So I talk about sacroiliac joints loads in this blog. Largely because you ask loads of questions! If you are in Melbourne, and you want to learn more in person, perhaps you can join me for a workshop on 21 April to learn about the pelvis,the SI Joints, and stability? It will change EVERYTHING. [...]
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Continuing in this week’s theme of giving help when ask, today’s post is is for reader Nick, who said, Hi Nadine, I found you on the net whilst looking for things to help with si pain. Have been doing two of the exercises and would just like to say that they are a god send! [...]
The five things you absolutely should not do when you have SI Joint Pain (and three that you should).
When you have SI Joint pain, and it’s really bad, just about all ‘regular’ yoga is a bad idea. Basically, other than doing things to help those joints get back into alignment, and more stable, you don’t want to be moving your pelvis and lower back around much. Here’s what you shouldn’t do: Most forward [...]
This pose is brought to you by yet another of my awesome Facebook friends: Lisa Meer. She’s a sassy, knowledgeable, hilarious yoga teacher and I have a girl-crush on her, even though, as is the way with the inter webs, I haven’t met her. Yet. Just another example of how much we all have in [...]
Savasana, or cropse pose, is supposed to be the most relaxing of yoga poses. It’s a deep rest at the end of your yoga practice, once your mind has had a chance to slow down. It’s called corpse pose for a reason, people: you are meant to relax so deeply, that for a few minutes, [...]
You know you shouldn’t do it, right? But it’s sooooo tempting, when you catch a peek, out of the corner of your eye, of someone doing something that you just can’t. Like, no way. Every body is different people. I say this a lot, but it’s really worth educating yourself about. You will never be [...]
Also known as Intense Stretch of the Flank, if you are not a Sanskrit Snob This is SUCH a nice stretch for the, well, flank. Great for the runners and cyclists out there, and all people, like me, who have tight Iliotibial bands. It, like most of yoga’s fundamental standing poses, can be modified [...]
And the hips – Supta Padangusthasana (reclining big toes pose) is a great way to gently mobilise your legs in your hip sockets, and stretch out your hamstrings, at the back of your thighs, your iliotibial band, running from hip to knee, and a host of other muscles. Often, when your buttocks muscles and hamstrings [...]
My friend Kate and I were talking about our dodgy sacroiliac joints the other day. The topic came up because hers is hurting right now, following a popping noise in an early morning yoga class. Popping noises, when related to SI Joints, are alarming things. Popping noises, when related to ANY joints, are alarming things. [...]
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