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Crow pose can be strangely and frustratingly challenging. This week in the Dear Willow column, Willow shares a video filled with tips on finding success in Crow pose.
Yoga is fantastic for building abdominal strength and control. In this video Willow teaches two movements that will build strength and energy in the abdomen.
What is that shaking that happens in yoga? Is it good to hold a pose for so long you shake? Willow gives us the answer this week, on a psychological and physical level.
When most people hear about chakras, they simpley wonder, “How are chakras relevant to me?” Here is a modern day approach to their relevance in life.
This week a reader asks how yoga can help his back pain. Willow gives her recommendations on the best types of yoga, how to choose an instructor, and some self-assessment tools.
You've heard it a million times before. Lift with your legs, not your back. But what does that mean? Let's have an anatomy lesson today and see what the science is behind this advice.
Dear Willow - Do you have any ideas how to change a pattern in my life? I really want to do something different but just can’t seem to. HELP!
Don't stop going to yoga just because you're injured. Use yoga to stay active, heal your injury, and explore your body and the yoga poses in whole new ways.
This week an instructor asks how to help a client deal with stress. Willow gives us ideas on how first to identify the stress then tools for alleviating it.
Many women struggle with finding a balance between being a warrior athlete and being a woman. This article outlines simple mental exercises to help you find balance and celebrate being female.
Yoga can not only help your belly look better, but feel better, too. This week Willow teaches us about "Nauli" a type of abdominal exercise that has a cleansing effect on the body.
Athletes like to push hard and test their limits. Sometimes the best path to peak performance is actually by relaxing. Yoga can be an excellent tool for releasing and finding that performance.