10 Minute Morning Yoga

10 Minute Morning Yoga

Want to wake up every morning feeling energised, happy and eager to embrace the day? It's time to start doing yoga.

United Kingdom
Dennis Publishing UK



Want to wake up every morning feeling energised, happy and eager to embrace the day? It’s time to start doing yoga. Research shows a regular yoga practice can transform your daily life, boosting your energy and focus, reducing stress and anxiety and improving your strength and flexibility to make everyday tasks so much easier. Morning yoga is the perfect way to start your day and reap maximum rewards from this incredible system of mind and body exercise. Not convinced you have enough time in your schedule? The good news is, you only need 10 minutes! Just a short session of yoga first thing can transform your daily life – and this book will show you how. 10-Minute Morning Yoga offers an expert guide to practising yoga at home. Just follow the step-by-step…

how to use this book

10-Minute Morning Yoga offers all the expert instruction you need to create your own morning yoga practice. For the best results, begin at the start of the book and work your way through each section. This way you’ll gain a complete grounding of yoga and the techniques needed to enjoy your sessions and stay safe. Once you have the foundations in place, you can then dip in and out of the book, choosing poses and sequences to suit your daily needs, or tailor your own morning sessions. Here’s how to get started. 1 Discover the benefits We reveal the amazing mind and body benefits of practising morning yoga. Discover how it can help you ease stiff muscles, kickstart your metabolism and sharpen your focus, then discover some of the best poses for…

morning miracle

Picture the scene: it’s morning and the first rays of sunlight are shining through your bedroom window. You wake up gently, feeling happy, refreshed and ready to embrace the day. Your body feels supple and energised, your mind calm and alert and the face that greets you in the bathroom mirror is glowing and radiant. With plenty of time on your hands before your working day begins, you do a short session of yoga, then shower and enjoy a healthy breakfast while catching up on the morning’s news. Doesn’t sound like your average morning? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Unless you’re an early bird, mornings can be a stressful time of day, as you scramble out of bed and rush to get ready for work or organise the family. Sometimes, the…

discover the benefits

If you’ve tried yoga before, you already know how great it can make you feel. Now imagine starting every day with that same calm, happy sense of wellbeing. Whether you’re juggling a busy work agenda or dealing with a houseful of kids, doing yoga first thing helps makes every day better. And that’s just the icing on the cake when it comes to the benefits morning yoga can bring. From sharpening your brain to improving your focus and supporting your immune system, science shows that yoga has a host of positive effects to offer your body and mind. Read on to discover more. All-day effect Of course, practicising yoga at any time of day will bring benefits. However, making time in the morning can offer striking rewards that extend into every area…

the magic of morning yoga

Laura Gate-Eastley has been teaching yoga for more than 20 years since falling in love with it while working in the music industry. For many years, Laura’s daily Ashtanga yoga practice helped sustain her through a hectic working week. These days, she teaches numerous classes and retreats, including morning Vinyasa Flow classes. For this book, Laura has created a series of sequences to help you start your day. Here, the experienced teacher explains why morning yoga can change your life for the better. Q What are the benefits of practising morning yoga? A. ‘I think morning is the best time to practise yoga as your body is rested and your mind has not yet been pulled into the outside world. You may intend to practise later in the day and then unexpected…

how to be an early bird

Do you struggle to get up in the morning? The good news is you can adjust your inner body clock to wake up earlier every day, feeling raring to go, just by making a few easy lifestyle changes. Even if you’re a natural night owl, you’ll soon find you enjoy the peace and breathing space your early mornings bring and will head into the day feeling energised and ready to take on the world. And, as an early bird, research shows you’re likely to be happier and more productive than night owls. So what are you waiting for? Start following these tips today and you’ll soon start to see the benefits! 1 Switch off screens Do you spend your evenings watching TV or scrolling social media on your phone? The blue light from…