Are Your Hamstrings Actually Tight?

Today we'll demystify and breakdown "Tight Hamstrings."  It's a common diagnosis among a lot of people.  You've probably heard of it or suffered from it at one point as it often keeps you from folding forward and touching your toes. Hamstrings are a bit more complicated than they seem.  They can actually be both "tight" and "not tight" at the … Continue reading Are Your Hamstrings Actually Tight?

Restorative Backbends to Alleviate Mechanical Stress & Back Pain

The intention of this short post is to provide a mechanically oriented breakdown ofย Supported Bridge andย Supported Reclined Bound Angle (Supta Baddha). Many sources (like Rec Bound Angle) use bolsters, blankets, etc to support these poses. ย The versions of these poses displayed here only require 2 yoga blocks. ย (You can purchase 2 foam blocks here for … Continue reading Restorative Backbends to Alleviate Mechanical Stress & Back Pain