Tag Archives: Yoga

Staying Connected in a Time of Social Distancing

At the time of writing, humanity is facing an incredibly huge obstacle: COVID-19. Borders are closed, people are in quarantine, and stress levels are rising as we face uncertain times. The world as we all know it has been turned upside down, affecting everyone in many different ways. While we are a business, FeetUp is […]

FeetUp Asana Basics: Warrior I

FeetUp Asana Basics: Warrior I

An incredibly powerful standing pose, Virabhadrasana (pronounced veer-AH-bah-dra-sanna) can build strength while developing flexibility and balance. Although Warrior I may look simple from the outside, there are many angles and forces at play internally. With a little bit of patience and dedication, everyone has something to gain from embracing their warrior spirit. Combined with the […]

Pranayama Basics: Enjoy Simple Meditation With a Full Yogic Breath

FeetUp Pranayama: Full Yogic Breath

Similar to meditation, pranayama (that’s yoga talk for “the science of breath”) can easily be mistaken as complicated because it seems easy on paper but can get quite challenging once you start losing focus. The truth is quite the opposite: breathing is as easy as we allow it to be and as dynamic we choose. […]

FeetUp Asana: Downward Facing Dog

FeetUp Asana Basics: Warrior I

Good ol’ Downward Facing Dog. A dynamic pose equal parts restful and energetic, inverted and grounded, lengthening and strengthening. When considering the amount of time spent in this pose compared to all others, one could easily argue that Down Dog is a yogi’s best friend. Here are a few tips on how to enjoy and […]

FeetUp Asana Basics: Chair Pose aka Utkatasana

FeetUp Asana Basics: Chair Pose

Are you looking for a standing balance pose to help build strength in the legs, length in the back, openness in the shoulders, and stability in the core? Do you like to pretend to sit in a chair without having a chair to actually sit in? Look no further! Utkatasana has everything you are looking […]

As Above, So Below: Spinal FeetUp Wall Flow

Here is a short sequence that explores how one can translate grounded movement into their inverted poses.  Use the lifted cat/cow spinal wave in the beginning to wake up the muscles and listen to your joints (shoulders, elbows, knees, hips, and all yer facts between each vertebrae) to pinpoint the proper distance from the wall […]

Forward Head Posture: Put Your Smartphone Down, Get Your FeetUp!

There’s an incredibly high likelihood that your second brain is causing you more pain than you think. Improper smartphone use is a major cause of neck pain and headaches. Forward Head Posture (aka FHP,  “Text Neck” or “Turtle Neck”) is a repetitive stress injury stemming from excessive texting, viewing, or everyday operation of a handheld device for […]