Blog

Y102: Hatha Yoga For Embodying The Yin Aspects Of Movement, Change And Softness

hatha yoga movement yin Dec 15, 2019

Last week I shared how deep rest is as important as focused work. I shared ways to find both in your practice and your daily schedule.
 
In today's episode I share ways to embody the yin aspects of practice. Sukha. Ease. Softness. Change. Receptivity. These are in contrast to the strong ujayi breath and bandhas of 2 weeks ago. My intention is to help us move towards the end of 2019...
Continue Reading...

Y84: Hatha For Heart Opening And Back Strengthening

 
If you're like many people you spend a lot of time in a certain spinal position, often without even realizing. 
 
This causes a specific imbalance that leads to stiff necks, stiff upper backs, low back pain, weak upper body, and eventually even a hunchback posture. This is all very common in our modern device oriented lifestyle in the west, but this is also easy to avoid.
...
Continue Reading...

Y81: Hatha For Progressively Deeper Strengthening And Stretching Of Hips And Hamstrings

 
Do you have a chronically tight area of your body? I'll share my personal story of how I stopped having tight hamstrings and how you can apply that to your practice.. 
 
Today's episode is brought to you by the Essential Guide to Yoga Teacher Training - A free PDF that distills 200 hours of Yoga Teacher Training into a PDF you can read in 20 minutes. Get it at...
Continue Reading...
Close

50% Complete

For my first 5 years of Yoga my hamstrings were tight. I stretched them often, so what was I doing wrong? I'll address this and the biggest mistakes I made in my first 10 years of practice so you can avoid them. With some easy adjustments you can start building strength, flexibility and balance today. Enter your email to begin: