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YOGA SEQUENCE TO LOTUS POSE: I tore my ACL in 2009, got it reconstructed & lotus was just out of the question. After almost 3 years of practice I can now do lotus comfortably & hands free. Takes a lot of patience & dedication but here are my tips to opening your hips for lotus. Please warm up with Sun salutes Those extra stiff - foam roll too Times are just guidelines - 1. WIDE KNEE CHILD's POSE Think butt to heels, belly melts down, extension to the spine. One day your chin & chest will…

Which exercises target the Gluteal Muscles while minimizing activation of the Tensor Fascia Latae?

Weak hip muscles lead to poor hip motion, and poor hip motion can cause knee, hip, and back pain. By exercising to strengthen the hip muscles that control how your hip moves, you can reduce your pain in these parts of your body.

This Exercise Will Improve Your Posture and Bring Relief to Your Back & Spine

Back extension is a widely used exercise to strengthen the muscles your back muscles and protect your spine from injury. Physiotherapists apply this exercise not only in sports training, but also in medicine. Back extensions, when practiced regularly, help you get rid of round back and discomfort in the spine and give you an optimal posture. Office workers and anybody who tends …

Exercises to Improve Your Posture and Bring Relief to Your Back & Spine, Part 7

Office workers and anybody who tends to sit a lot will find these exercises very helpful in alleviating problems and symptoms associated with prolonged sitting. If you are diagnosed with a spinal or back injury, consult with your doctor if these exercises are suitable for you. The series so far: Exercise #1: Cat-Cow Exercise #2: Back Extension …

YOGA SEQUENCE TO FORWARD FOLD Here is a little sequence that doesn't just open the hamstrings but targets the hips, spine and calves which can affect our forward folds. So give it a shot 1. WIDE KNEE CHILD's POSE 3min This will give extension to the spine and mimic the melting sensation you need in a forward fold 2. CLOSED KNEE CHILDS POSE

This Exercise Will Improve Your Posture and Bring Relief to Your Back & Spine

Back extension is a widely used exercise to strengthen the muscles your back muscles and protect your spine from injury. Physiotherapists apply this exercise not only in sports training, but also in medicine. Back extensions, when practiced regularly, hel

Exercises to Improve Your Posture and Bring Relief to Your Back & Spine, Part 6

Office workers and anybody who tends to sit a lot will find these exercises very helpful in alleviating problems and symptoms associated with prolonged sitting. If you are diagnosed with a spinal or back injury, consult with your doctor if these exercises are suitable for you. The series so far: Exercise #1: Cat-Cow Exercise #2: Back Extension …

Exercises to Improve Your Posture and Bring Relief to Your Back & Spine, Part 5

Office workers and anybody who tends to sit a lot will find these exercises very helpful in alleviating problems and symptoms associated with prolonged sitting. If you are diagnosed with a spinal or back injury, consult with your doctor if these exercises are suitable for you. The series so far: Exercise #1: Cat-Cow Exercise #2: Back Extension …

YOGA SEQUENCE TO CROW POSE: When it comes to arm balancing there are 3 factors to overcome; strength, flexibility & fear. 1. WIDE KNEE CHILDS POSE Creates extension to the spine, opens the hips, knees & shins too. Also very grounding, gotta be grounded before you wanna fly 2. MALASANA A lack of flexibility can make arm balancing difficult as it makes the arm balance just that much harder versus if the hips were open to begin with 3. DOWNWARD FACING DOG This whole body pose will prep your…