If you can’t yet do a wide-armed push-up, then why feel frustrated over Chaturanga?? Learn about basic exercise science and why alignment just isn’t enough to make your Chaturanga any better. Instead, learn the proven steps to strengthening your shoulder, chest, back and core to reduce injury and increase sustainability in your home yoga practice!
Why are you told to “relax the glutes” in Cobra Pose? Moreso, why aren’t you cued to use them at all in backbends like Bridge Pose and Wheel? This is a key question to ask yourself when glutes are the major muscle group needed to support your lower back. Pin now, practice variations of Cobra and Bridge later!
Why are “Hip Openers” used so much in a yoga class? Why is this term really a misnomer? Read my interview with Dr. Garrett Neill about external vs internal rotation of the hips, and why sitting for extended periods of time without balanced standing/walking would benefit from less hip openers with more internal rotation!
What’s it like to go from teaching the same yoga sequences over and over, to teaching somatics so people can enrich their mind-body connection (and improve their existing yoga practice)? Read my interview with Tara Eden!
How a 10-year journey of misinformation and lack of anatomy knowledge led to a torn shoulder ligament and a dislocated hip socket. Read this if you’re a yoga lover who wants to enjoy your practice safely and for a lifetime.
What’s it like to know so early on that the direction of teaching Vinyasa flow yoga classes is NOT the way you want to go? When 99% of classes are like a choreographed set of asanas with 1% of proper and functional movement, Trina Altman (creator of Pilates Deconstructed® and Yoga Deconstructed®) saw a huge gap in this and successfully turned it into a mainstream necessity (in a GREAT way).