Posts Tagged ‘Gwen Lawrence’

Yogandha

“ I use Yogandha oils in my practice, they are high quality oils made with vision and purpose.  The company has specific directive for use and passion like I have never seen, the oils feel, smell and essential oil quality enhances my healing ability, I love them.” There are a couple of really great options…

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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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PYFS Yin Pose for the Week…Frog

Yin Pose of the Week - Frog

Yin Pose of the Week Frog This pose is the king pin of groin release and to lessen the chance of injury to the knees. It will challenge your mental toughness when you hold it for 5-10 minutes!!!! Sink in and breathe. #PYFS=Saving athletes Pain of injury Loss of playing time Anguish of loss of…

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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…Lying Spinal Twist

Yin Pose of the Week - Spinal Twist

Yin Pose of the Week Lying Spinal Twist What a relief on the back this is, it also opens the anterior deltoid and chest, aligning the spine. I prefer to do this 5 minutes on each side for real depth of release. This pose can be considered a detox so drink lots of water after.…

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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…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…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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Five Yoga poses for Skiing

Five yoga poses for skiing By Gwen Lawrence | Jan 17, 2014 Reposted from espnW.com Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence chooses a sport and shows us the top five poses designed to keep athletes in the game. This month, the focus is on skiing. Photos courtesy of Gwen Lawrence The key to using yoga…

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