Tutorials designed to improve your flexibility, strength, to heal, and for pain relief

BACKBEND 101 - SHOULDERS MOBILITY AND PELVIC FLOOR STRETCHES

BACKBEND 101 - SHOULDERS MOBILITY AND PELVIC FLOOR STRETCHES

Backbend 101 - Shoulders Mobility and pelvic floor stretches The spine is the root of the human system, and backbends are meant to understand the back parts of our bodies.“The front body can be seen with the eyes. The back body cannot be seen; i...
BACKBEND 101 - CAT AND COW ACTION

BACKBEND 101 - CAT AND COW ACTION

As Yoga Teacher, often, I came across students with injuries or different body impediments and it is my duty to help them find a safe way to practice like everybody else. There is no need to avoid poses. We can always find a suitable modification...
BACKBEND 101 - FOR BEGINNERS

BACKBEND 101 - FOR BEGINNERS

Backbend 101 - Back to basics After having shared intermediate and advanced backbend tutorials, I decided to go back to basics, and show you how to begin your backbend journey. First and for most.SUN SALUTATIONS-Every day at any time.Sun...
SHOULDER OPENERS USING A YOGA WHEEL

SHOULDER OPENERS USING A YOGA WHEEL

Guys let me tell you, I am obsessed with shoulder openers. I spend lots of time working at my computer and it feels like heaven opening my chest after a long day at the office.Here 3 wonderful exercise you can do every day. You can find Yoga Wheels...
DIY TEACHER - HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR HOLLOWBACK

DIY TEACHER - HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR HOLLOWBACK

Hi guys, Today’s tutorial is designed to OVER stretch the shoulders. Since we moved to the suburbs, I had to switch from Shala practice to home practice, and sometimes, I miss my teacher's extra push. Here, a little hack I use to improve m...
SHOULDERS OPENERS AT THE WALL

SHOULDERS OPENERS AT THE WALL

No surprise, I am obsessed with shoulders openers. I absolutely love, how they make me feel, especially after a day spent at my desk, or using my phone. Our modern western lifestyle brings us to a closed posture of our upper section of the body,...
YOGA FOR SHOULDERS PAIN

YOGA FOR SHOULDERS PAIN

A few weeks ago, I had to deal with a very bad shoulder injury. Ironically, I didn’t get injured during my practice, but while taking home the grocery bags.In fact, often, during our practice, we are mindful and careful, however in our day t...
DIY TEACHER - TWIST USING ANKLE WEIGHTS

DIY TEACHER - TWIST USING ANKLE WEIGHTS

Hi guys,Today’s tutorial is designed to stretch the shoulders, and twist the torso.Since I moved to the suburbs, I had to switch from Shala practice to home practice, and sometimes, I miss my teacher's extra push. Here, I show you how to get that l...
YOGA FOR LOWER BACK PAIN

YOGA FOR LOWER BACK PAIN

YOGA FOR LOWER BACK PAIN When the lower back hurts it could cause excruciating pain. Here 4 simple and easy exercises that can help you find some relief. Exercise 1 Halasana or plow pose is a great stretch for shoulders, lower back, and neck. Breathe...
SHOULDERS STRESS RELEASE, YOGA TO DO AT YOUR DESK

SHOULDERS STRESS RELEASE, YOGA TO DO AT YOUR DESK

In the past few months, I have been working endless hours at my computer, so I decided to share a little sequence I use to keep my back strong, flexible, and healthy. Working hard is good, especially if we do something that we love, however, we should...
YOGA FOR BACK PAIN

YOGA FOR BACK PAIN

  Desk jobs can be back killer! So, It doesn't matter how much work you have to do, take little breaks every couple of hours. Exercise 1 Roll back and forth on a foam roller 10 times. If you don't have a foam roller yet, you should....
4 WRISTS STRENGTHENING EXERCISES

4 WRISTS STRENGTHENING EXERCISES

  Before Yoga, probably, you weren't used spending much time on your hands. Personally, I didn't. The reason why we should take good care of our wrists because they are taking the rule of our upper body ankles. And, we really want to avoid...
STRETCHES FOR NECK PAIN

STRETCHES FOR NECK PAIN

  I started suffering Neck pain at a very young age. When I was a kid, I used to take swim lessons and never listened to my mum "Elena, use the hairdryer" "Elena be sure your hairs are completely dry" "Elena wear your hat before leaving the...
4 EXERCISES TO IMPROVE LOWER BACK FLEXIBILITY

4 EXERCISES TO IMPROVE LOWER BACK FLEXIBILITY

  Most of us focus solely on heart openers, forgetting that a flexible and healthy lower back is as important as an open chest. These exercises are not designed for beginners. If you are not ready you might injure yourself, and trust me you...
PELVIC FLOOR STRETCHES

PELVIC FLOOR STRETCHES

  The key to healthy BackbendS is a flexible pelvic floor. A specific part of our body that is often forgotten, and under stretch So here 4 lovely stretches for you Exercise 1: Bhujangasana aka Cobra Pose Cobra pose it might feel...
SHOULDERS MOBILITY EXERCISE NO. 1

SHOULDERS MOBILITY EXERCISE NO. 1

  In my daily practice, I dedicate a great deal of time warming up my shoulders Healthy and flexible shoulders are key for backbending, handstands, arm balances, etc... This specific sequence is ideal if you are working on flipping...
SHOULDERS MOBILITY EXERCISE NO. 2

SHOULDERS MOBILITY EXERCISE NO. 2

  In my daily practice, I dedicate a great deal of time warming up my shoulders Healthy and flexible shoulders are key for backbending, handstands, arm balances, etc... Never give them for granted, a bit of TLC it doesn't take lots of...
KICK UP TO HANDSTAND WITH ANKLE WEIGHTS

KICK UP TO HANDSTAND WITH ANKLE WEIGHTS

  Firstly, be aware that I am not an hand balancer, and the tip I am sharing with you, came from my own practice Lately, I have using ankle weights during my practice, and I am having great results. If you struggle kicking up to Handstand,...
JUMP BACK FROM BAKASANA

JUMP BACK FROM BAKASANA

  How to create muscle memory to jump back from Bakasana Exercise 1️⃣ Lie Down on your mat, engage the core, and try to press the lower back to the floor. Breathe a few times Inhale: take both legs, bent, toward your chest ...
PUPPY POSE WITH PROPS

PUPPY POSE WITH PROPS

  Puppy pose with Props: Exercise 1️⃣ Place the elbows on your Feetup Trainer or a chair. Gaze forward Push the chest towards the floor, Inhale open the rips cage, and keep the core engaged to avoid lower back pains. Breathe ten...
3 SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE HOLLOWBACK PINCHA

3 SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE HOLLOWBACK PINCHA

  Picture 1️⃣ and 2️⃣ on tippy toes: 1) Start with your shoulders perpendicular to the elbows 2) Grab the legs of a chair, or your Feetup trainer 3) Either press to Pincha, or kick gently to Pincha 4) Slowly lower down your fe...
4 SHOULDERS OPENERS WITH PROPS

4 SHOULDERS OPENERS WITH PROPS

  My favorite shoulders opener exercises In my opinion there is no such a thing as too much heart opener practice Step 1️⃣ Sit on the floor, with a chair, or the Feetup Trainer keep the knees together and bent. Take two lig...
2 EXERCISES FOR NECK PAIN

2 EXERCISES FOR NECK PAIN

  Back in 2008, I had a pretty serious car accident, which left me some neck issues, and d uring seasonal changes, pain can become more acute, here two exercises which help me to feel better. Exercise 1: Rabbit Pose, Sasangasana ...
4 EXERCISES FOR STOMACH PAIN

4 EXERCISES FOR STOMACH PAIN

  Since I was a kid, I have been suffering tremendous stomach pains. At first, it was because I had unknown food allergies (gluten, dairy, etc..) then because eating disorders.  Most of the time, I try to not take medication, and distress ...