Posts Tagged ‘begreat’

PYFS Yin Pose of the Week…Half Seated Straddle Forward Bend

Half Seated Straddle Foward Fold

Yin Pose of the Week Half Seated Straddle Forward Bend This pose can be frustrating at first but when you take a patient approach the body will ease open in as little at 2 minutes.  Use a lot of support and blocks to get relatively comfortable. You should feel a decent stretch and be able…

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PYFS Yin Pose of the Week…Seated Forward Bend

Yin Pose of the Week - Seated Forward Fold

Yin Pose of the Week Seated Forward Bend This pose can be frustrating and slow to improve, I want you to approach it as a meditative, internally focused opportunity to LET GO! People suffer for years in this pose, instead approach it with surrender and breath. Use supports and props to make it as comfortable…

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PYFS Yin Pose of the Week – Wheel of Life

Yin Pose of the Week - Wheel of Life

Yin Pose of the Week Wheel of Life This pose is affectionately called the wheel of death by my Pro athletes due to the intensity of the stretch. It is multi-faceted in that is wrings out and realigns the spine, detoxes the body, increases flexibility of back, hips, and neck, and brings you face to…

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PYFS Yin Pose of the Week…Lizard

Yin Pose of the Week - Lizard

Yin Pose of the Week Lizard This pose is excellent for metal toughness and deep hip, groin, and hip flexors. It requires you to use blocks and props to get comfy and be able to hold for 3-5 minutes. Do the best you can and you will see great improvements rather quickly.  Sink in and…

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Yin Pose of the Week…Happy Baby

Yin Pose of the Week Happy Baby This pose has a duel purpose. it opens the hips deeply AND can be a great releaser of the low back. If you cannot grab the feet you can use a strap OR you can pull the knees in towards the armpits by pulling in from behind the…

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Yin Pose of the Week – Happy Cow

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

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

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 – 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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