I offer many different options to help students step the front of the mat from downward dog. It’s a challenging movement, and I don’t want my students to suffer or feel stuck! A few weeks ago I offered an option that had almost no weight bearing on the hands. You can check that out right… Read more
It is becoming increasingly common for yoga teachers to bring movements and practices from outside the traditional yoga practice into their teaching. Are you one of these teachers? Do you want to be, but feel unsure about the most skillful way to bring non-yoga movements into the practices you teach? At the forefront of this… Read more
There is often a lot of weight-bearing on the hands in yoga classes and many students struggle to move their weight out of their wrists and spread the work through the hands and into the fingers. This wrist push up builds both the awareness students need to shift the way they use their hands in… Read more
Have you ever had a pregnant yoga student walk into your group yoga class and immediately think, “Oh crap. I don’t know how to modify the practice for her or keep her safe without changing my whole plan!” ? Today’s podcast episode with prenatal yoga expert (and my old friend!) Deb Flashenberg will cover everything… Read more
I use versions of this exercise with many of my private clients and group classes. It is a great way to work on increasing mobility in wrist extension without forcing or passively stretching all the muscles and connective tissue around the wrist. Give it a try and let me know what you think!
Crystal McCreary has a true teacher’s heart and if you aren’t already familiar with her work I am so excited to introduce you to her on today’s episode! Crystal has taught yoga and mindfulness since 2007. She is committed to creating and holding safe spaces for people to connect, heal, learn, and build resilience in… Read more