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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Ease Into It! (Episode #708)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 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.

Terrific Triangle (Episode #323)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 20, 2014 -- 6:00 AM

This pose stretches the body from head to toe. Balance on your buttocks for a hamstring stretch, then loosen your knees as you sit serenely in Hero Pose for yoga meditation.

Yoga at the Office (Episode #322)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 -- 6:00 AM

Do you get tired and tense sitting at your computer? Wai Lana shows you simple exercises to wake up and release tension right at your desk.

Stretch Your Legs (Episode #321)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 18, 2014 -- 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, Nov 17, 2014 -- 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: Sun, Nov 16, 2014 -- 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.

Dynamic Combo Rolls (Episode #707)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 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.

Variations on the Classics (Episode #319)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 -- 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, Nov 12, 2014 -- 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, Nov 11, 2014 -- 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.

The Importance of Breath (Episode #316)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 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.

Close Your Nose (Episode #313)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 8, 2014 -- 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.

Lean On It! (Part 2) (Episode #706)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 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.

No More Headaches (Episode #315)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 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, Nov 5, 2014 -- 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, Nov 4, 2014 -- 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, Nov 3, 2014 -- 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.

Cat Stretching (Episode #309)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 1, 2014 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 2, 2014 -- 6:00 AM
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