Beware of Chair! How Can We Keep Our Knees Safe in Utkatasana?

Squat, Fierce Pose, Chair, Utkatasana...whatever you want to call it, this is a pose we love to hate! How low should you squat? Should your knees stay over your ankles? Do you keep the knees together or apart? Is it okay for the knees to knock together like they do in...

Get Hip on Twists…Stop Being So Square!

In this post find out why being square may not be so hip when it comes to twists. If you want the quick and easy version, scroll down to the end to watch a video for a better understanding of where the SI joint is and what it means to let the pelvis rotate. While...

Where should we be bending from and how far in Backbends? Opinion from Pam Udell

***This is post number 6 in my backbend series*** A friendly reminder: I want my students and myself to be able to practice yoga for the long haul with as little risk to injury as possible. I know we can't always prevent this due to genetics, bone structure, and what...

Where should we be bending from and how far in Backbends? Opinion from Dr. Stuart McGill

***This is post number 5 in my backbend series*** Dr. McGill is a professor at U of Waterloo, has over 240 peer reviewed scientific journal papers, and has worked with governments, corporations, legal experts, medical groups and elite athletes and teams from around...

Where should we be bending from and how far in Backbends? Opinion from Judith Hanson Lasater

***This is post number 4 in my backbend series*** Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D., Physical Therapist, and long time yoga instructor, author, and one of the founders of Yoga Journal A friendly reminder: I want my students and myself to be able to practice yoga for the...

Latest On The Blog


 

Beware of Chair! How Can We Keep Our Knees Safe in Utkatasana?

Squat, Fierce Pose, Chair, Utkatasana...whatever you want to call it, this is a pose we love to hate! How low should you squat? Should your knees stay over your ankles? Do you keep the knees together or apart? Is it okay for the knees to knock together like they do in...

Get Hip on Twists…Stop Being So Square!

In this post find out why being square may not be so hip when it comes to twists. If you want the quick and easy version, scroll down to the end to watch a video for a better understanding of where the SI joint is and what it means to let the pelvis rotate. While...

Questions?

4 + 2 =

(847) 579-9390
pam@pamudell.com
1500 Old Deerfield Rd Highland Park, IL 60035

Chaturanga - Quick and Easy Variations

Enter your name and email address and receive my free PDF!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

7 Days to Up-Level Your Classes

Get out of your rut and inspire yourself and your classes! I will share inspirations and favorite finds that I don’t share anywhere else. And if you’re not in a rut, you will still grow as a teacher…no mater how long you’ve been teaching.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Find more confidence in your crow pose in 6 days!

Learn new alignment cues and tips to help your crow pose soar! Gain more strength and stability even if you already practice crow pose.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest