Want to move over the long weekend without having to stand up? Here’s a preview of my new Pinup Warmup sequence, which focuses on mobilization through the shoulders and spine and activation of the muscles that move the joints in the upper body. As a bonus, you’ll get to hold several poses with your hand… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Shoulders
All this week, Yoga Vibes will be posting video companions to the short practices in Everyday Yoga! These offer a companion to the book and will help you include a little bit of yoga most days, especially if you are traveling away from your favorite studio over the summer vacation season. This first practice is… Read more »
My latest class for YogaVibes is a chest- and hip-stretching, heart-opening practice for athletes, chair sitters, and everyone. Yoga Class Description In this short online yoga class for athletes, chair sitters, and everyone, we focus on opening the front of the chest and hips. Relax into both supported and active backbends as you address all… Read more »
Need a break? In my latest short practice for YogaVibes, we’ll work chest and shoulders to give the upper body some relief after a long day of lifting, riding, or sitting at a desk. Yoga Class Description In this short online yoga class for athletes, desk workers, and anyone, we move slowly through a… Read more »
My latest class for YogaVibes explores the places in our body that limit us in asana practice. In this online yoga class for athletes and everyone, we work on learning where our limits are, and what might cause them. Along the way, we develop the wisdom to discern between what we can control and what… Read more »
Thanks to my friends at prAna and YogaVibes, you can enjoy this FREE 30-minute video with easy yoga poses targeting the back, chest, and shoulders. It’s perfect for swimmers—and it includes a swimming-specific breath exercise—but it is also appropriate for anyone. The poses are simple and held for a while, so you don’t need any… Read more »
In this post for Active Yogi, I describe two useful stretches for throwing and serving: To apply power in sports, you need the right range of motion. Without flexibility across (and just beyond) the entire movement range, you’ll fall short of your full potential for power output. In a joint interview we did, I recently heard… Read more »
The first day back at work after a holiday can be especially stressful. When you get home tonight, pull a pillow or two off the bed and enjoy this slideshow I made for LiveStrong.com: Yoga for Stress Relief.
This is as close to catchy headline writing as I’ll get: “Twist and Squat,” my latest post for Active Yogi, my Yoga Journal blog. Depth in a squat, as in every asana, is dependent on both your soft tissue and your skeleton. While the model (my handsome husband, Wes) wouldn’t self-identify as flexible, he’s a… Read more »
This week’s entry at the Active Yogi blog talks you through two lovely approaches to supported bridge. Please check it out, and share!