Tag Archives: child’s pose


relieving pain in hip joints with yoga

you asked When I do child’s pose or Bikram’s wind removing pose, I get a very uncomfortable pinching sensation in my hip joints. While my Bikram instructors tell me that it’s to be expected, it keeps me from truly being able to relax. Am I doing something wrong? Is this something that will get better […]

ask a yogi: hot yoga + camel pose

How much hot yoga is too much? you asked… I’ve been into hot/Bikrams yoga for a few years now. I use to go 3 to 4 times a week. I was absolutely addicted! I’ve since scaled back to 2 or 3 times a month. I’m hoping to ramp that back up to weekly and eventually […]

the next level

Lara challenges herself and gets into a headstand for the first time. Tonight was a landmark in my yoga practise. I got into a headstand for the first time on my SECOND try. On my FIRST try I enthusiastically flung my sweaty legs into the air. While they made it up to my intended vertical […]

run, run, run and take child’s pose

I love food, I hate to run, and yet I run to eat. I am purely motivated by the extra allotted calories I can intake if I put myself through a tough workout. The motivation for my first half marathon was the vegetarian quinoa burger, French fries and chocolate shake at Burger Lounge I knew […]