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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hamstrings and Hips

By Vanessa Kiriakou | August 25, 2019

This week’s featured yoga pose is 3 legged dog. This pose is similar to downward facing dog, which we have already covered, but works to move further. This pose stretches the hamstrings and hips, as well as strengthens the arms and core. It is an amazing pose that really energizes you! Directions: First, start in a high […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hip Flexors

By Vanessa Kiriakou | August 18, 2019

This week’s featured yoga pose is a low lunge. This pose focuses on the hip flexors, which can be tough to stretch. It’s a great pose to incorporate, especially if you sit a lot! It can be modified to make it more accessible, or more advanced depending on your flexibility and goals.   Directions: First, […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hamstrings and Groin

By Vanessa Kiriakou | August 11, 2019

Our featured yoga pose of the week is triangle pose. This is a standing pose that is great for both strengthening and stretching. It focuses on the hamstrings, groin and hips, which are a commonly tight area for lots of people! Triangle pose is also very accessible as it can be modified to suit your level of […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Chest and Traps

By Vanessa Kiriakou | July 21, 2019

This week’s featured yoga pose is a stretch for your chest and trap muscles. It is great for improving posture, since a lot of us slouch when we are seated or in our everyday lives. This is the complete opposite of slouching! It can be done seated or standing.   Directions: First, start either seated […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Hips

By Vanessa Kiriakou | July 14, 2019

Our featured yoga pose of the week is butterfly pose. This pose is a great stretch for your hips, which is important for those of us who sit most of the day, or notice a lack mobility when squatting or doing other movements. This pose is quite accessible, the only reason you might not want to try […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Back

By Vanessa Kiriakou | July 7, 2019

Our featured yoga pose of the week is actually two poses! Cat pose and cow pose are two poses often strung together with the breath. Together, they help to stretch out the muscles of the back as well as the chest and hips. They are very beginner friendly and can be done anywhere! They are […]

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