Only have a few minutes? Try these tips and tricks to take your practice to the next level.
Most of us live with tight hamstrings because we use them all the time for daily functions such as sitting, walking, standing, etc... When a muscle feels tight, it is important not to overstretch it, because it can lead to tearing. Sometimes tearing happens instantly and sometimes it happens over a long period of time. Give your tight hamstrings a break with these simple modifications. Remind yourself that your body's flexibility will adjust and become more limber with time, practice and patience, but in the mean time, be kind to your hamstrings and keep your body safe from injury!
This is a quick guide through of your body, breath, and mind to guide you towards a place of stillness. The more you watch and practice this quick tip, the more you can guide yourself on your own, easily and deeply settling into the experience of meditation.
Wrist pain is very common for yoga practitioners because we ask a lot of our arms to support us in vinyasa, arm balances, and hand stands. Here are a few simple things to think about when your palms are on on the ground to alleviate wrist pain and keep it from forming in the first place!
Headstand is a delicate pose to attempt because of the pressure on the neck. If we allow this pose to stem from our core, and we lift away from the earth, we avoid dumping into the neck and potentially damaging our spine and nerves. PLEASE watch this and learn how to come into headstand safely so that you can practice this beautiful pose for years to come!
A brief breakdown of Chaturanga dandasana. We move through this pose between plank & updog (or cobra). It is a commonly mis-practiced pose & very important for building the necessary strength in your upper body for more advanced poses.
Have you ever wondered what is more appropriate in your practice, updog or cobra? Do you find yourself flowing through this transition w/ stress on the shoulders or lower back? This tutorial is for you! A breakdown of Cobra & Upward facing dog & how to incorporate them into a Vinyasa/Power Practice.
Neck tension has plagued all of us at one point or another, and finding relief isn't easy. Watching this quick tip to learn a variety of techniques to relieve even the stiffest neck.
Sometimes it's difficult to step your foot forward, let alone hop forward. Incorporating these simple tips into your practice will having you hopping forward and back in no time!
If you have trouble bringing your foot forward from downward facing dog, this quick tip is for you! You will learn a few simple techniques that will help you step your foot between your hands gracefully and safely!