Flexibility allows us to experience greater range of motion and ease. Our movements become more fluid and movement and breath align. This practice focuses on the fluidity of breath and movement in Low Lunge, Ardha Matsyendrasana (seated twist) and Supported Paschimottanasana, melting straight into a Supported Savasana.
This class uses classic and not so classic yoga poses to strengthen the hips in all its directions of movement. By emphasizing the strengtening aspects of what can otherwise be another passive yoga stretch, we are more able to prevent common yoga injuries. It will leave your hips (and body) feeling balanced. Props needed include … Continued
Sitting in meditation can challenge the lower back and hips. Tiredness or weakness of the low back causes the hip flexors to engage more, which can tighten them and create even more challenge in this pose. In this video, Doug guides you through a practice to not only open your hips, but strengthen your lower … Continued
An out-of-balance psoas muscle will pull on your back, and may lead to general back pain, groin pain, or even a herniated disk. Doug explains the different effects of different types of psoas imbalances, and guides you through a series of poses to release tight psoas muscles and find relief.
In this video, Dr. Baxter Bell guides you through a well-balanced series of movements to develop flexibility of the hips, lower back, knees, and ankles. Because most of us sit a lot during the day or maybe aren’t as active as we once were, we’ve lost some of our full potential in these areas. These … Continued
Julie guides you through a practice that will tune and enhance your Warrior 1 and 3 poses. This practice builds flexibility and strength, but it also builds the heat within us that can burn up old habits, preconceptions, and blocks that hold us back. Attention to opening the hips and shoulders increases mobility and prevents … Continued
Because the hip is a ball and socket joint, many of us experience tightness in one direction or another in our hips. This class will work to open the adductors (inner thighs), the hip flexors and the hamstrings through many standing and seated postures as well as arm balances and sweet restoratives.
In this practice the entire body will be nourished with the help of passive stretches designed to bring more blood flow to the organs. Unlike most yoga classes, whose aim is to simply stretch the muscles and connective tissue, this course focuses on specific techniques to help optimize the flow of prana (blood and lymph) … Continued
Learn how to master this difficult standing balance pose from Tias Little! Tias will walk you through all of the steps needed to build a strong and stable base. Working with the wall and blocks, you will be able to scale this pose to your abilities, and begin working on mastering this exciting yoga pose!
In this tutorial for Triangle Pose, you will learn a safe and effective way to set up for this classic standing yoga pose. This tutorial is designed for both beginning and more advanced yogis wishing to deepen their alignment and understanding of the pose.
Learn how to ground and rotate in this tutorial for Revolved Triangle – a pose that develops strength and and promotes greater energy throughout the body and mind! Tias Little, master yoga teacher, offers many detailed alignment tips that will help you develop a greater sense of proper alignment in this challenging standing pose.
Release tension and holding in the outsides of the hips – freeing up the musculature and reducing pain in the lower back! This gentle class is designed for both beginners and more advanced yogis and athletes.