Intentional Practice For many years I split my yoga asana practice in to two parts, on one side I dedicated my learning to the therapeutic qualities and on the other side advancing my practice. It was a while before I realized that they were one in the same and it took longer to realize that […]
Pigeon Pose is one of the most widely loved postures in the yoga practice across a multitude of styles. Fortunately its for a good reason, however the issue I see is that most of the time this posture comes with little guidance as to how to activate your muscles and align your bones and joints. In this video I share my top three steps to a deep stretch in the hips without compromising the knee joint.
Chaturanga is one of the most repeated poses in the modern yoga practice, and it happens to be one of the most challenging on the shoulders. It is highly beneficial to take a look at the mechanics of the posture. I have been studying this posture for over a decade, and I have to say chaturanga seems to be one of the most mysterious postures out there. So many teachers are offering "correct alignment" and throwing around "should's" and "Shouldn't's" without taking a deep look at what is really happening.
After releasing my last blog about "The Yoga Cue That Could Be Destroying Your Shoulders" I received multiple messages and emails requesting and instructional for downward dog. While I go over this in depth and detail in my video series Handstand Strength Training, I decided I would create and free abbreviated breakdown of the 3 most important steps.