Wai Lana Yoga
Features serenity- and strength-inducing poses while introducing an emphasis on yoga for stress relief, which can be achieved through a combination of cleansing asanas (exercises), breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation sessions.
Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts
Special: Chair Poses (Episode #713)
KQED Life: Tue, Jan 17, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Wai Lana shows you creative ways to use a chair in forward bends, backbends, and even inversions.
Lengthen Your Legs (Episode #712)
KQED Life: Mon, Jan 16, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Tight legs are often the cause of back troubles. Keep both quads and hamstrings supple with an easy version of splits and a fun thigh stretch.
Special: High Blood Pressure (Episode #711)
KQED Life: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Relaxing poses and gentle stretches are ideal for high blood pressure. Get a few cushions and join Wai Lana for restful asanas and a special breathing technique.
Threaded Twist (Episode #710)
KQED Life: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Threading your arm through your leg gives you stability and leverage for a great spinal twist. Round out the session with an energizing breath, Headstand, and deep relaxation.
Perfect Posture (Episode #709)
KQED Life: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Wai Lana shows you a series of poses to loosen the shoulders and open the chest, making good posture a breeze.
Ease Into It! (Episode #708)
KQED Life: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
This seven-stage forward bend will ease your hamstrings to their maximum length. Then rest your legs as you focus on your torso with a side bend and twist.
Dynamic Combo Rolls (Episode #707)
KQED Life: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Turn upside down, stretch your hamstrings, test your balance, and strengthen your abs all in one fun exercise that combines different poses.
Lean On It! (Part 2) (Episode #706)
KQED Life: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Standing, lying, or upside down, a wall makes challenging poses easy. The wall helps you build strength as you prepare for Handstand, Headstand, and Scorpion.
Lean On It! (Part 1) (Episode #705)
KQED Life: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Make friends with your wall, letting it support you in a variety of yoga poses. A wall makes it fun and easy to balance, twist, and stretch.
Un-Knot Your Neck (Episode #704)
KQED Life: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Get rid of kinks and stubborn knots in your neck with exercises that release tension and prevent headaches. The flexibility you gain will prepare you for a few upside down poses.
Lower Back Special (Part 2) (Episode #703)
KQED Life: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Wai Lana focuses on strengthening the back muscles to prevent and relieve lower back pain. She'll show you how a strap can make sitting cross-legged easy
Lower Back Special (Part 1) (Episode #702)
KQED Life: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Wai Lana shows you how to relieve lower back tension with gentle stretches for tight muscles. A chair makes ab strengthening easy in an essential back-care exercise.
Crane Poses (Episode #701)
KQED Life: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Balance first on one leg, then on your hands in two poses that resemble this graceful white bird.
Spinal Spiral (Episode #526)
KQED Life: Sun, Jan 1, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
Spiral your spine up and around in this invigorating twist. You'll also open your shoulders, strengthen your arms, and tighten your buttocks.