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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Alternat Nostril Breathing (Episode #105)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 31, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

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

Back and Forth and Roar (Episode #104)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 30, 2013 -- 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: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

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

Exercise Your Eyes (Episode #525)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Shoulderstand Fun (Episode #620)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Upside down poses are especially fun when you try the variations. Open your legs wide in Shoulderstand Twist to test your balance and flexibility.

Anyone Can Do It (Episode #101)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 -- 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.

Spinal Spiral (Episode #526)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 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: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Crane Balance (Episode #524)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 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.

Special: Recovery from Childbirth - Part 1 (Episode #521)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Practice these poses to get your abs back in shape and tighten up the pelvic muscles. Wai Lana will also show you a deep breathing technique you can do alongside your baby.

Energize with the Sun (Episode #619)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 18, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Exercise and energize your entire body with the Salute to the Sun, Side Angle Pose, and two versions of Plough.

Upside Down Flow (Episode #523)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 17, 2013 -- 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.

Special: Recovery from Childbirth - Part 2 (Episode #522)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana helps you focus on poses to strengthen your abs, back, and thighs. This will ensure that you can carry your growing infant without experiencing back pain.

Special: Recovery from Childbirth - Part 1 (Episode #521)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Practice these poses to get your abs back in shape and tighten up the pelvic muscles. Wai Lana will also show you a deep breathing technique you can do alongside your baby.

Special: Pregnancy - Part 3 (Episode #520)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you how to use a wall and a chair to stretch and strengthen your body without losing your balance. The hip openers will ease the birthing process.

The Thigh Bone's Connected to the Hip Bone (Episode #517)

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Use your legs in different ways to loosen your hips and massage your spine. Then strengthen your thighs with Dynamic Squatting Pose.

Ab-Sense (Episode #618)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

If you haven't felt your abdominal muscles for a while, today's poses will show you they're still there as you strengthen, stretch, and twist them.

Special: Pregnancy - Part 2 (Episode #519)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Complete Yoga Breathing helps you relax, an essential skill both before and after giving birth. Restrained Angle Pose prepares the groin for childbirth, and Aswini Mudra keeps your internal organs toned.

Special: Pregnancy - Part 1 (Episode #518)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you poses to keep you strong and flexible while pregnant-or anytime. The Blowing Breath will help you through labor and delivery.

The Thigh Bone's Connected to the Hip Bone (Episode #517)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Use your legs in different ways to loosen your hips and massage your spine. Then strengthen your thighs with Dynamic Squatting Pose.

Bellows Breath (Episode #516)

KQED Life: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Use your breath to achieve peace of mind after an invigorating exercise session that includes yoga splits.

Loose Legs, Loose Hips (Episode #513)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Hamstring Balance (Episode #617)

KQED Life: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

You'll learn to focus as you balance in these standing leg stretches. Rock `n Roll will give your spine a gentle massage.

Duck Walking (Episode #515)

KQED Life: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Waddling like a duck increases circulation in your legs. This and other exercises loosen your knees and hips to prepare you for the meditative sitting poses.

Chakra Breathing (Episode #514)

KQED Life: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana teaches you to breathe to the navel chakra while balancing in Reverse Arrow. Activating this energy center purifies the subtle body and prevents disease.

Loose Legs, Loose Hips (Episode #513)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

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

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
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