Stacey Millner-Collins

Downward Facing Dog

By Stacey Millner-Collins

Yoga instructor Stacey Millner-Collins with student doing downward facing dogDownward Facing Dog is familiar, but refinement helps us enjoy its exhilarating benefits.

Ujjayi Breath And Practice

By Stacey Millner-Collins

Stacey Millner-CollinsYour breath bridges your body and mind. Ujjayi breath increases energy and concentration.

Alignment | YOGA MINUTES

By Stacey Millner-Collins

Stacey Millner-Collins talks about alignmentDuring yoga a commonly practiced vinyasa or flow, is moving from downward facing dog to cobra pose. Since we practice this transition so frequently it is important to align the upper body to avoid straining or injuring your shoulders. Alma is here to demonstrate the proper alignment. Beginning in down dog, make sure your stance is long enough, so that when you move to plank pose your shoulders are directly above your wrists and your body is parallel to the floor. Your hands are shoulder distance apart. From Plank pose, lower your knees thighs and then your hips trying to keep your shoulders...