Whether you are adding yoga moves to your regular workout routine or incorporating weights, dance, or acrobatic moves into your yoga practice, there are benefits to mixing it up with yoga hybrid styles. Coupling other activities with asana can bring additional agility, endurance, and fun to your practice. Here are a few yoga mash-ups and hybrids worth trying.
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This sequence blends asana with a HIIT tempo, which can help you build strength and burn calories while also inspiring you to feel empowered—all in 15 to 20 minutes.
Take Goddess Pose to the next level by incorporating weights. This pose will work your entire body with only a few reps.
Add weights to your Warrior I Pose for total-body toning.
Adding weights to your Tree Pose will not only challenge your balance but engage your core and tone your arms.
Work your triceps and strengthen your core with this amplified take on Warrior III.
Mixing new poses into your practice can boost fun and strength. We stole these 10 innovative moves from hybrid yoga styles so you can add a hint of everything from Yogalates to Rolfing to your practice.
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These creative styles will not only activate new muscle groups but also give you a new perspective on the practice. Find out which hybrid is right for you.