Author Archives: zundel

Knee Pain – Gluteus medius

Meditation apps might calm you — but miss the point of Buddhist mindfulness

our findings show that Buddhist meditation apps are not a cure that relieves suffering in the world, but more like an opiate

Source: Meditation apps might calm you — but miss the point of Buddhist mindfulness

Breathe

You should keep your mind on your breathing until you are not aware of your breathing.

So it is necessary for us to encourage ourselves and to make an effort up to the last moment, when all effort disappears.

Shunryu Suzuki — Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

Spokane Men’s Yoga Gathering 2019-10-27

Morning routine

Constant Bear

Mountain
Mountain extended

Calves

Squats

Discuss goals

Toes up throughout

Mountain
Forward Fold – explore
Mountain

Mountain
Mountain Split
Pyramid – explore
Mountain

Mountain Wide – explore
Forward Fold Wide – explore
Mountain Wide – explore
Triangle
Mountain Wide
Forward Fold Wide – explore
Mountain Wide – explore

Mountain
Quad Extend – explore
Mountain
Quad Extend
Warrior 1
Mountain
Warrior 1
Mountain

Mountain
Tree
Mountain

Mountain
Forward Fold
Mountain

Floor?

Doorframe good

Now begins our season of aches and pains.

Grab your ball and grind it.

The doorframe has this great slot where the door closes onto the doorjamb.

Put your ball in it.

Lean into it. Press hard everywhere that hurts good. And grind it.

Step back. Pick up a leg. And really work it in.

Yoga Detour prone shoulder sequence

Christine Ruffolo

Yoga Detour : Integrated Upper Body

A Non-Central Axis – ThinkMovement

Christine Ruffolo

The medical, fitness, and wellness worlds are fixated on correcting imbalances.  Amidst all the readily available treatment plans, too few remain curious about why so many asymmetries … Read More

Source: A Non-Central Axis – ThinkMovement

Spokane Men’s Yoga Gathering 2019-10-13

Hip Chain

Constant Bear

toes up, bent rise throughout

Start building the parts:

Mountain, Forward Fold, Mountain
Tree
Mountain, Forward Fold, Mountain

Mountain and Tree engage our butts and hams. Forward Fold extends our butts and hams.

Mountain
Quad Extend
Mountain

Kneeling Reclined
Kneeling Reclined One-side
Kneeling Reclined

Bound Angle
Tree Reclined
Bound Angle

Mountain
Quad Extend
Warrior 1
Mountain

Chain

Mountain
Forward Fold
Mountain Split
Pyramid
Mountain Split
Warrior 1
Tree
Mountain, Forward Fold, Mountain

Constant Bear

Sitting still

The Still Point: Capturing the movement of the mind
Tricycle Fall 2004

Spokane Men’s Yoga Gathering 2019-09-22

Wuji
Constant Bear

Enso 8 ways

Neck

Mountain
Mountain Extended

Mountain – Forward Fold Half – Mountain
Tree
Mountain – Forward Fold Half – Mountain

Mountain Wide – Forward Fold Wide – Mountain Wide
Warrior 2
Mountain Wide – Forward Fold Wide – Mountain Wide

T lateral chain extension – explore

Standing quad extension – explore

Mountain
Tree
Mountain
Eagle
Mountain

Constant Bear

No mat needed