Check out these intercostal muscles above. They separate your ribs when you inhale and bring them together when you exhale. So you can imagine, toned and mobile intercostal muscles allow for a deeper, fuller breath. Join me for Side Lying Stretch Pose in the below video link because when you breathe better, you feel better. […]
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Hey everyone, It’s snowing here in Colorado which means it only makes sense to grab some sweats (that’s right, no yoga pants allowed this week) and hurl yourself over a bolster. Cheers to this week’s pose–a snuggly version of Seated Forward Bend or Paschimottanasana (POSH-ee-moh-tan-AHS-anna). Grab a couple of pillows or blankets and click on the […]
Long week? Yeah, me too. It happens to be backward extension week (aka, “Open Your Damn Heart” week) which seems fitting. So, rather than a bunch of inspirational rhetoric, I figured we’d just hit the mat. I’d be honored if you joined me. Click on the video below to get a killer version of Dwi Pada Viparita […]
This restorative inversion is a great alternative to legs up the wall pose for beginners, folks with tight hamstrings, or anyone who wants to enjoy the benefits of kicking up the feet after a long day. This pose also provides some traction in the low back, creating some space and length in the that region […]
This week’s video features a supported, passive, supine twist–you know, an Easy Like Sunday Morning kind of twist. Instead of doing to the twist, see if you can let the twist happen to you. Click on the video below to get the whole shebang.
Experience sweet relief in these two supported variations of Reclining Hero Pose. This pose allows you to stretch the abdomen, back and front thighs while creating space in the pelvic region. Breathe deep into an opened chest as you settle in. Click on the video below for a complete description. Sweet dreams, yogis.
Ever since our first grade P.E. class, we’ve been taught to reach for those toes. And sure, when our bodies are like Gumby, it’s easy to do. But our lifestyles and naturally maturing bodies change, and there may be more important factors to attend to as we make our way down. Today, we are working on […]
A few minute meditation for those preparing for Hurricane Matthew. Be safe! image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rkramer62
This video brings you a variation of the “Mother of All Asana,” Shoulderstand or Salamba Sarvangasana. Enjoy this inverted, strong chest opener and then melt into a sweet savasana with your legs resting on the chair.
“Picture your spine as a washcloth held by two huge, benevolent hands. The stress and exhaustion in your body are the soapy water in the washcloth. As you exhale, imagine the hands “wringing the washcloth of your spine to rid it of soapy water. As you inhale, imagine your breath rinsing the washcloth with clean, […]