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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Perfect Posture (Episode #709)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you a series of poses to loosen the shoulders and open the chest, making good posture a breeze.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Easy Plough (Episode #603)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 28, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Try the Plough in stages to find the version that's right for you. Single Leg Shoulderstand and Bridge will give you a combination of strength, balance, and flexibility.

Special: High Blood Pressure (Episode #711)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 27, 2012 -- 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: Wed, Sep 26, 2012 -- 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: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you a series of poses to loosen the shoulders and open the chest, making good posture a breeze.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Ease Into It! (Episode #708)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 24, 2012 -- 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.

Lean On It! (Part 1) (Episode #705)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Loose Legs, Loose Hips (Episode #513)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Loosen your hamstrings to release your hips for deeper forward bends. Stretch your thighs and release your groin for deeper backbends.

Dynamic Combo Rolls (Episode #707)

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 20, 2012 -- 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.

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

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 19, 2012 -- 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: Tue, Sep 18, 2012 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Un-Knot Your Neck (Episode #704)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 17, 2012 -- 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.

Crane Poses (Episode #701)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Lengthen & Strengthen (Episode #601)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 14, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Lengthen and strengthen the muscles of your legs, your arms, your entire body with poses like Wheel, Warrior, and Patient Crane.

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

KQED Life: Thu, Sep 13, 2012 -- 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

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

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 12, 2012 -- 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.

Crane Poses (Episode #701)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 11, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Let's Tone Up! (Episode #126)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 10, 2012 -- 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.

Bend You Backbone (Episode #122)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 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.~

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

The Queen of Asanas (Episode #125)

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 7, 2012 -- 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: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 -- 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.

Bend, Twist and Release Tension (Episode #123)

KQED Life: Wed, Sep 5, 2012 -- 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.

Bend You Backbone (Episode #122)

KQED Life: Tue, Sep 4, 2012 -- 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.~

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Expand The Chest and Breathe (Episode #121)

KQED Life: Mon, Sep 3, 2012 -- 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!

Striking Cobra and Headstand (Episode #117)

KQED Life: Sat, Sep 1, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 6:00 AM
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