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Time Saving Yoga Posture: The Wall Warrior Twist

Time Saving Yoga Posture: The Wall Warrior Twist

This week's Pose of the Week is the Wall Warrior Twist. It's a pose to help you work smarter not harder in your yoga posture practice. Work Smarter, Not Harder in Yoga with the Therapeutic Wall Warrior Twist What does this posture offer? I'm so glad you asked! The...

Pose of the Week – Kite Flying Hip Hack (Two Strap Hip Release)

Pose of the Week – Kite Flying Hip Hack (Two Strap Hip Release)

This week’s Pose of the Week is a Hip Hack called Kite Flying, or what I also call Two Strap Hip Release. Kite Flying is not your typical yoga posture. It’s actually a Medical Therapeutic Yoga technique I created to mobilize a hip joint that has been snarky for too...

Medical Therapeutic Yoga & Physical Therapy

Medical Therapeutic Yoga & Physical Therapy

Medical Therapeutic Yoga & Physical Therapy mean better self-care and better patient care. Self-care is more critical than ever - for every individual, for our communities, and particularly for those of us who work in health care. As Audre Lorde said, “Caring for...

Pose of the Week – Triangle

Pose of the Week – Triangle

Before we dig into this week's Pose of the Week, don't miss these posts: Pose of the Week – Warrior IPose of the Week – Warrior II If you want to make a request for a pose to be covered, email my office or leave a comment at the bottom of this post.    The...

Pose of the Week – Warrior I

Pose of the Week – Warrior I

What is going on in Warrior I pose? The requests have flooded in after last week's #poseoftheweek post! Thank you for your curiosity and support! I am making a list of poses as they come in, so just know these poses are in no particular order. Watch them in any order...

Pose of the Week – Warrior II

Pose of the Week – Warrior II

What is happening in the hip in Warrior II? I get LOTS of questions on yoga posture alignment.  I want to kick off this #new #series #poseoftheweek by tackling a question sent to me today by a yoga teacher training student.  The question: What is the hip...

Telehealth May be an Option during COVID-19 Pandemic

Telehealth May be an Option during COVID-19 Pandemic

telehealth may work for you The COVID-19 pandemic has stopped much of the world as we know, creating a "new normal". Once busy streets and shops are empty, activities are cancelled and you may not even be going to work. One thing that the virus has not stopped is pain...

Manage Stress & Trauma with The Sensory Diet

Manage Stress & Trauma with The Sensory Diet

If you missed the first posts in the series, get them here: Start Here - The Yoga Couch - https://gingergarner.com/yoga-couch/Stress(less) Now: Breath Practice You Can Do Anywhere After getting comfy on the Yoga Couch, and learning to master the basics of breathing to...

Using Your Big Voice (Part II)

Using Your Big Voice (Part II)

I am a human being first, a woman second, and a mother third. In that order. And yet, according to research, I will be judged (unfairly) and be valued less in society because of that last identity: being a mother. The reality is I will be paid less than a woman...

Yoga for New Moms: Breastfeeding & Caregiving

Yoga for New Moms: Breastfeeding & Caregiving

Yoga for New Moms: Breastfeeding & Caregiving Did you know that in a study of 500 first time moms followed for 3 months after birth, 92% of them reported issues and concerns with breastfeeding?  The study concluded that all mothers need support after hospital...

Downward Facing Dog: Not A Beginner Pose

Downward Facing Dog: Not A Beginner Pose

Downward Facing Dog: Not A Beginner Pose Downward facing dog is perhaps the most commonly used (and abused) yoga posture. That makes the chance of overuse injury in this pose pretty high, especially from my vantage point as a licensed clinician who has both studied...

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