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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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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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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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 - 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 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 - 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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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

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

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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