If you come to my classes, virtual or in person, you know that I ask for requests. 6am classes are no different. Yoga is so well suited to serve as therapy for injuries that I happily tailor the practice to address the needs of my students. This morning, nobody had any requests, so this [...]
First we open that front body with a back bending flow, including some long juicy holds. And the we close it down and work a good deal of core, activating those muscle groups in our abs so we can recover better. My back was pretty stiff going into today's practice and it felt a [...]
I don't have ADHD, but you would never know it from this class. It's all over the place. We work arms, legs, balancing... all the way around, without a specific focus. We move faster in some places and hold in others. I blame it on the dogs. If you haven't tried practicing with two [...]
In today's class, we both stretch and strengthen our internal and external obliques in our core. Sometimes we're lengthening, sometimes we're contracting. We explore both holding twists, and flowing in and out of them. We're often stabilizing. This is challenging, but you can do it! :)
Oh I LOVE a fun Ladder Flow. You're going to love this one. Lots of arm balances and handstand hops as we build each flow, adding on and adding on. Let me know what you think!
Twists. I have a confession: I used to avoid twists. After all, they're uncomfortable and you can't breathe easily. I also had this nagging feeling that they were unsafe for my back injuries. Then a few months ago, I decided to work on them, to see if I could find more space in a [...]