Sphinx Pose is a mini gentle backbend in yoga that works for people just starting a Yoga practice, coming from long term inactivity, or with limited ability due to injury, disease, wrist pain and or carpal tunnel. Since Sphinx pose has the weight on the forearms, it takes pressure off the wrists. It helps to open the chest and lungs…
The Rodney Yee workshop I attended two weeks ago was awesome! The workshop for me was part of my 500 hr Advanced Teacher Training. Every year when he puts on the workshop, Rodney Yee & Colleen Saidman Yee also host an open yoga class.
Ujjayi Pranayama, victorious breath, breath with sound. Is a slow diaphragmatic breathing practice, which first fills the lower belly (where most of the capillaries are to feed the body with oxygen), then rises to the lower rib cage , and finally moves into the upper chest and throat, similar to the Three Part Breath practice.
Attending the Rodney Yee Workshop this week & on Saturday the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Class with Rodney Yee & Colleen Saidman Yee. This will be an educational week.