It helps me get my body behind the ball, especially on my serve and overhead,” says the 37-year-old public relations rep, who played college tennis at George Washington University. Carter has found what many tennis players, from the amateurs to the pros, are discovering—the combination of yoga and tennis makes for a win-win situation.
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It also strengthens the back and the torso muscles for a great serve and works on the leg muscles for ground strokes and volleys. Yoga practice can make your tennis game steadier, through improving your strokes and helping your injuries. Most importantly, yoga can steady your mind, so you are able to get "into the zone," necessary for winning.
Those most susceptible to getting tennis elbow, according to that same study, are between 40 and 60 years old (with women experiencing a slightly higher incidence than men). Tennis elbow generally derives from, and is aggravated by, repetitive movements, like the tennis serve, forehand, and backhand, according to Reif.
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Yoga helps with joint decompression which is a key benefit in tennis. Your back, hips, knees, and shoulders are often overused and muscle imbalances are commonplace in tennis players. These occur when the body is asymmetrical and you use one side a lot more vigorously, which of course happens a lot in tennis.
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Serves: Utilizing the Downward Dog and Pigeon pose you'll be able to upgrade all your overhead shots by keeping your back healthy, wrist and shoulder solid, and strengthening your core, arms and legs. Improving your hip and hamstring flexibility will help you take advantage of more athletic positions.
Price: $20/Class (General Public) $15/Class (First Serve Tennis Players/Parents) *No need to register, just come and pay once you get there* Enjoy an energizing morning yoga class that incorporates breath work, movement, and flexibility for a well grounded and rounded practice.
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