Just for Stephanie

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Practice 1 - Yoga just for stephanie

This is Video 1. Another video with the second half of the practice will be posted by Thursday.

Document - Yoga Just for Stephanie

Listen to your body and trust your instincts. 

If something doesn't feel right, don't do it.

Send me a message below if questions come up. It was so much fun seeing you and working with you!!

 

practice 1 - second half - Yoga Just for Stephanie

  • Make sure you wrap the belt around your arch rather than the ball of your foot.
  • When you do the thigh stretch (in bhekasana, the frog pose), hold onto your instep or ankle, do not hold your toes.
  • When you do bow pose, flex your feet, and hold onto your ankles.
  • Always listen to your body and instincts. If it doesn't feel right, don't do it. 
  • Feel free to use the form below to ask me questions. :) 
 

Practice 2 - Happy shoulders supine with block

Do this when: 

  • Upper back is tired and achy.
  • Shoulders are unhappy.
  • Long day of rounding over.
  • Strengthen rotator cuff.

note to Stephanie:

Skip the bridge pose with weight on feet towards the end. Instead, slide the block under the sacrum and just rest.

 

PRACTICE 3 - restorative YOGA

Do this when:

  • Your legs are achy.
  • You're super fatigued.
  • You've stood all day.
  • Long trips.
  • Can't sleep at night.
 

Practice 4 - Yoga Nidra (Deep Guided Relaxation)

Go here for audio and details.

 

Once you are fully healed

and need to strengthen your foot and ankle

(only after Doctor's OK)

Practice 5 - Happy Feet with Tennis Ball

Do this when:

  • You've been standing for long periods of time.
  • Your feet are achy.
  • You feel disconnected.
 

PRACTICE 6 -Build ankle Strength

Do this when:

  • You want to improve your balance.
  • Strengthen your ankles.
 

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