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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Banish Lower Back Pain (Episode #510)

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you a series of poses to strengthen your abs, thighs, and back muscles - all essential for a healthy back.

Two-Hand Snake (Episode #509)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

This balancing pose strengthens both arms and abs and improves concentration. End with a standing chin lock that calms the mind and emotions.

Breathe Easy! (Episode #505)

KQED Life: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you a simple breathing technique that strengthens and purifies the lungs - great for those with asthma and other respiratory problems.

Energize Your Spine! (Episode #508)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Forward bends, backbends, and twists loosen the spine and give you energy. They also tone the spinal nerves connected to your internal organs, creating vibrant inner health.

Focus: Arms and Legs (Episode #507)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Loosen your shoulders while strengthening your arms. A squatting pose and leg lifts loosen your hips while strengthening your legs.

Get The Edge with Yoga (Episode #506)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Whether you run, lift weights, or play soccer, basketball, or tennis, Wai Lana's stretches counterbalance tight muscles, giving you winning-edge flexibility. Learn a meditation that will put you on top of your mental game, too.

Breathe Easy! (Episode #505)

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you a simple breathing technique that strengthens and purifies the lungs - great for those with asthma and other respiratory problems.

Good Vibrations (Episode #504)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Vibrate your vocal cords with Standing Lion for a clear, strong voice. Lion and Shoulderstand both stimulate the thyroid gland, keeping your hormones under control.

Special: Constipation Begone! (Episode #503)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you a very effective yoga technique for relieving constipation, whether mild or long-standing.

Ungirdle Your Shoulders (Episode #502)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Today's poses loosen the shoulder girdle, releasing stored tension and improving posture.

Tip-Top Trio (Episode #501)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you a trio of backbends to keep you in tip-top shape. You'll strengthen your back, give your digestive system a boost, and improve your overall health.

Seven-Stage Spinal Stretch (Episode #626)

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

The secret to this forward bend is to use your arms and legs to achieve your maximum stretch. You'll also bend backward in Camel and sideways in Windblown Tree.

Hold Your Toes! (Episode #625)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Standing or lying down, holding your toes loosens the groin and stretches the thighs and hamstrings. Learn to balance while you stretch in Easy Crane, then strengthen your abs in Rocking Horse Pose.

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

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 13, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Rocking Bow (Episode #624)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 12, 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.

Forward Folds (Episode #623)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 11, 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.

Renew Your Energy (Episode #622)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 10, 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.

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

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 9, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Shoulderstand Fun (Episode #620)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 8, 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.

Bow Your Back (Episode #616)

KQED Life: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Bow your body upward, hold your feet, and balance on your belly. Then bow down for a counterpose to stretch out your back.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Energize with the Sun (Episode #619)

KQED Life: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

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

Ab-Sense (Episode #618)

KQED Life: Thu, Apr 4, 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.

Hamstring Balance (Episode #617)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 3, 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.

Bow Your Back (Episode #616)

KQED Life: Tue, Apr 2, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Bow your body upward, hold your feet, and balance on your belly. Then bow down for a counterpose to stretch out your back.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Plough Twist (Episode #615)

KQED Life: Mon, Apr 1, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Get the extra benefits of a twist as you walk your legs to the side in this upside down pose. Try a new twist on Triangle too.

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