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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Lengthen Your Legs (Episode #712)

KQED Life: Mon, May 29, 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, May 26, 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, May 25, 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, May 24, 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, May 23, 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, May 22, 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.

Lower Back Special (Part 2) (Episode #703)

KQED Life: Sat, May 20, 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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 21, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

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

KQED Life: Fri, May 19, 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: Thu, May 18, 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: Wed, May 17, 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: Tue, May 16, 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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 21, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Lower Back Special (Part 1) (Episode #702)

KQED Life: Mon, May 15, 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.

Yoga Basics (Episode #124)

KQED Life: Sat, May 13, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates Mountain Pose, the starting point for all standing asanas. Another yoga basic, Cat Stretch, shows the pelvic movement that's fundamental to many yoga poses and is recommended for many back problems.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 14, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Crane Poses (Episode #701)

KQED Life: Fri, May 12, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Balance first on one leg, then on your hands in two poses that resemble this graceful white bird.

Let's Tone Up! (Episode #126)

KQED Life: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates exercises that tone buttocks and thighs, and strengthen arms and abs. She also explains all the benefits of the Shoulder Stand.

The Queen of Asanas (Episode #125)

KQED Life: Wed, May 10, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates a safe and easy way to practice the Shoulder Stand using a chair.

Yoga Basics (Episode #124)

KQED Life: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates Mountain Pose, the starting point for all standing asanas. Another yoga basic, Cat Stretch, shows the pelvic movement that's fundamental to many yoga poses and is recommended for many back problems.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 14, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Bend, Twist and Release Tension (Episode #123)

KQED Life: Mon, May 8, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

A single pose stretches hamstrings, stimulates the spine and opens the shoulders. A simple exercise, which can be done anywhere, relieves built-up tension in the neck and shoulders.

Plough In and Breathe! (Episode #119)

KQED Life: Sat, May 6, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana starts off with an invigorating stretch and breathing exercise. She then introduces an easy way to do the Plough.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Bend You Backbone (Episode #122)

KQED Life: Fri, May 5, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Lots of bending poses forward and back, up and down will make your spine strong and flexible. You'll also tone your buttocks and thighs.~

Expand The Chest and Breathe (Episode #121)

KQED Life: Thu, May 4, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows how a cloth helps open tight shoulders, preparing for an asana that strengthens your lungs and allows full breathing. Good ab and arm strengtheners here, too!

Ben, Twist and Balance (Episode #120)

KQED Life: Wed, May 3, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

This series includes forward and back bends, spinal twists and balancing poses. You'll balance on one leg, and on your buttocks!

Plough In and Breathe! (Episode #119)

KQED Life: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana starts off with an invigorating stretch and breathing exercise. She then introduces an easy way to do the Plough.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Snap, Crackle & Pop (Episode #118)

KQED Life: Mon, May 1, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

No need to worry if tendons pop and crack during poses that exercise the joints from toes to fingertips. It's a good sign!

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