Every time you step onto your yoga mat you have an opportunity to rewire yourself, a chance to become the person, and yogi, you want to be. These tips and techniques will improve your alignment and transform the way you move on the mat, so you can enjoy the fullest expression of your practice. Enjoy your online yoga classes!
Commit to this short sequence daily and you will change your… more
Commit to this short sequence daily and you will change your core!
Specific Focus: Quick Tips
Understanding the natural alignment in your neck is key for preventing… more
Understanding the natural alignment in your neck is key for preventing detrimental damage to your cervical spine and to your delicate nerves. This simple understanding can save you years of pain or expensive trips to the chiropractor! Also, we discuss using a blanket (or two!) as an option in your shoulder stand to give you some safe support for the neck.
Most of us live with tight hamstrings because we use them… more
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… more
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… more
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… more
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!
You hear the word Vinyasa in class a lot. But how… more
What is the different between cobra and updog? How is the… more
Neck tension has plagued all of us at one point or… more
Sometimes it's difficult to step your foot forward, let alone hop… more
If you have trouble getting into crow pose, this quick tip… more
If you have trouble bringing your foot forward from downward facing… more
What's a good way to work your upper and lower abdominals… more
Downward facing dog looks simple, but there is much more to… more
We've all seen those fancy yogis who shoot back out of… more
Are you feeling stressed but don't have time to make it… more