Diet, health and fitness tips for average women. Site created and maintained by Ann Chihak Poff.

Posts Tagged ‘extension’

41 backbends

Today I turned 41. I am the healthiest and probably the happiest I have ever been in my entire 41 years of living. My day will be spent teaching a cycling class this morning, then some sort of yummy lunch, followed by a massage and then dinner out with Curt and friends at our favorite restaurant, […]


Triangle transformation follow-up

  Recently I wrote about my Triangle transformation. Over a year I watched as my Utthita Trikonasana dramatically changed and became healthier for my body. I talked about how I hyperextend in my knees and I have learned how to stop that in this pose. Knee hyperextension, which means too much opening at the back […]


Yoga anatomy

Last night in yoga teacher training class we learned about bones, muscles, joints, connective tissue, etc. It was fascinating and I learned so much. It’s A LOT of information. But Baxter broke it down and made it easy to learn (and hopefully remember). We had Pat, our skeleton, along with two huge diagrams on the […]