Category: Pose How To

Get the Help You Need For Your Ashtanga Practice w/ Jen Rene

Meet Jen Rene Jen ran a successful Mysore group in DC and is now practicing with and assisting her teacher, Tim Miller, at the Ashtanga Yoga Center in Encinitas, CA. …
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Coming up with an Injury Strategy

It happened. That thing that you have been so careful to avoid. The thing that you have taken hours of yoga anatomy and alignment courses to avoid. You have an…
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Confessions of an Ex-Yoga Assist Whore

I used to be an assist whore. Symptoms Waiting around for my teacher to put me in poses without trying to do it myself a few times first-I mean really…
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Kino MacGregor: World’s First Yoga Channel

When Kino MacGregor asked me to take a look at her new project, I of course said, "Yes!" I have always admired Kino's work ethic. When it comes to innovative ways…
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A.P.P Goes To Mysore: Mysore Backbending aka Catching

Urdhva Dhanurasana is important at Sharath's shala. Sharath says that catching keeps the spine from getting hunched in old age,  opens Granthis, which are energetic knots in the body, and it raises…
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Ask The APP: Should You Video Your Yoga Practice?

Yes!! Not necessarily for Instagram or YouTube but for the improvement of your own practice. I will illustrate this with my own story. I went through a period where sometimes…
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Pose of the Week: Utthita Trikonasana/Triangle Pose

English-Triangle Pose Sanskrit: Utthita Trikonasana oo-TEE-tah tree-cone-AHS-anna Utthita-Extended Tri-3 Kon-Angle Asana-Pose Difficulty Level: Beginner Physical Benefits: Stretches and strengthens the thighs, knees, neck and ankles Stretches the hips, groins, hamstrings,…
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Pose of the Week: Utplutihih

  Tips on Utpluthih   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8PdqJro4W8   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5j_oHUfMe28   https://youtu.be/EhqudCFz4dA
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