Yoga Basics: Dolphin Pose The secret weapon to unlocking your stiff shoulders and improving posture!

Do you suffer from stiff shoulders or maybe you struggle with standing up straight?  Well, this Tutorial is for YOU! Join Jennifer Dixon with Thrive Yoga and Wellness and Thrive Online  for this Yoga Basics tutorial where you will learn all about dolphin pose, a great shoulder strength builder and mobility maker!  The bonus is … Read more

How to do Mayurasana: a Tutorial on Peacock Pose with Drills and Modifications

Mayurasana has basically always been my #goals” pose—something I thought perhaps, maybe one day, I would be able to get it, but I wasn’t holding my breath sorta thing.  This is a pose where your hands are facing opposite your face, your elbows are pressing into your belly and you’re praying for all you’re worth … Read more

Yoga Fundamentals: Muscle Memory

 My daughter is 3.5 and we are slowly introducing her to the subtle and probably soon to be dying off art of handwriting….Our very own Denise introduced me to a fun game, “touch and bump” which we’ve been working on a few times a week.  In essence, before my daughter actually learns letters for real, … Read more

What you Should Bring to Your First Out of Town Yoga Training

In this mini-series of posts about workshops, training and visiting new studios, hopefully, you’ve learned a few things to be prepared for your firsts with our studio or any new yoga studio that you happen upon.  These posts were inspired by my trip to train with my teacher, Manju Jois, at his yearly stop down … Read more

Chaturanga : Top 3 Drills to Build Strength for this Pose

Chaturanga Thrive Yoga & Wellness

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 Chaturanga Dandasana –sometimes it’s called Low-Plank pose, or Yoga Push up, or any number of other less than savory nicknames….why?  Because this pose is HARD! The Chaturanga Dandasana –or 4 limbed staff pose, requires tremendous strength in the upper and lower body–all the muscles working together to do the … Read more