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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Salute to the Sun Part 1 (Episode #207)

KQED Life: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana teaches the individual poses that make up the Salute to the Sun.

Healthy Joints for a Healthy Body (Episode #206)

KQED Life: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Today's exercises loosen the shoulders, elbows, ankles and knees, keeping them mobile and healthy. Squatting Pose is excellent for strength and tone in the thighs and buttocks.

Body Mind and Breath (Episode #205)

KQED Life: Wed, May 29, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Invigorate your entire body with Yoga Breathing. Release tension as you stretch your shoulders and expand your chest. Then relax your mind with Wai Lana's soothing mind awareness technique.

Hamstrings (Episode #204)

KQED Life: Tue, May 28, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates some exercises to stretch these notoriously tight tendons at the backs of the legs.

Get A Head Start (Episode #203)

KQED Life: Mon, May 27, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

The heart-healthy Headstand and Shoulder Stand work the entire body from head to toes.

Exercise Your Eyes (Episode #525)

KQED Life: Sat, May 25, 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, May 26, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Leg Work (Episode #202)

KQED Life: Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Riding an imaginary bike, balancing on one leg, Bridge and Warrior all strengthen and tone the legs. Other asanas loosen the hips and knees and stretch the thighs and hamstrings.

Tension Spots (Episode #201)

KQED Life: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you how to release knots of tension in the upper back and shoulders without a massage! Half Camel fully stretches the front of the spine, while Bowing Pose stretches the back.

Spinal Spiral (Episode #526)

KQED Life: Wed, May 22, 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, May 21, 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, May 26, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Crane Balance (Episode #524)

KQED Life: Mon, May 20, 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: Pregnancy - Part 3 (Episode #520)

KQED Life: Sat, May 18, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 19, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Upside Down Flow (Episode #523)

KQED Life: Fri, May 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: Thu, May 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: Wed, May 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: Tue, May 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 19, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Special: Pregnancy - Part 2 (Episode #519)

KQED Life: Mon, May 13, 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.

Duck Walking (Episode #515)

KQED Life: Sat, May 11, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 12, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Special: Pregnancy - Part 1 (Episode #518)

KQED Life: Fri, May 10, 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: Thu, May 9, 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: Wed, May 8, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

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

Duck Walking (Episode #515)

KQED Life: Tue, May 7, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 12, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Chakra Breathing (Episode #514)

KQED Life: Mon, May 6, 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.

Banish Lower Back Pain (Episode #510)

KQED Life: Sun, May 5, 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.

Loose Legs, Loose Hips (Episode #513)

KQED Life: Fri, May 3, 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.

Easy Stress Relief (Episode #512)

KQED Life: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you poses and a breathing technique to release stored stress, both physical and mental.

Enjoy Supple Joints (Episode #511)

KQED Life: Wed, May 1, 2013 -- 6:00 AM

Get your toes, knees, hips, and shoulders moving to give your joints the freedom of maximum flexibility. Then salute the sun to energize your entire body.

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