The steadiness you'll gain in this practice will connect you to all aspects of your core—beyond just your muscles.
The benefits of building core strength go beyond the abs.
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Learn how to recruit deep core strength along with superficial, movement-oriented muscles for more power, inside and out.
You can rock Plank pose, but did you know that your diaphragm might be your secret weapon when it comes to strengthening your core?
Incorporate these poses from Nicole Sciacca, Chief Yoga Officer at LA's Playlist Yoga, into your daily routine to strengthen your core muscles and help you maintain a strong and flexible spine.
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Feel the relationship between your core and steadiness in preparation for meditation.
Janet Stone, who will lead our upcoming Yoga for Moms online course, explains the importance of re-establishing your connection to your core after childbirth.
Build strength through the belly, side waist, glutes and back with core strengtheners for those of us who don't have all day to hit the gym.
Master Baptiste Yoga teacher Leah Cullis demonstrates an advanced core-strengthening and spirit-lifting sequence with Leap Frog hops.
Bo Forbes teaches how to release tension, increase prana, and promote physical and emotional digestion in the belly.
Shiva Rea answers how yoga can ease back problems.