Posts Tagged ‘focus’

Yoga Move of the Week – Opposite Arm/Opposite Leg

Opposite Arm Opposite Leg This move will open the hamstrings, hips and shoulders and warm up the core. The best part about ti is you can quickly assess your tighter hamstring and how it can affect your back. keep your head on the ground the whole time, gently press your low back on the floor…

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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…Pulling the Cat’s Tail

Yin Pose of the Week - Pulling the Cat's Tail

Yin Pose of the Week Pulling the Cat’s Tail This pose can open your body in many directions at once. In addition to a mild spinal twist you will feel hips, IT bands, chest and shoulders. You may need straps at first to reach your feet. If you have knee issues proceed cautiously when stretching…

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PYFS Yin Pose of the Week…Child’s Pose

Yin Pose of the Week - Child's Pose

Yin Pose of the Week Child’s Pose This pose and its importance should not be underestimated, as a transitional realignment option, and a long restorative pose. Play around with arm positions and be sure to rest your head either on the ground or extra props. It is outstanding for back health, deep rest, and mindful…

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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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Audible Yoga

Audible Yoga Classes with Gwen Lawrence

Practice yoga wherever you are this summer! https://audibleyoga.com/teacher/gwen-lawrence

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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 – 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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