Wai Lana Yoga

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Instructor Wai Lana's approach to the ancient science of yoga targets overall health by focusing not only on the body, but also on the mind and spirit.

Upcoming Air Dates
  • #623 — Forward Folds |
    Tuesday, Oct 17 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #624 — Rocking Bow |
    Wednesday, Oct 18 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #625 — Hold Your Toes! |
    Thursday, Oct 19 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #626 — Seven-Stage Spinal Stretch |
    Friday, Oct 20 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #301 — A Healthy Appetite |
    Monday, Oct 23 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #301 — A Healthy Appetite
    Forward and backward bending poses stimulate a sluggish digestive system to give you a balanced, healthy appetite. Constipation vanishes, too!
    Monday, Oct 23 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #302 — Strong As A Tree, Lithe As A Snake
    Tree Pose strengthens the legs and teaches balance and concentration; Cobra loosens the spine.
    Tuesday, Oct 24 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #303 — Stiffness Be Gone!
    Loosen the joints of your upper limbs, from shoulders to fingertips. You'll also stretch your hamstrings, strengthen your legs, and loosen your hips.
    Wednesday, Oct 25 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #304 — Stretch Out Stubborn Knots
    Work all the knots out of your back and shoulders as you stretch, bend, and balance-right side up, upside down, and sideways.
    Thursday, Oct 26 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #305 — Easy Stretches for Everyone
    Wai Lana shows you simple, invigorating poses that anyone can do to stretch and enliven both body and mind.
    Friday, Oct 27 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #306 — Loosen Your Legs for Lotus
    Sit in Half Lotus after loosening your knees and hips. You'll work up a sweat today as you increase your stamina with arm, leg, and ab strengtheners.
    Monday, Oct 30 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #307 — Balance with Poise
    Lord of the Dance and Garudasana teach gracefulness and poise as you balance on one leg. An invigorating leg-shaking pose releases leg tension and relieves varicose veins.
    Tuesday, Oct 31 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #308 — Special: Preventing Back Problems
    Wai Lana shows you different exercises to strengthen and build a healthy back-essential for an active lifestyle.
    Wednesday, Nov 1 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #309 — Cat Stretching
    Stretch and twist like a cat to create a supple spine, loose hips, and a slim waist. Gyrate your legs for a washboard stomach.
    Thursday, Nov 2 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #310 — Juice Up Your Innards
    Cobra does wonders for all the inner organs. It stimulates digestion and elimination, tones the reproductive organs, relieves menstrual disorders, and benefits the liver and kidneys.
    Friday, Nov 3 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #311 — Shoulder Stuff
    Stand on your shoulders with two versions of the Shoulderstand, then rotate, stretch, and open them with flexibility exercises.
    Monday, Nov 6 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #312 — Legs, Legs, Legs
    Work your legs from top to bottom. Today's exercises loosen the knees and hips, strengthen the thighs (and abs), open the groin, and stretch the hamstrings.
    Tuesday, Nov 7 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #313 — Close Your Nose
    Half of it, that is. This breathing technique energizes the body, soothes jangled nerves and sharpens the mind. Wai Lana shows you a different way to do Shoulderstand, too.
    Wednesday, Nov 8 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #314 — Tight Shoulders, Tight Neck
    Melt away shoulder and upper back tension, giving your neck room to move. Feel the release as you stretch out the rest of your body.
    Thursday, Nov 9 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #315 — No More Headaches
    Headaches are often caused by shoulder tension and poor posture. Today's asanas release the tension that can cause headaches-and promote good posture to boot!
    Friday, Nov 10 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #316 — The Importance of Breath
    Learn this important breathing technique, Ujjayi Breathing, to release tension and calm the mind. It's a perfect way to end a session of stretches, twists, and backbends.
    Monday, Nov 13 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #317 — Ketchari Mudra
    Mudras are subtle techniques that benefit both body and mind. This one also stimulates the glands and pressure points at the back of the palate, which helps preserve the body's vital energy.
    Tuesday, Nov 14 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #318 — Steady Now!
    Wai Lana shows you how to get into Headstand safely, step by step, both with a wall and without. Two other balancing poses teach steadiness and concentration.
    Wednesday, Nov 15 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #319 — Variations on the Classics
    Wai Lana shows you how to modify traditional asanas with variations of Shoulderstand, Plough, and the standing forward bend.
    Thursday, Nov 16 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #320 — Cooling Breath
    Wheel, Sun, and Squatting Pose are invigorating asanas that increase your circulation and heat up your body. Later, you can cool down with Sheetali Pranayama.
    Friday, Nov 17 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #321 — Stretch Your Legs
    Tight hamstrings make it harder to stretch forward fully. So make your hamstrings stretch like taffy with regular practice of today's asanas.
    Monday, Nov 20 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #322 — Yoga at the Office
    Do you get tired and tense sitting at your computer? Wai Lana shows you simple exercises to wake up and release tension right at your desk.
    Tuesday, Nov 21 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #323 — Terrific Triangle
    This pose stretches the body from head to toe. Balance on your buttocks for a hamstring stretch, then loosen your knees as you sit serenely in Hero Pose for yoga meditation.
    Wednesday, Nov 22 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #324 — Energize!
    Get your circulation going with a dynamic forward bend, upside down leg cycling, and Imaginary Chair. Then sink into deep relaxation with Yoga Nidra.
    Thursday, Nov 23 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #325 — Get The Kinks Out
    The intense forms of Camel and Bridge get the kinks out of your shoulders and back while wonderfully stretching the front of your body. Stretch the groin in a Shoulderstand variation, and calm your nerves with Alternate Nostril Breathing.
    Friday, Nov 24 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #623 — Forward Folds
    Fold your body over your feet in Arm Garland Pose, then fold over your shoulders for Karnapidasana. Both will give you flexible hips and a great back stretch.
    Tuesday, Oct 17 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #624 — Rocking Bow
    Lift your body into Bow Pose, then rock back and forth on your belly. This gives your internal organs a powerful massage and helps remove fat from the abdomen.
    Wednesday, Oct 18 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #625 — Hold Your Toes!
    Standing or lying down, holding your toes loosens the groin and stretches the thighs and hamstrings. Learn to balance while you stretch in Easy Crane, then strengthen your abs in Rocking Horse Pose.
    Thursday, Oct 19 at 6:30am TPT LIFE
  • #626 — Seven-Stage Spinal Stretch
    The secret to this forward bend is to use your arms and legs to achieve your maximum stretch. You'll also bend backward in Camel and sideways in Windblown Tree.
    Friday, Oct 20 at 6:30am TPT LIFE

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