100 Days of Yoga – Day 12 – Table, Cat and Cow Pose

12/100 ~ Table Pose and Cat-Cow Pose (Marjaryasana) –We’ll be using table pose as a starting point in poses later in the series, so take some time to feel the alignment of the pose before you begin moving into cat-cow. Use a blanket under your knees for added comfort...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 11 – Jaw Release

11/100 ~ Jaw Release –  It’s true what your mama told you – your face just might get stuck like that! During times of stress we hold so much tension in our jaws. We might even develop the unconscious habit of clinching or grinding our teeth. Maybe our default...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 10 – Chair Yoga Hip Opener

10/100 ~ Chair yoga hip opener – Stop, drop and yoga on this one, my friends. If you are sitting in a chair as you read this, cross your right ankle over your left knee and sit up tall. Feel that nice stretch in your right hip? Bam. You’re practicing yoga! Benefits:...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 9 – Side Stretch

9/100 ~ Side stretch – Today’s pose is a simple shape you can take from any seated posture – whether on the floor or in a chair. Benefits: This stretch releases tension in the shoulders and creates flexibility in the spine. One side of the body is stretched, while the...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 8 – Fog the Mirror Breath

8/100 ~ Fog-the-mirror breath (pranayama) ~ Having a sensation of fogging a mirror on our exhale helps us to control the flow of the breath and is also a great way to learn Ujjayi Pranayama (stay tuned for that later in my 100-day yoga series). I lead this mirror...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 7 – Swan Pose

7/100 ~ Swan pose – This yin yoga pose is a softer version of pigeon pose which I will cover later in my 100-day series, and it’s a great way to stretch into the hip joints. Benefits: When our hips are open and flexible, we enjoy greater ease in the low back. This...