Photo by Klaus Nielsen on Pexels.com I get asked about Adho Mukha Svanasana/ Downward Facing Dog a lot. For good reason - it’s a pose that makes a lot of demands on your body that are quite different from the demands of daily life. For one thing, you’re bearing weight on your hands. For another… Continue reading Help! I hate Downward Facing Dog!
Happy Friday, yogis. Today we're going to take a closer look at what happens when we bring the arms up alongside the ears in poses such as Virabhadrasana 1 (Warrior 1), Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog), or Handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana). When the arms come up alongside the ears, there's a tendency to also… Continue reading Fresh Take Friday: Arms Alongside the Ears
Happy Friday, yogis! Today we'll be taking a fresh look at bearing weight in the hands and arms. Are you experiencing pain in the hands, wrists, or shoulders during your practice? Do you find poses with the hands on the ground challenging? This video contains some options you may not have heard before that can… Continue reading Fresh Take Friday: Hands