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Three Things to Consider When Your Shoulder Hurts

Shoulder pain can make it hard to do the things you love to do. Can yoga help? Because I'm a yoga therapist and teacher, people tend to ask me for certain kinds of advice. It usually goes a little something like this. My shoulder is killing me! It's keeping me up all night and I'm… Continue reading Three Things to Consider When Your Shoulder Hurts

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Fresh Take Friday: Think Outside The Mat

Happy Friday, yogis. Today's video takes a fresh look at our practice space. This is particularly useful when practicing poses at home, where we have free use of our own area and can move around freely throughout the practice, but also has implications for practicing in a group setting. It can also help anyone who… Continue reading Fresh Take Friday: Think Outside The Mat

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Fresh Take Friday: Arms Alongside the Ears

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

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Fresh Take Friday: Hands

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