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Top 5 Poses for Baseball

 Pigeon pose:  from batting to quick sprints down to first it is always important for baseball players to keep their hips open, to increase speed and agility, torque at the plate and lessen the potential strain on the knees.  Pigeon pose will open deeply in to the glutes and release any pressure that could accumulate on the sciatic nerve. Frog …

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Top 5 Power Yoga Poses for Golf

Seated cross leg twist: This pose is to build strength and stability in the anterior and posterior spine and to open up the spinal column increasing the rotations.  It syncs the movement with breathing and settles the athlete down.  You can become more aware of your weak or tighter twisting side, perhaps sidelining an imbalance injury in the back before …

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Yoga for Sexy Abs

Ever notice the sleek, beautiful lines of your Yoga Instructors Abdominals?  The truth is that every Yoga pose demands the use of your core! Balancing, twisting and torqued all the while breathing…hopefully!  If you do not have time for a whole practice every day here are a few yoga ab options… FOREARM PLANK From my Moms to my pro athletes …

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Yoga Poses to Prevent the Top Sports Injuries

Yoga Poses to Prevent the Top Sports Injuries By Gwen Lawrence • For Active.com From a recreational athlete to a pro, the most common reason for sport related injuries is over use and abuse. Most injuries arise because athletes disconnect to their body. Some people take better care of their cars than their own bodies. The best prevention is to …

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Top 10 Yoga Poses for Beginners

By Gwen Lawrence BS, LMT, E-Ryt500, Reg. Yoga Therapist Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned Yoga Veteran looking to get back to basics and hone skills, you can count on these poses to re-center your body mind spirit and yoga skills.  These poses will give you a sounds base but they are also great poses of assessment to …

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Yoga Expert on the Go

Yoga Expert on the Go By: Gwen Lawrence www.FitBie.MSN.com Teaching My fabulous Soccer Moms to My Professional athletes, including my World Champion New York Giants, Traveling from conference to conference and watching My own teenagers play keeps me, a Working Celebrity Yoga Coach Mom of three teenage boys ON THE GO!! No matter how packed my day is it is …

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Yoga for Long Hours at a Desk

A long day at the office can get stressful. Here are a few helpful tips to help you loosen up and reduce stress. Taking periodic breaks and doing movements that counteract the deskworker’s body position is the  key to bringing balance back to the body. Yoga is all about balance. We cannot avoid sitting at our desks, but we can …

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Pose of The Month – Standing Forward Bend

Pose of the Month: Standing Forward Bend Uttanasana By Gwen Lawrence While this seems to be a very easy straightforward pose, there are several very specific ways to set yourself up in it. This pose takes time time time to see results, but they will come and you will prevail!!!! How to: Standing Forward Bend Start with your feet hips …

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Pose of the Month – Bridge Pose

Pose of the Month:  Bridge   Setubandhasana   By Gwen Lawrence   Bridge pose is classified as a backbend, however it should be considered as an assessment pose, as well as a great therapeutic pose.  Bridge is a pose accessible to practitioners of all levels, and should not be overlooked by advanced yogis and athletes.   How to:  Bridge Pose …

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