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  • 3 Yoga Poses for Tight, Rounded Shoulders

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    Unlocking tight shoulders and chests are something that I focus on constantly with my yoga students, CrossFitters and training clients. Rounded shoulders and tight chest muscles have become the norm in our society as we are constantly hunched over desks and steering wheels and carrying heavy bags or children on one side of our bodies. [...]

  • Flying Splits

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    Today I finally got an arm balance that I've been working on for years. I attended a workshop this morning with Jim Bennitt at Be Yoga. The workshop focused on balancing postures and arm balances and we also did a lot of back bending (which I love). We didn't really do much in the way [...]

  • Revolved Bird of Paradise

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    Look what finally happened in yoga yesterday! I was taking class from one of my fellow teacher trainees and decided to try revolved bird of paradise when I was in crescent lunge with a twist. All previous attempts at this pose had resulted in a complete topple over so I was in shock when I [...]

  • Three Yoga Poses for Every Runner

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    Several months ago I created a list of topics that I wanted to blog about. One of these topics was the most beneficial yoga poses for runners. If you've read the "About Jen" section of this blog, you know that I started practicing yoga over a year ago hoping that it would help with running [...]