In this video I will be going over technique work for side plank. Side plank is one where students feel they have to be on the razors edge of their feet--this is untrue. Without the peripheral core strength when the hips to hang low and place excessive weight into the wrist; hang off the passive structures of the shoulder and then the neck has to take a bigger load as well. There are many options other than the hardest one. It's challenging in a group setting to do what our b
The Importance of a breath hold and why would you do it in yoga or at all. Valsalva maneuver is a momentary breath hold or a bearing down depending on where and why you would be doing this breath. Before I go on to explain I will quickly recap the other two fundamental breaths. The relaxed breath the diaphragm should be moving in 3-dimensional manner. The first 2/3’s of the breath should the rib cage expanding right and left and downward; the last 1/3 would be a slight upward
What yoga instructors don't teach you in stretches and what they don't know about glute max.
You go to yoga to help with your back pain, knee pain or shoulder pain and you do all these stretches and some strength oriented poses. Yet there seems to be no relief or you feel worse. The stretches and the strength poses feel nice or horrible and you can't figure out why b/c yoga is suppose to help you feel better.
This is true, if and only if you are activating the the right mus