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Yoga Poses - Downward Facing Dog by Kris K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:56am A common question regarding Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana) is how do I maintain straight legs, a straight back, and the sit bones lifted all at the same time? What is the priority, a straight back or straight legs? In the pictures, the gal to the left is rounding her back, lifting her head, and bending her elbows. All 3 of t ... Read on »
The Must-Do Stretch For All Computer Users [Try it now!] by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 21 Oct 2010 8:13pm Downward Facing Dog - with the advanced tongue option. Sit at a computer long enough (and you know you do), eventually your shoulders start to tighten up to your ears, your spine rounds out as you slump, your quads and hamstrings tighten up from being in the sitting position so long and - worst of all for me - you get that weird pinchy sens ... Read on »
Yoga Poses For Weight Loss. Interesting Facts to Bear in Mind by Todd S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 11:38am Yoga is a great way to lose weight and keep your body in shape. Here are a few of the most helpful types of yoga asanas to help you achieve your weight-loss goal. Not only this, but a few tips-and-tricks to coincide with your yoga lessons. All to help in building a healthier and happier you! The most common problem area for over-weight people ... Read on »
P90X Day 4: Yoga by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 7:59am P90X Yoga was another enjoyable class . The class focused on many of the more common yoga poses that one would do in a traditional class and Tony Horton does a decent job of dialing down his crazy energy and talking. Further, he provides some decent tips on proper alignment and modifications for the yoga poses. This is an important class to t ... Read on »
Yoga poses benefits your mood & health by Fitho Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 12:00am Believe it or not, yoga might help not just burn calories and lose weight, but also improve your moods! You can know what yoga poses to do, how to perform the yoga exercises and how you can use them not just to improve your mood, but to burn calories, gain muscle and lose weight! Feeling Bored: Do the downward dog. Do a classic downward dog ... Read on »
Various Modes Of Hatha Yoga Poses by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Sep 2012 5:33am Share This Page Body stamina is dully enhanced by hatha yoga poses. These are various body orientations of the Indian origin popularly called asanas. The postures are done amid deep breaths. The deep breathing helps in opening up and strengthening the various body structures. First there is the downward facing dog pose. ... Read on »
Yoga Pose May! by Nicole Culver Posted Sat 15 May 2010 12:00am Good morning! Before I go get ready to run I thought I'd quick post and share my yoga pose with you all! We are planning to leave around 7:30 to make sure we have enough time to find parking and walk/jog around before the race starts.  When I heard about Yoga Pose May from Kate (What Kate Ate) and Tina ( Carrots N Cake) I knew I wanted ... Read on »
Yoga Pose for Wearing High Heels by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:01pm 1 Comment Being that I will never be graced with long legs or height, I have been forever obsessed with heels. TALL heels. The more treacherous the better! Since this has been my foot mantra, my legs look great but stability and ego are up in the air. It doesn’t matter how gorgeous you look coming out of a chic restaurant in your new platforms and little ... Read on »
Down with the dog by WellnessPossibilities Patient ExpertHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 23 May 2011 10:41am By Carol Harblin (CHHC) Yoga has been touted as a beneficial exercise that allows our bodies to be more flexible and have more longevity. One yoga pose that is quite known is the "downward-facing dog." In sanskrit, it is "Adhomukha Svanasana." We all have posed in this way if we have gone to a yoga class even once. But do you know what ... Read on »
Yoga Exercise - Dog Pose by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The Dog Pose or Dog Tilt has its center on the pelvis. It stretches the back, opens the chest, and builds upper body strength. In addition, it stretches the whole back side of the body, arms, shoulders, hips, heels, and hamstrings. The name itself, Dog Pose, tells what kind this pose is or how it will go about. STEP 1: Start ... Read on »