise your head, and lengthen your spine upward.

The hammock suspends the legs, which can strengthen the stretching of the back of the thighs, thereby stimulating the hips and pelvis, making these parts more warm and active.

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