A special Saturday class sponsored by KiraGrace. This class is all about strengthening and “Awakening” your glutes, hamstrings, calves and posterior body in general. Who is this class for? Anyone with regular asana, mindful movement or exercise practice who would like to learn strengthening moves for their back body. What do I need for class? […]
Yoga is complicated for hypermobile people, who often feel tight, but may be unstable. Understand the problem, the paradox, and the solution.
We are so thrilled to announce our new* weekly yoga livestream yoga classes. After 5 years of blogging and vlogging about some of the missing components of modern postural yoga, we are now doing our part to fill in the gaps. Current class schedule: Mondays: Core StrengthWednesdays: Mobility, Fascia and FunctionFridays: Hips “Happy” Hour (about building strength) Drop in to a class at a […]
Reimagining bendy poses for strengthening purposes. What is it about stretchiness that is so intoxicating? I recently responded to a question on Instagram: “Are side splits a worthy goal? Or is that kind of range [of motion] unnecessary?” I’m a physical therapist. One of the foundations of physical therapy is functional movement, movement practices that […]
Yoga for Hips – 3 Dimensions of Hip Stability 4 week series class (livestream and recorded) “Hip opening” is a widely requested theme in yoga classes, but the sedentary habits of modern life that contribute to tightness are best served by the opposite—stabilizing. Join Ariele Foster, PT, DPT, E-RYT 500+, founder of YogaAnatomyAcademy.com, for a […]
A pose that comes up frequently in yoga classes, yet seems to be quite challenging – even defeating – for many is side plank, vasisthasana. Many people simply don’t have the strength for side plank, and don’t know where to begin. This post will break down three myths about side plank, and offer you a […]