Tag Archives: summer yoga series

summer yoga series: vacation and tie stretches

So, you probably know how the story goes… One thing leads to another and here we are thinking about the changing of the seasons and throwing on a sweater and a pair of socks! Well, no, not really. But, it has been a while. How are you? After 2 (glorious!!) weeks in Hawaii with friends and family (celebrating a wedding!… Read more »

summer yoga series: head-to-knee forward bend

Head-to-knee forward fold is a great way to take a few introspective moments during our day. It lengthens our back bodies (spine, hamstrings), and the asymmetry in the pose allows us to focus on the sensations in one-side of our bodies at a time. Benefits Calms the brain and helps relieve mild depression Stretches the spine, shoulders, hamstrings, and groins… Read more »

summer yoga series: low lunge + twist

Low Lunge twist is a yoga pose that helps to improve the strength and flexibility in your hip flexors, legs, back and knees. The twist helps encourage spinal flexibility and stimulates digestion and internal organs. Spinal mobility is extremely important as we age for balance and posture. Twisting is great for preserving movements of looking both ways before we cross the… Read more »

summer yoga series: cat cow

Last summer I did a weekly book review series “summer reads” (life in the balance, the great work of your life, WHOLE, enlightenment for idiots, prions, may you be happy, and poser) and this year I’m going to provide you with a weekly yoga pose. Something simple that you can integrate into your own yoga practice, or maybe inspire you to start… Read more »