Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Nerves Frayed (Episode #411)

KQED Life: Sun, Aug 30, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Smooth out rough edges with these backward-bending poses that tone your nerves and increase your sense of well-being.

Special: Blankets (Episode #722)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Blankets can make your yoga session easier and more enjoyable. Wai Lana shows you how.

Sports Protection (Episode #413)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Front thighs strong but tight from your favorite sport? Stretch them out with Intense Camel. Strengthen the oft-neglected back thighs with Tiger Pose to prevent common injuries.

Cradle Rock (Episode #412)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Cradle your leg as you rock it back and forth to loosen your hips. Then try the Scoop, a fun and relaxing way to stretch the spine and hamstrings.

Nerves Frayed (Episode #411)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Smooth out rough edges with these backward-bending poses that tone your nerves and increase your sense of well-being.

Breath Is The Key (Episode #410)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 24, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Use the breath to cleanse your body and enhance your experience of the yoga poses. Then combine breathing with sound for a relaxing meditation.

Toes & Palms Balance (Episode #721)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Balance in push-up position, then test your strength and stamina by turning sideways to balance on one hand and foot. An energizing breath and an easy twist will give you energy for Yoga Dance.

Royal Flush (Episode #409)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Flush your brain with fresh blood in Shoulderstand and Plough, the queen and prince of asanas. The increased circulation will leave you flush with energy.

Shake A Leg (Episode #408)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Upside down leg-shaking rejuvenates tired legs and takes the pressure off varicose veins.

Back Relief (Episode #407)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Join Wai Lana for three simple poses to release stiffness and tension in your back and shoulders. Then combine groin stretches with forward bends, twists, and leg lifts.

Yoga for Vitality (Episode #406)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Increase your lung capacity as you open your chest and breathe deeply. The extra oxygen, plus a backbend and twist, will leave you brimming with vitality.

Lotus (Episode #720)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Let your body bend in Blowing Tree. Loosen your legs for Lotus with a five-part stretch, then do some lying-down versions of the posture.

Lift and Tone (Episode #405)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

A full body lift tones your arms and buttocks while Kneeling Leg Lifts firm up both inner and outer thighs. And Single Leg Lifts stretch and tone the hamstrings.

Chin Lock (Episode #404)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 12, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you an ancient technique that releases anger and stress, leaving your mind clear and calm. Another key benefit: It regulates the thyroid, which is essential to overall health.

Stand Tall (Episode #403)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 11, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Today's poses loosen your shoulders, chest, and upper back, making great posture a breeze. You'll also go on an abdominal strengthening bike ride--without a bike.

Yaga Glow (Episode #402)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

The Rocking Plough gets your circulation moving, giving your skin a healthy glow. Other poses work the legs from feet to groin.

Special: Hemorrhoids (Episode #719)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Aswini Mudra is an easy technique that helps relieve this common ailment. Combine it with the poses on today's show for effective results.

Bye Bye Bulges (Episode #401)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Slim down your waist and hips as you swivel from side to side. Then get your legs in tip-top shape with Warrior Stance.

Soothing Twist (Episode #326)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Give yourself a soothing back massage by moving your head and legs in opposite directions. The spinal twist is energizing, too

Get The Kinks Out (Episode #325)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

The intense forms of Camel and Bridge get the kinks out of your shoulders and back while wonderfully stretching the front of your body. Stretch the groin in a Shoulderstand variation, and calm your nerves with Alternate Nostril Breathing.

Energize! (Episode #324)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Get your circulation going with a dynamic forward bend, upside down leg cycling, and Imaginary Chair. Then sink into deep relaxation with Yoga Nidra.

Stretch Your Legs (Episode #321)

KQED Life: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Tight hamstrings make it harder to stretch forward fully. So make your hamstrings stretch like taffy with regular practice of today's asanas.

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