Tag Archive: hip stretch

Deep Hip Opening, Happy Knees And Healthy Relationships (Yes, They’re Related!)

Finding balance in life requires us to bring strength to weak areas and relaxation to those that are overly tight. This is true for emotional life, for instance, if you’re tightly clenched in fear of being… Continue reading

Yoga For Traveling

Summer is high-travel season. All the sitting in cramped seats, the stress of making connections and going through TSA, and the less-than-ideal food choices can really do a number on us. Extra waiting in… Continue reading

Strip Down Your Yoga Practice For A Stress-Free Holiday Season

Time to Commit The holidays are notoriously busy. Schedules change. Sleep is disrupted. We eat differently, usually worse! And we’re often confronted with the emotion —both positive and negative— of being with family.… Continue reading

Yoga For Hikers, Runners & Climbers

The season for High Sierra hiking is dawning here in the American West. Though I hike year round — usually to get to a rock climbing destination — and run weekly, there is… Continue reading

Three Tips For A Better Pigeon Pose

Pigeon pose seems to be the quintessential yoga hip opener. While it may be tempting to just flop into the pose and hang out there yin style, a much more profound experience can… 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