Most people, especially athletes come to yoga with the intention of increasing flexibility. The truth is yoga offers so much more as far as benefits to athletes on the field of play. Balance, strength, flexibility, refined breathing techniques, mental toughness, and visualization of their goals. Today, let’s focus on the suppleness, flexibility aspect. I hear…

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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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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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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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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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