Yin Yoga for Full Shoulder Flexibility & Release

Yin Yoga for Shoulder Flexibility & Release is my first fairly long Yin Yoga practice. And it wasn't as difficult to get through as I thought it would be. My shoulder pain is getting worse, not better, but I don't blame that on the therapeutic things I am doing (Yin Yoga and Classical Stretch). I … Continue reading Yin Yoga for Full Shoulder Flexibility & Release

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Yin Yoga Snack for Chest, Shoulders & Upper Back Release

This morning I did an actual Yin Yoga workout. This workout snack consists of primarily two poses that you hold for a long time. Since I have chronic shoulder pain, I thought this one was a good one to start with. It did not feel as good as I expected it to. It was actually … Continue reading Yin Yoga Snack for Chest, Shoulders & Upper Back Release

Yoga Snack for Shoulder, Side Body, Chest, Back & Neck Stretch

A reader of this blog introduced me to the idea of Yin Yoga and recommended the Yoga Ranger as a great YouTube Yogi. I did some research on Yin Yoga and visited the Yoga Ranger site on YouTube. I really liked what I saw. The Yogi is Aprille Walker and she has a lot of … Continue reading Yoga Snack for Shoulder, Side Body, Chest, Back & Neck Stretch

Barlates: Warm & Stretch/Standing

I was very interested when I saw that Linda Wooldridge had created a new series called Warm & Stretch. Not just because I am in recovery mode and looking for easier workouts. Warm & Stretch workouts look and sound like something I would use in conjunction with yoga on my yoga Sundays--regardless of what my … Continue reading Barlates: Warm & Stretch/Standing

Yogini

Yogini is another yoga fusion workout by Ellen Barrett. It is also available for free on YouTube (at least right now it is), which is how I did it this morning. This was a tough workout! For me at least. It is a flowing fusion workout. You never hold any pose longer than 4 counts … Continue reading Yogini

Gentle Yoga Stretch

Gentle Yoga Stretch is another yoga/flexibility collection from Jessica Smith. Jessica has quite a few of these types of workouts and she does them very well. These are more excellent and thorough yoga practices to add to my collection. I didn't find them as gentle as the title promises but that could be due to … Continue reading Gentle Yoga Stretch

Yoga Fusion Fix

Yoga Fusion Fix is another of Jessica Smith's new releases. This one contains 3 intermediate level yoga practices of varying lengths. Jessica is by herself. All of the workouts are set on a wooden deck with the ocean in the background. I enjoyed all of these yoga practices. The longest one, Strength + Flexibility, was … Continue reading Yoga Fusion Fix

Yoga Stretch

Yoga Stretch is another flexibility collection by Jessica Smith. This DVD contains 2 yoga/flexibility routines. AM: Energizing Flow which is 30 minutes and PM: Relaxing Flow which is 30 minutes. Judging from the titles, these are apparently designed to be used either in the morning or evening. I use them for my Sunday yoga workout. … Continue reading Yoga Stretch

Walk On: Walk the Weight Off

Walk the Weight Off is a 30 day fitness program from Jessica Smith. It contains 3 DVDs and each DVD has multiple workouts on it. Like many of Jessica's workouts, her mother Debbie is present showing easier versions of some of the moves, and her friend Beth is also present showing more advanced versions. A … Continue reading Walk On: Walk the Weight Off

2-Week Turn Around: Cardio

Before my mastectomy I dug out some of the workouts I used while rehabilitating after my heels were crushed 10 years ago. The 2-Week Turn Around workouts were part of my rehab. There are two DVDs--a cardio and a strength DVD. Both DVDs contain multiple short workouts that you can do alone or put them … Continue reading 2-Week Turn Around: Cardio