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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Galloping Horse, Arching Tiger (Episode #612)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

You'll develop balance and coordination, leg strength, and hip flexibility with Galloping Horse, while arching in Tiger Pose tones your thighs and buttocks.

Expand The Chest and Breathe (Episode #121)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 29, 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!

Ben, Twist and Balance (Episode #120)

KQED Life: Wed, Nov 28, 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: Tue, Nov 27, 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: Mon, Nov 26, 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!

Breathe and Meditate (Episode #611)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

After a series of lift-up backbends and other poses, Wai Lana shows you how to calm the mind with Alternate Nostril Breathing and meditation.

Striking Cobra and Headstand (Episode #117)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 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: Wed, Nov 21, 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: Tue, Nov 20, 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: Mon, Nov 19, 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.

Dive In! (Episode #111)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 17, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Exhilaration! (Episode #610)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Start with the Exhilarating Breath and end with Yoga Dance. Loosen tight muscles and strengthen your abs in between.

The King of Asanas (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 15, 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: Wed, Nov 14, 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: Tue, Nov 13, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Soothe Your Nerves (Episode #110)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 12, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

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

Balance Your Buttocks (Episode #107)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Balancing on buttocks helps to stretch the hamstrings. Tiger Pose tones the buttocks. Sitting in an Imaginary Chair strengthens thigh muscles fast!

Striking Cobra and Headstand (Episode #117)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 10, 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.

Better Backs (Episode #609)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 9, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you various poses that massage, strengthen, stretch, and twist your spine for optimum back health.

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

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 8, 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, Nov 7, 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.

Let's Tone Up! (Episode #126)

KQED Life: Tue, Nov 6, 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.

Cats and Fish (Episode #106)

KQED Life: Mon, Nov 5, 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.

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

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Tadagi Mudra (Episode #608)

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Combine breath retention and chakra visualization to activate the subtle energy, invigorating your entire body.

Alternat Nostril Breathing (Episode #105)

KQED Life: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

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

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