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WORKSHOP: Way of the Happy Hips (Washington, DC)

Sitting is the new smoking….which means we’ve all got some work to (un)do. Tight and weak muscle patterns (ahem…psoas) become embedded into our bodies through furniture and lifestyle. Often these patterns follow us onto the yoga mat, no matter how many sun salutations we do. Discover specific ways to move your hips mindfully on the […]

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Tackling Tight Hip Flexors

Supine psoas strengtheners with yoga block

The most common request heard by yoga teachers is “hip openers, please!”. After all, students come to yoga most of the time after sitting. For hours on end. They feel the need to stretch out the stiffness. If you teach yoga, know this: sitting is a passive stretch.  As you sit, most of the posterior […]

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