Tag Archive: adho mukha svanasana

Invigorating Yoga Practice: A Prep For Backbends (VIDEO)

If you need a little pick-me-up, look no further. This seven minute video moves you through a yoga flow that’s perfect on it’s own or can be used at the beginning of your… Continue reading

Calming Headstand Practice (Video)

Filmed on location in the Escalante area of Utah, this video leads you through a slow series of poses including a couple gentle shoulder openers, Headstand and Reclining Hand to Big Toe leg… Continue reading

How to Have Healthy Shoulders in Downward Dog

When I’m 85 years old, I want to practice Downward Dog. I want to remain limber, both mentally and physically, as I age. I want to be able to support myself and contribute… Continue reading

Align Your Hands: 3 Ways to Ease Hand & Wrist Pain in Yoga

I have a secret to tell you. All those cool float and hover maneuvers that are part of Sun Salutations? Can’t do ‘em. Press up handstand? Nope. My hands and wrists are holding me… Continue reading

Sun Salutation B: A Progressive Practice (Video)

Some days my body just isn’t ready to jump straight into Warrior One at the beginning of my asana session. When it feels tight, I need to practice Sun Salutations progressively. Essentially, I… Continue reading

Sun Salutation A: A Progressive Yoga Warm-Up (Video)

As implied by the name, Sun Salutations are fantastic for waking up and meeting ourselves with fresh open-mindedness, just as if greeting a new day. They build heat to get us moving and also help us connect with… Continue reading

Post-Run Yoga Sequence

I’m no ultra runner, nor have I ever trained for a marathon, but I love the great, sweaty, endorphin high I get from a run. My runs aren’t often more than a half an… Continue reading

Head Alignment in Downward Dog

Ask three different teachers how to align your head in Downward Dog and you’ll likely get three different answers. No wonder practitioners everywhere are confused! I believe there is never one “right” answer… Continue reading