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Y89: Yin Yoga For Hips, Shoulders, Stomach And Back

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Recommended props for today's practice: Bolster, Blanket, Strap

 

 

 

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Y88: Vinyasa For Whole Body - Emphasis On Shoulders And Hips

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Y86: Gentle Hatha For Immune System Health


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Y85: Beginners Vinyasa For Upper Back + Pranayama

Today's practice is a full body well-rounded practice as always. We'll do some strengthening, stretching, and balance. And will emphasize working with the upper back and doing some pranayama practice at the end. If you enjoy this podcast leave a review on Apple podcasts or wherever you listen.

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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.
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Y83: Gentle Yoga For Fascia Release

Fascia is a band or sheet of connective tissue, primarily collagen, beneath the skin that attaches, stabilizes, encloses and separates muscles and other internal organs. 

One way to think of the fascia is like scaffolding in the body. It has a relative strength of steel, yet is viscoelastic and can store and release elastic potential energy. 

Under a microscope, fascia looks...

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Y82: Slow Vinyasa For Grounding And Recharging - Emphasis On Hips



If you've had a day where you are "go, go, go" and putting your attention in several directions this is increasing the Vata Dosha, the air element. Repeated over time, this leads to an excess of Vata Dosha which shows up as anxiety, worry, fear, dryness, itchiness, digestive distress, IBS, cold limbs and similar issues. To help reduce this excess and avoid these negative effects of excess Vata...

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QY3: Hatha Yoga to Ground and Reduce Excess Heat (Pitta Dosha)

In Ayurveda, the sister science of Yoga, the fire element in the body and mind is called the Pitta Dosha. Pitta means “that which cooks.” Pitta is associated with all metabolic processes: digesting food, ideas, experiences. Regulating heat in the body. Also things like passion, focus, ambition. When this gets excessive you may experience anger, skin issues (anything red on the...

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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.. 
 
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Y79: Vinyasa For Shoulders, Handstand, Crow And Side Crow (Advanced)

Want to improve your Headstand? This was one of the first more challenging poses I was able to do when I started yoga but it was scary as hell when I first saw people doing it in classes. I thought I’d never be able to do it. I keep this in mind when I teach step by step how to get into it.

1) If you use a wall you are more likely to use momentum and put your neck at greater risk.

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