Sample Class: Yoga on the Ball

by: Sarah Schrenk, MS

Class Take-Out

Challenge participants with a flow sequence that incorporates a stability ball.

Flexibility, balance, strength and endurance are common components of a yoga class. The poses alone provide an excellent workout, but if you’re ready for something different, consider adding stability balls to your practice. This is a fun way to recruit core musculature, incorporate more balance work, and increase range of motion.

Yoga on the Ball Details

GOAL/EMPHASIS: a basic yoga practice incorporating the stability ball TIME: 45–60 minutes (can be shorter or longer depending on how many reps you do or how long you hold poses)

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 11, Issue 3

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About the Author

Sarah Schrenk, MS

Sarah Schrenk, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

I have more than ten years' experience as a fitness professional. Prior to that, I was a biologist and found it very unfulfilling. After a few years of teaching group fitness classes after work, I ret...