Advance Your Practice: 30 Day Self Care Yoga Challenge
Day 16: Hip Opening Practice: Deep Release for the Psoas
Today you'll be delving back into the lower body and the hip flexor area to work with the psoas muscle. A lot of people don't know what the psoas is or even how to stretch it, but it is a really important muscle for the position of your pelvis. So in this class you'll be working on locating it and opening and stretching the surrounding areas.
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Day 17: Energizing Pick-Me-Up Yoga
Today's practice is all about cultivating and expanding your energy instead of just cranking it up. This practice would be a great addition to some sun salutations which would give you a quick energy boost that may not last all day without the addition of this flow.
Day 18: Moving Meditation for Emotion...
Day 18 builds on what you worked on in day 17 as far as breathing, energy management and ratios. You'll concentrate your emotion down into your belly and then use kapalabhati to cultivate emotional release.
Day 19: Advancing Your Backbend Pract...
Today's class is sequenced around wheel pose, and as with any backbend it's important to take a look at what the other parts of the body are doing. So for wheel pose you'll be targeting 4 areas: opening up the hip flexors, opening up the chest, warming up the quads and coming into full flexion wi...