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Archive for June 2018

Yin Pose of the Week…Double Pidgeon

Yin Pose of the Week - Double Pidgeon

Double Pigeon Now that you have tried and mastered pigeon, consider double pigeon or log stacking pose. This pose will go deep into the hip joint and relieve stress, tightness and rigidity. It packs a powerful punch, so you need to focus on your breathing while you hold the pose. Do it: 2-4 times a…

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Yin Pose of the Week…Squat

Yin Pose of the Week - Squat

Yin Pose of the Week – Squat Even if you are not a catcher, you need a flexible inner thigh groin area to withstand quick changes on directions and excess pressure on the knees. It opens the plantar fascia, stretches the calves and opens the groin, inner thigh, calves, achilles, back and when done right…

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Yin Pose of the Week – Pidgeon Pose

  Yin Pose of the Week Pigeon Pose This deep hip opener will take pressure off the low back, open the hip flexors and most importantly it is thee best glute stretch ever. Typically named “medicine for sciatic pain” as it is crucial to stretch the piriformis. The more open the hips are in all…

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Yin Pose of the Week – Heroes Pose

Gwen Heroes Pose with Toes Tucked

Yin Pose of the Month Hero’s Toes Tucked as innocent as it seems this tiny little 2-3 minute hold packs a powerful punch. It opens the plantar fascia, stretches the calves and opens the achilles tendon all to reduce injury, give more power to push off, lessen knee strain, help the athlete to turn and…

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