Quote of The Day

Women! We are all given one body. This body makes babies, carries loads, bares scars and heals itself of our own indiscretions. Do not be ashamed of the case your spirit settles in. But do, please do, take care of it. Love it. Feed it. Move it. – Lindsey White  #selflove  Advertisements

Benefits of Bhujangasana

Cobra Posture is the “King” of holistic therapy and easily attainable by most practitioners. Excellent for those who suffer back issues, it is an often used posture for PT due to severe disc bulge and herniations.  Here’s a list of benefits: Stretches the chest, back, shoulders and neck. Relieves Menstrual Irregularities. Strengths the spine, arms,…… Continue reading Benefits of Bhujangasana

Benefits of Utthan Pristhasana (Lizard Posture)

Utthan Pristhasana is a mid-level posture that stretches and strengthens the body at the same time.  Benefits: Stretches and Strengthens the hip flexor and hamstring Opens the lower back Creates space through the hips Calms Anxiety Lifts mood How to: Begin in Warrior I Posture. Hinge at the hips as you open the front (bent…… Continue reading Benefits of Utthan Pristhasana (Lizard Posture)

Apanasana for well being, In more ways than one. 

Apanasana (Knees to Chest) has a variety of benefits. And it’s more than just back relief.  Here’s a few reasons to spend some time in this therapeutic Asana: Relieves digestive discomforts Eliminates gas (yep!) Soothing for CD and UC sufferers Calms Anxiety Lifts mood Relieves constipation Stabilizes the hips and lower back Relieves low back…… Continue reading Apanasana for well being, In more ways than one. 

Practice what you Preach

  Yoga heals. There is absolutely no disputing this. But, Yoga is not literal magic. Nor is it medicine. All of the Yoga in the world can’t always counter the physical requirements of life.     My back blew out on me on Sunday night. My already existing herniations put me down. Literally. I spent all…… Continue reading Practice what you Preach

Release the back with this wall sequence

Release compression and tension in the entire back with this simply explained wall sequence… Legs up the wall Lay flat on your mat. Scoot as close as possible to the wall. Place the feet on the wall and lift the backside upward. Use the arms to slide your upper body and rear toward the wall…… Continue reading Release the back with this wall sequence

3 Reasons to love your hips and 4 ways to do it

Lindsey White, CYT Your hips are amazing. And not just for sex and dancing. But, those reasons alone should be enough to encourage most to take steps to properly care for their hips. Here are 3 reasons to love your hips and 4 ways to help them love you back. 1. Your lower back and…… Continue reading 3 Reasons to love your hips and 4 ways to do it