Tag Archive: supda padangusthasana

Staying By Your Own Side: An All Levels Yoga Practice

When we experience stress or trauma, there is a human tendency to check out, distract ourselves or disconnect form our bodies. What is healing, however, is to stay by our own side when things… Continue reading

Two Great Yoga Poses For Your Low Back

The reality is any yoga pose will likely help your low back. Of course, refinements to the specific alignment of your low back will increase the efficacy and safety of any yoga pose.… Continue reading

Centering: Shoulderstand & Leg Stretches

In this yoga class learn to find your center and stand in it. Through opening the legs and engaging the feet you’ll get access to the openness and strength needed to walk forward… 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

It’s a Hammock, No, a Yoga Pose, Wait, It’s Both!

Every time I slip my head into the yoga belt and lean it back, I swear it feels like I’m swaying in a hammock. But then there’s this great sensation in my legs;… Continue reading

Five Ways To Deepen Forward Folds In Yoga

Why do we want to Forward Fold? Well for one, tight legs can create problems for the low back. But also, Forward Bends encourage us to turn our awareness inwards, something that goes a long… Continue reading