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Wai Lana Yoga Previous Broadcasts

Lean On It! (Part 1) (Episode #705)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Make friends with your wall, letting it support you in a variety of yoga poses. A wall makes it fun and easy to balance, twist, and stretch.

Crane Poses (Episode #701)

KQED Life: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Balance first on one leg, then on your hands in two poses that resemble this graceful white bird.

Un-Knot Your Neck (Episode #704)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Get rid of kinks and stubborn knots in your neck with exercises that release tension and prevent headaches. The flexibility you gain will prepare you for a few upside down poses.

Lower Back Special (Part 2) (Episode #703)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 27, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana focuses on strengthening the back muscles to prevent and relieve lower back pain. She'll show you how a strap can make sitting cross-legged easy

Lower Back Special (Part 1) (Episode #702)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 26, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana shows you how to relieve lower back tension with gentle stretches for tight muscles. A chair makes ab strengthening easy in an essential back-care exercise.

Crane Poses (Episode #701)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Balance first on one leg, then on your hands in two poses that resemble this graceful white bird.

Let's Tone Up! (Episode #126)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 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.

Bend You Backbone (Episode #122)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Lots of bending poses forward and back, up and down will make your spine strong and flexible. You'll also tone your buttocks and thighs.~

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

The Queen of Asanas (Episode #125)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates a safe and easy way to practice the Shoulder Stand using a chair.

Yoga Basics (Episode #124)

KQED Life: Thu, Jul 20, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Wai Lana demonstrates Mountain Pose, the starting point for all standing asanas. Another yoga basic, Cat Stretch, shows the pelvic movement that's fundamental to many yoga poses and is recommended for many back problems.

Bend, Twist and Release Tension (Episode #123)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 19, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

A single pose stretches hamstrings, stimulates the spine and opens the shoulders. A simple exercise, which can be done anywhere, relieves built-up tension in the neck and shoulders.

Bend You Backbone (Episode #122)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 18, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Lots of bending poses forward and back, up and down will make your spine strong and flexible. You'll also tone your buttocks and thighs.~

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Expand The Chest and Breathe (Episode #121)

KQED Life: Mon, Jul 17, 2017 -- 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!

Striking Cobra and Headstand (Episode #117)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

This dynamic version of Cobra strengthens arms and tones the back. Wai Lana also does some upside down poses, including Headstand.

Ben, Twist and Balance (Episode #120)

KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 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: Thu, Jul 13, 2017 -- 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: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 -- 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!

Striking Cobra and Headstand (Episode #117)

KQED Life: Tue, Jul 11, 2017 -- 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: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 -- 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: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 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: Thu, Jul 6, 2017 -- 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.

The King of Asanas (Episode #113)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 5, 2017 -- 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: Tue, Jul 4, 2017 -- 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: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 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.

Balance Your Buttocks (Episode #107)

KQED Life: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 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, Jul 2, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
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