Body-Weight Training / 17 posts found

Stretching the chest – a move to counter dowager’s hump

Opening up the chest, along with the scapula work, are two exercises (among many) that can help stave off dowager’s hump, and other postural issues.

Farmer Walks

by Chuck
A quick Farmer Walk tutorial based on yoga Mountain Pose:

Scapula Retractions from Table Pose

I’m way behind on my blog posting! So, expect a lot of new content in the next little while! Here is a quick little video looking at a possible solution to scapula/upper back pain for crafters of all types, as well as for people who sit for the majority of their day. This movement can also help to build good posture over time.

Mobility For Beginners: Comfortable Crafting!

by Chuck
Many crafters have trouble performing even the most basic yoga positions! Sometimes, this is due to being sedentary for long periods of time. Sometimes, it’s because they’re afraid of losing their balance or straining themselves. It’s unfortunate because completing these yoga routines consistently allow you to craft more comfortably, for longer periods of time. If you’re one of these crafters, I’m happy to tell you we may have the solution! Because, no matter what kind…

Update: Pinwheel Pigeon Flow Yoga Class – Floor Yoga for the Lower Body

by Chuck
Update: Hello Everyone! Due to illness, we are moving the date for the Facebook live Floor Yoga for the Lower Body class coming up to Wednesday, November 14th, at 5:45pm. The class is specifically designed to stretch out and open up your lower back, hips, and hamstrings, and it can be done by anyone while sitting on a flat surface (floor, bed, etc). If you haven’t signed up for it yet, it gives you a little more time. Check it out here! ——————– You don’t…

Facebook Live Event: Flow Yoga for Weight Loss

On Wednesday, Sept. 26th 2018, at 5:30pm MDT, we’re going to host a Facebook closed group live video event – Flow Yoga for Weight Loss. It will be a 15-20min class that shows you a yoga flow to help you lose weight and body fat. During the class, there will be two versions taught. One for those with average, or above average strength and flexibility, and another version shown using chairs as props for those with movement issues. The pre-launch price for the class is: $3.95. After the live…

Opening up the middle back – part 2

by Chuck
Here are a couple of movement drills I use to open up the middle back. You can do them either from a chair (at the office, while crafting, painting, sewing, etc), kneeling (not shown), or from a flatfoot squat.

Digit Play

by Chuck
A little finger drill I do before I do anything creative (paint, draw, etc.). This is one of a bunch of these kinds of drills I use, depending on what I’m going to work on. Let us know if you like the video and I’ll upload more of these in the near future.

Farmer Walks

Farmer Walk Tutorial based on yoga Mountain Pose: