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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Expand The Chest and Breathe (Episode #121)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 -- 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, Feb 27, 2013 -- 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, Feb 26, 2013 -- 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, Feb 25, 2013 -- 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!

The Crunch Alternative (Episode #115)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Rocking Bow (Episode #624)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Lift your body into Bow Pose, then rock back and forth on your belly. This gives your internal organs a powerful massage and helps remove fat from the abdomen.

Striking Cobra and Headstand (Episode #117)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 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, Feb 20, 2013 -- 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, Feb 19, 2013 -- 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Rock & Roll (Episode #114)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 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: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 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.

Forward Folds (Episode #623)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Fold your body over your feet in Arm Garland Pose, then fold over your shoulders for Karnapidasana. Both will give you flexible hips and a great back stretch.

The King of Asanas (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 -- 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, Feb 13, 2013 -- 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, Feb 12, 2013 -- 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: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

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

Balance Your Buttocks (Episode #107)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Renew Your Energy (Episode #622)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Release tension, strengthen your back, and revitalize your entire body with Wai Lana as she guides you through today's yoga session.

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

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 -- 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, Feb 6, 2013 -- 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.

Balance Your Buttocks (Episode #107)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 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!

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Cats and Fish (Episode #106)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 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, Feb 2, 2013 -- 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, Feb 3, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Lizard, Locust, & Flapping Fish (Episode #621)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Lizard opens your chest and stretches your back, while Locust strengthens it. Relax comfortably at the end of your session with Flapping Fish.

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