The Anatomy of Ujjayi Breath

There are a bunch of different ways to breath in yoga.  Pranayama is the umbrella term used to describe all the different yoga breathing techniques.  One of the most common breathing techniques, maybe one you've even heard before, is Ujjayi breath. Ujjayi in Sanskrit translates "to be victorious." And that's exactly what this breath accomplishes … Continue reading The Anatomy of Ujjayi Breath

Abs & Anti-Extension: “Inhale – Backbend”

Here's one I've been playing around with for a while now. *Spoiler Alert* It's dope. In my teaching experience, both in what I teach, what I've learned, and all the classes I've ever taken, I've always been instructed to do my yoga backbends on an exhale.  About 3 months ago my amazing Omie, Lauren Sanford, … Continue reading Abs & Anti-Extension: “Inhale – Backbend”