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Perfect Pregnancy Friend: A Yoga Bolster

Perfect Pregnancy Friend: A Yoga Bolster
Just coming through this pregnancy experience myself I am so grateful for my bolsters! Keeping the knees lifted while taking short stints lying on...

Hip Tension Release

Hip Tension Release
Sitting all day, driving, biking even standing, walking and running make tension in the hips, the gluteal muscles and in the sacroiliac joint. Of ...

Mid Back Release

Mid Back Release
    What about that mid back where are lower ribs are dropping towards the hip bones? Such an easy place to hold tightness and to compress our dige...

Deeper Shoulder Opening

Deeper Shoulder Opening
A supported back bend is the beginning in opening the chest and shoulders, but to go a step deeper and open the muscles around and under the shoul...

Eye Pillow Power

Eye Pillow Power
One of the things I notice in the Portland summers is that people get manic here when the days are longer and people are “enjoying the sun”. Somet...

Psoas Stretch to Open Lower Back and Hips.

psoas stretch-HD from Minga and Shawn on Vimeo.   Using a yoga bolster is amazingly useful in the opening of the psoas muscles and the front of t...

Low Back Pain? This is the best stretch!

Low Back Pain? This is the best stretch!
Supported side opening helps to open the lower back. The space between the ribs and hips often become compressed as the two heavy bony aspects pre...

Chest Opening for Deepening Breath.

Chest Opening for Deepening Breath.
Countering our daily forward movements with a supported back bend enhances deeper breath and deeper relaxation. As the muscles between the ribs r...

The Power of Relaxing for Health

The Power of Relaxing for Health
De-stressing is one of the most important parts of good health. Learning to relax deeply and consciously is at the cornerstone of de-stressing. Ac...