Practice: Anjaneyasana Variation (IT band & hip opener!)

Tension in and around the hips can contribute to a lot of other issues within the body: lower back pain, knee troubles, poor posture, and even referred pain down in the feet or all the way up in the neck can all be linked back to imbalances within the muscles of the hips. No matterContinue reading “Practice: Anjaneyasana Variation (IT band & hip opener!)”

Practice: Supta Baddha Konasana / Supine Bound Angle Pose

  Supta = ‘Supine’    Baddha = ‘Bound’    Kona = ‘Angle’    Asana = ‘Posture’   A great way to passively release tension from the hips, Supta Baddha Konasana primarily opens the psoas and the inner thighs (adductor muscles). The hips are a central and important place to maintain in good health; for women,Continue reading “Practice: Supta Baddha Konasana / Supine Bound Angle Pose”

Practice: Eka Pada Malasana / One Legged Garland Pose

Eka = ‘One’    Pada = ‘Foot’   Mala = Garland    Asana = Posture *Possible prop needed: One block, or a rolled towel.  Balancing is one of the most important aspects of our practice. Not only does it help our nervous system to wake up and start building new neural pathways as we workContinue reading “Practice: Eka Pada Malasana / One Legged Garland Pose”