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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Stretch Your Legs (Episode #321)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 28, 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.

Cooling Breath (Episode #320)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Wheel, Sun, and Squatting Pose are invigorating asanas that increase your circulation and heat up your body. Later, you can cool down with Sheetali Pranayama.

Ketchari Mudra (Episode #317)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 25, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Mudras are subtle techniques that benefit both body and mind. This one also stimulates the glands and pressure points at the back of the palate, which helps preserve the body's vital energy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 26, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Lunge! (Episode #717)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 24, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Combine a lunge with a hamstring stretch to loosen up your hips, then strengthen your arms and test your balance with Two-Hand Snake Pose.

Variations on the Classics (Episode #319)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 23, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you how to modify traditional asanas with variations of Shoulderstand, Plough, and the standing forward bend.

Steady Now! (Episode #318)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you how to get into Headstand safely, step by step, both with a wall and without. Two other balancing poses teach steadiness and concentration.

Ketchari Mudra (Episode #317)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 21, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Mudras are subtle techniques that benefit both body and mind. This one also stimulates the glands and pressure points at the back of the palate, which helps preserve the body's vital energy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 26, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

The Importance of Breath (Episode #316)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 20, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Learn this important breathing technique, Ujjayi Breathing, to release tension and calm the mind. It's a perfect way to end a session of stretches, twists, and backbends.

Backbend Boons (Episode #716)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 17, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Try a range of backbends to strengthen your spine, stretch your abdominal organs, and build your stamina.

No More Headaches (Episode #315)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 16, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Headaches are often caused by shoulder tension and poor posture. Today's asanas release the tension that can cause headaches-and promote good posture to boot!

Tight Shoulders, Tight Neck (Episode #314)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Melt away shoulder and upper back tension, giving your neck room to move. Feel the release as you stretch out the rest of your body.

Close Your Nose (Episode #313)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 14, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Half of it, that is. This breathing technique energizes the body, soothes jangled nerves and sharpens the mind. Wai Lana shows you a different way to do Shoulderstand, too.

Legs, Legs, Legs (Episode #312)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 13, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Work your legs from top to bottom. Today's exercises loosen the knees and hips, strengthen the thighs (and abs), open the groin, and stretch the hamstrings.

Butterfly Shoulderstand (Episode #715)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 10, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Today you'll go from Plough to Shoulderstand to Butterfly and Bridge in a fun flow of upside down poses.

Shoulder Stuff (Episode #311)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 9, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Stand on your shoulders with two versions of the Shoulderstand, then rotate, stretch, and open them with flexibility exercises.

Juice Up Your Innards (Episode #310)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Cobra does wonders for all the inner organs. It stimulates digestion and elimination, tones the reproductive organs, relieves menstrual disorders, and benefits the liver and kidneys.

Cat Stretching (Episode #309)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 7, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Stretch and twist like a cat to create a supple spine, loose hips, and a slim waist. Gyrate your legs for a washboard stomach.

Special: Preventing Back Problems (Episode #308)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 6, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you different exercises to strengthen and build a healthy back-essential for an active lifestyle.

Easy Stretches for Everyone (Episode #305)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 4, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you simple, invigorating poses that anyone can do to stretch and enliven both body and mind.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 5, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Stand Strong (Episode #714)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 3, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Stand firm in a variety of standing poses, then end the session by tensing and releasing the various parts of your body, one by one, until you are utterly relaxed.

Balance with Poise (Episode #307)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 2, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Lord of the Dance and Garudasana teach gracefulness and poise as you balance on one leg. An invigorating leg-shaking pose releases leg tension and relieves varicose veins.

Loosen Your Legs for Lotus (Episode #306)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 1, 2015 -- 6:00 AM

Sit in Half Lotus after loosening your knees and hips. You'll work up a sweat today as you increase your stamina with arm, leg, and ab strengtheners.

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