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The Crunch Alternative (#115) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

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!

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  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 6:00am

Plough In and Breathe! (#119) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

Wai Lana starts off with an invigorating stretch and breathing exercise. She then introduces an easy way to do the Plough.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 -- 6:00am

Ben, Twist and Balance (#120) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

This series includes forward and back bends, spinal twists and balancing poses. You'll balance on one leg, and on your buttocks!

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Expand The Chest and Breathe (#121) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

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!

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Bend You Backbone (#122) Duration: 27:31 STEREO TVG

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.~

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Bend, Twist and Release Tension (#123) Duration: 27:34 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Yoga Basics (#124) Duration: 27:31 STEREO

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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 2, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

The Queen of Asanas (#125) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

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

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Crane Poses (#701) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

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

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Lower Back Special (Part 1) (#702) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 5, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Lower Back Special (Part 2) (#703) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

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

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Un-Knot Your Neck (#704) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Lean On It! (Part 1) (#705) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Lean On It! (Part 2) (#706) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

Standing, lying, or upside down, a wall makes challenging poses easy. The wall helps you build strength as you prepare for Handstand, Headstand, and Scorpion.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 12, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Dynamic Combo Rolls (#707) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

Turn upside down, stretch your hamstrings, test your balance, and strengthen your abs all in one fun exercise that combines different poses.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 16, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Ease Into It! (#708) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

This seven-stage forward bend will ease your hamstrings to their maximum length. Then rest your legs as you focus on your torso with a side bend and twist.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Perfect Posture (#709) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

Wai Lana shows you a series of poses to loosen the shoulders and open the chest, making good posture a breeze.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Threaded Twist (#710) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

Threading your arm through your leg gives you stability and leverage for a great spinal twist. Round out the session with an energizing breath, Headstand, and deep relaxation.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Special: High Blood Pressure (#711) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

Relaxing poses and gentle stretches are ideal for high blood pressure. Get a few cushions and join Wai Lana for restful asanas and a special breathing technique.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Lengthen Your Legs (#712) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

Tight legs are often the cause of back troubles. Keep both quads and hamstrings supple with an easy version of splits and a fun thigh stretch.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Special: Chair Poses (#713) Duration: 27:31 STEREO TVG

Wai Lana shows you creative ways to use a chair in forward bends, backbends, and even inversions.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Stand Strong (#714) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

Stand firm in a variety of standing poses, then end the session by tensing and releasing the various parts of your body, one by one, until you are utterly relaxed.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 26, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Butterfly Shoulderstand (#715) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

Today you'll go from Plough to Shoulderstand to Butterfly and Bridge in a fun flow of upside down poses.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 30, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me

Backbend Boons (#716) Duration: 27:35 STEREO TVG

Try a range of backbends to strengthen your spine, stretch your abdominal organs, and build your stamina.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Oct 31, 2017 -- 6:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.