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Yin Pose of the Week – Happy Cow

Jul 10, 2018
Yin Pose of the Week - Happy Cow

Yin Pose of the Week Happy Cow This deep hip stretch will create space in the back and open the gluten, for better range of motion and power in the hips. It will also lessen the load on the knees. Relax your jaw while holding this and if it is very hard for you sit…

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Yin Pose of the Week…Plow Pose

Jul 5, 2018
Yin Pose of the Week - Plow

Yin Pose of the Week Plow Pose This deep posterior spine opener affects the base of the skull all the way to the achilles tendon. It is a mild inversion too, so it flushes the brain with blood and axing and helps sinus issues. Snuggle the shoulders under as much as you can in order…

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Yin Pose of the Week…Double Pidgeon

Jun 28, 2018
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

Jun 25, 2018
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

Jun 12, 2018

  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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