Techniques to Fall in Yoga Without Fear

When your arm balance or inversion practice is pushing you outside of your comfort zone and you’re losing balance, there are many ways to ground yourself to exit the pose without flipping into a backbend. So here are some tips and techniques for how to fall in yoga without fear.

Building Strength for Your Forearm Practice

In many inverted yoga poses, we must cultivate and trust the strength in our forearms and shoulders to support us. And once you’ve made it, there’s a whole new world of your practice to unlock. Read on to learn about the why’s & the how to’s of these 5 forearm strength building poses.

5 Yoga Wheel Exercises to Boost Your Strength

If you’re wondering how you could be creatively building more overall strength, here are few ways to use a yoga wheel to enhance this aspect of your practice. Each shape will engage the muscles needed for the final strengthening activity and will grow your confidence towards trying that final one-armed, one-legged crow balance. Let’s play!

Poses to Transform Your Relationship with Your Body

Ever noticed how yogi’s seem to be so comfortable in their bodies, even in crazy fandangled shapes? Ever wondered how they tend to walk with more confidence, live with more courage, and just generally seem more abundant? This is not a trick of the light and it in no way happens overnight- but it IS real! And you can get there too!

Yoga for Healthy Knees: Understanding Biomechanics Can Protect Your Knees in Lotus Pose

Let’s break down one of the big three and look at the the biomechanics, or the science of movement, of the knee in padmasana to maintain healthy and happy knees. This article with introduce basic biomechanics that relate to padmasana; for a more detailed and comprehensive understanding of the knee joint, it is best to see a professional healthcare provider as well as an experienced yoga teacher.

Balancing Your Solar Plexus: 5 Yin Yoga Poses for Confidence and Self Esteem

Yoga is renowned for its ability to grow our confidence. Unraveling the muscles of the chest and opening the solar plexus can have a delicious effect on this aspect of the practice. Yin Yoga is a great way to take this even deeper. The long heavy holds release emotional tension and restore self confidence by nourishing our self-trust. It becomes a layer cake of heart opening warmth.

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