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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Ben, Twist and Balance (Episode #120)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 31, 2012 -- 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: Thu, Aug 30, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

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

Snap, Crackle & Pop (Episode #118)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 29, 2012 -- 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!

Striking Cobra and Headstand (Episode #117)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 28, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

This dynamic version of Cobra strengthens arms and tones the back. Wai Lana also does some upside down poses, including Headstand.

The Lion (Episode #116)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 27, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Roaring like a lion strengthens the vocal cords and massages the thyroid and facial muscles. It's good for skin care, too!

The Crunch Alternative (Episode #115)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 24, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates two ab strengtheners for a firm, flat tummy. Two versions of Plough offer maximum stretch in the spine and hamstrings. A good leg stretch twist, too!

Rock & Roll (Episode #114)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 23, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Rock and roll, then twist about to wake up the spine and keep the internal organs happy. Then relax with a meditation that deepens the breath and calms the mind.

The King of Asanas (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 22, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Headstand is best learned step by step, with the aid of a wall. Boat strengthens abs, Locust strengthens the spine, and Easy Wheel works on arms, thighs and buttocks.

Energy Charge Breathing (Episode #112)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 21, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

This simple but powerful exercise concentrates energy at the navel chakra, increasing strength and vitality. Wai Lana also demonstrates ways to strengthen and loosen joints, improve balance, and twist and bend backwards.

Dive In! (Episode #111)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 20, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Diving Pose strengthens the back and thighs and gets the heart pumping. Wrapping the body into a little ball offers a good spinal stretch, while Tree Pose improves balance.

Soothe Your Nerves (Episode #110)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 17, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates poses that soothe the nerves and stretch and twist the spine.

Neti(Sinus and Nasal Cleaning) (Episode #109)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 16, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana explains how cleansing the sinuses with warm water and salt can result in fewer colds and sinus infections.

Stretch Those Strings (Episode #108)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 15, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates an asana to strengthen the arms and stretch the whole body. Then a variety of poses work the abs and stretch the hamstrings.

Ben, Twist and Balance (Episode #120)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 14, 2012 -- 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!

Cats and Fish (Episode #106)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 13, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

The Cat Stretch teaches hip movement and gives a flexible spine. The Fish (and other asanas) strengthens the spine and opens the chest, allowing deeper breathing.

Alternat Nostril Breathing (Episode #105)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 10, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

This breathing technique calms nerves and purifies and oxygenates the blood.

Back and Forth and Roar (Episode #104)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 9, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

A series of forward and backbending asanas loosens, strengthens and tones the spine. Roaring like a lion keeps the respiratory tract healthy.

Upside Down & Rock'n Roll (Episode #103)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Reverse Arrow restores energy and improves circulation. Rock and Roll tones the spine and gets those abs working.

Arch and Relax (Episode #102)

KQED Life: Tue, Aug 7, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows how backbending poses improve posture and increase energy. The session ends with deep, nerve-soothing Yoga Nidra relaxation.

Anyone Can Do It (Episode #101)

KQED Life: Mon, Aug 6, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates how to loosen joints and strengthen limbs, abs and buttocks. She introduces Cobra, an exercise that stretches internal organs.

Upside Down Flow (Episode #523)

KQED Life: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Move from Plough to Single Leg Shoulderstand to Hips Folded to rest your heart, stretch your hamstrings, and strengthen your back. Then tighten your tummy with Leg Gyration.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Spinal Spiral (Episode #526)

KQED Life: Fri, Aug 3, 2012 -- 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.

Exercise Your Eyes (Episode #525)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 2, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you a simple exercise to strengthen your eyes. Then you'll relax neck and shoulder tension with a series of feel-good stretches.

Crane Balance (Episode #524)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 1, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Do the Crane with Wai Lana, balancing on one leg. Then balance on your hands for Patient Crane and improve your concentration as you strengthen your arms.

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