Psoas: Diving Deeper

Tightness in the back? Grinding your teeth at night? Tension in your hips? The psoas (pronounced SO-az) might be the culprit. This muscle is the only muscle in the body that starts in the back and ends in the front. It begins right at T-12, wraps itself around the ribs, underneath the abdomen, and inserts…

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Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana)

Bridge pose or Setu Bandha Sarvangasana. Crack that heart open! This pose improves digestion, helps with stress and mild depression, and rejuvenates tired legs. If you have asthma, high blood pressure, sinuses, or carpal tunnel this is a great pose. Start lying on your back on the floor. Bend your knees to your glutes, hip…