Day 5 Parsva Sukhasana 

Easy Side Stretch





This is one of my go-to warm up stretches and by far one of my favourite postures to get the body ready for more movement. Easy side stretch or Parsva Sukhasana in Sanskrit, stretches the body from the hip up to the neck and finger tips, including part of the lower back. It lengthens the muscles between the ribs and abs, creating space for our organs. 

As we enter this stretch, we inhale to lift and lengthen and exhale to fold, to create the space and length in our spine as we open up our side body.


 This allows the rib cage to open and our lungs to expand, which helps our breathing capacity and can help to relieve respiratory conditions, such as allergies and colds. When we can breathe with ease, we feel less stressed and relaxed, another benefit to this pose 💖

Try this when you wake up in the morning, even while you're still in bed. Really feel the side body open, allow the shoulder to fall away from your ear. Be aware of every millimetre of your skin and muscles as you lengthen up and over. Hold each side for 30 seconds to a minute. Then allow yourself to rest in child's pose.

Your spine will thank you.



9.45pm Pilates Bannatyne`s Luton 11.30am Yin Yoga Archer's Hitchin

12.30pm Tai Chi Archer's Hitchin

6.45pm Pilates Venue360

8pm Yoga Bannatyne`s Luton


11.15am Pilates Venue360 Luton

1pm Pilates Corporate Class

3pm Yoga Harpenden Sports Centre 

7pm Pilates Dunstable Centre 

8.15pm Yoga Dunstable Centre


6.15pm Yoga Bannatyne's Luton


10.45pm Mature Moves Bannatyne's Luton

12pm Meditation Bannatyne's Luton

2pm Yoga Venue360 Luton

8.15pm Pilates HRLC


11am Pilates Venue360 Luton 

12.30pm Yoga Harpenden Sports Centre

3.15pm Yoga Harpenden Sports Centre 

6.30pm Yoga Bannatyne's Luton


8.30am Yin Yoga Archer's Hitchin

9.30am Hatha Yoga Archer's Hitchin 

10.30am Tai Chi Archer's Hitchin

2pm Pilates North Herts LC

3pm Yoga North Herts LC



8.50am Yoga Harpenden Sports Centre

(every other week)

10.15am Pilates Bannatyne´s Luton 

11.15am Yoga Bannatyne´s Luton  

4pm Pilates Houghton Regis Lc

5pm Yoga Houghton Regis Lc

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