Posts Tagged "posture poses"

Summer Yoga Posture Series – Part 1

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Yoga Practice Tips | 0 comments

Summer Yoga Posture Series – Part 1

Travel With Yoga It’s that time of year again when summer vacations abound. Sightseeing, visiting, eating wonderful food, flying, and walking, lots of walking… Often by days end our backs are talking to us. Most likely we will not be attending a yoga class anytime soon. It is our vacation time after all! Feel Tall with 15 minutes of Yoga We all have those quiet moments between one activity and another. From my understanding of anatomy and the relationship of one yoga pose to another, I offer you six poses to relieve tension in your spine, improve your posture, and prepare either for a...

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Yoga for Core Strength

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in Book Events, Teaching Tips | 0 comments

Yoga for Core Strength

Create Stability, Balance, and Ease Join me to explore the ever elusive and desirable ‘core strength’ March 25th at One Center Yoga from 1:00-3:00 pm. The deep abdominal muscles known as the psoas are only one of the players involved in “core strength.” The design of this workshop is to explore all the muscle groups needed to create stability, balance, and ease of movement. A balanced core implies the ability to transfer your body weight from sitting to standing without using the arms as aids and is a prerequisite for managing low back pain. If you are a yoga teacher this class...

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One Simple Pose to Liberate Your Spine

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016 in Back Pain Relief | 0 comments

One Simple Pose to Liberate Your Spine

In this computer age every generation spends a huge amount of time sitting and gazing at their digital device, which takes its toll collapsing our spine which ultimately leads to back pain. Taking many short recesses from “the shiny white screen” is highly recommended.  As someone who has specialized in helping others in overcoming back pain with yoga, and the author of the new book  “Healing our Backs with YogaTM: an essential guide to back pain relief”, I have first-hand sensitivity to the dilemma of my students when long hours of sitting are required. Learn more...

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Quick Relief for an Achy Back.

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in Yoga Practice Tips | 0 comments

Quick Relief for an Achy Back.

Parsvottanasana: Extended sideways pose When you find yourself feeling sore after hours of sitting or even hours of walking, this pose will help you to extend you spine, lengthen your hamstrings, and restore your energy in a matter of minutes.  Classically this post falls into two categories—standing poses and forward bending poses. However it’s also easily adapted to assist students who have back concerns. Begin with Version A especially if you suffer with back pain. Master that version then move on to Version B when you no longer have any back pain. Version A is safe and helpful even for...

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How I became a back care specialist.

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Articles | 0 comments

How I became a back care specialist.

People may wonder, “How is it Lillah, that you became a back care specialist? And what makes you an expert in your field?” My study of yoga as a healing art begin in 1976 in Boston Massachusetts, which led me ultimately to the Iyengar method. Why yoga? because yoga connects the mind to the body and the body to our heart and soul. I believe we all seek connection, and through connection we find ease, contentment and peace. As my life was in need of all of those elements, yoga was the perfect endeavor. Not only did I need the mind-body element of yoga, but I needed physical balancing as well....

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