Yoga For Runners: Hamstrings (Ep. 5)
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Instructor: Christine Felstead (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 44 min.
Street Date: 4/10/2018
Certified instructor description: In Episode 5 of the Yoga for Runners Educational Series, Hamstrings, Christine Felstead addresses the bane of most runners’ existence - hamstrings. Learn about the anatomy of the hamstrings and various ways to stretch them safely. Strengthening the hamstrings is also key to hamstring health. This work is integrated into hamstring-focused yoga flow.
The Yoga for Runners Educational Series is a six DVD series for an integrated full body yoga program building strength and flexibility. The yoga practice is built progressively so maximum benefit is gained by practicing the entire series for some time, after which you can select a practice to suit your body's needs. Each episode includes an anatomy lesson followed by a yoga practice pertaining to the topic. Benefit from Christine Felstead’s superb cuing skills so you get the most out of the poses while yoga instructors can hone their cuing skills and integrate the focus on runners.
Christine Felstead (BA, E-RYT 500) pioneered the development of Yoga for Runners and today is the leading authority on the practice. She presents at international conferences and has appeared in numerous publications. She has produced best-selling DVDs, authored Yoga for Runners, and offers teacher training as well as international retreats.