CALLON Gym Method

Callanetics method created in 1985 by Callan Pickney in US.  Callan has several myosceletical problem such us scoliosis, back problems, knees, and doctors advised her to operate it.

After a short experience as a gym instructor she started to developed her own exercise program loading exercises from classical ballet and modified them. 

In a while she discovered that her body was slimmer and her muscles stronger.

She named her method Callanetics.

Callanetics literally is a small, about 1,5 cm, tiny movement who use the body weight for strengh the muscles and lose points from abdominal, waist, and bottom.

Callanetics begame famus in 80 for the nice leg and tiny bottoms that created.

In contrary with other methods Callanetics believe that no pain but gain.

No sweating and no stress with this method, just relax the whole body except the muscles who exersice.  This might be difficult at first but you can also meditate as you do the exersice as most of them goes up to 1,5 minute.

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My favorite yoga

Yoga the method that help in spinal cord alignment, in the correct breathing, increase the flexibility and reinforce the muscles.

 

Shiatsu or accupressure the pleasant version of chinese medicine for chronic problem. Body work use pressure trigger points for relief from neck, back pain, constipation, stress.

 

Acu yoga can help in many problems and the practice demends only 10 minutes.

 

Before you do acu yoga or any other exercise method you should consult your physician and you practice in your own resposability.

Two of more succesful therapies come together in order to give practical and easy to apply exercises  for chronic health problems such as back pain, neck and knee pain, stress, constipation, headacke and much more.

 

In our busy days many people are looking for solution to relief stress, lack of exersise, lack of energy and to calm down their overwork minds.

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Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

Nadi Shodhana also knowna as alternative nostril breathing. There are many variations here we will describe the more easy one for beginners.

 

Nadi in sanskrit means @channel@ or @flow@ and shodhana means @purification.@  Therefore, nadi shodhana is primarily aimed at clearing and purifying the subtle channels of the mind-body organism, while balancing its masculine and feminine aspects.  

 

 

BENEFITS 

  • Infuses the body with oxygen 

  • Clears and releases toxins

  • Reduces stress and anxiety

  • Balance the left and right part of the body (the male and the female part)

  • Calm and rejuvenates the nervous system 

  • Enhances the ability to concentrate

  • Restore the body and mind from any mistake during asanas practice.

  • Balance the right and left hemispheres of the brain.

 

HOW TO PRACTICE

 

As in most of yoga practice the best is with empty stomach or 2 and half hours after our last meal. We can do this practice after a yoga session or any time preferably in the morning.

We can't do this practice if you have a cold, allergies or we are not able to breath from the nostrils.

before you try this or any other practice consult your GP.

 

Sit in a comfortable position with your spine straight (chair or floor). We use the thumb and the index fingers .

 

Begin by taking 10 whole yoga breath to calm your mind and body. 

 

Place your right thumb to your right nostril and take a breath count for four with your left nostril,  Exhale through your right nostril closing your left nostril with the index finger. Count again for four.   Equal inhalation and exhalation.

 

As you inhale allow the breath to travel along the left side of the spine from the bottom to head,

 

As you exhale scan with your exhalation the right part of the body from the head to the bottom till the pelvic floor.

 

This is one circle of nadi shodhana you do 12 complete circles and this practice give you peace of mind.  If you can practice it daily it is even better.  

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