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Valentine's Day: Heart and Hips

Like many instructors, I’ve often drawn from holidays to inspire a yoga class. Valentine’s Day naturally lends itself to heart-opening sequences. However, Valentine’s Day is not all about heart chakras. 137 more words

Planning a Routine

“Looks like there’s a trail that goes up beside the waterfall.”

I followed my husband’s gaze to a tiny wisp of trail that appeared to climb straight up the side of the mountain. 996 more words

5 Hip Openers for Better Movement

Tight hips have an impact on most of your movement, from how high you can step up, to how low you can squat down. Keeping your hips open and functional is an important piece to keeping you moving at your best, with more power and less pain.   218 more words

Brenna Backe

8 Yoga Poses that Help Open the Hips

When the yoga teacher says we’ll be working on our hips for class, I do cartwheels inside. I love hip openers! My hips used to be tight, but after more than a year of practicing yoga, they slowly became more flexible and open. 455 more words


Deep Hip Opening, Happy Knees And Healthy Relationships (Yes, They’re Related!)

Finding balance in life requires us to bring strength to weak areas and relaxation to those that are overly tight. This is true for emotional life, for instance, if you’re tightly clenched in fear of being hurt. 855 more words