Tiffany Cruikshank is the founder & visionary behind Yoga Medicine, a community of expert yoga teachers focused on fusing the best of anatomy & western medicine with the traditional practice of yoga. Tiffany's classes have evolved over the past 20 years of teaching yoga to reflect her creativity and passion for using yoga as a form of medicine for the mind, body & spirit. With her medical background in Acupuncture & Sports Medicine, her classes are guided by a strong anatomic focus and her ability to teach a deeper understanding of complex subjects. Recognized more broadly as a health & wellness expert, Tiffany has worked with professional athletes and celebrities from around the world. She has run her own clinics and was the Acupuncturist & Yoga Teacher at the Nike World Headquarters and has been featured as an expert in numerous publications including Yoga Journal, Prevention , Self, Marie Claire, Fitness Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Fox News, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Mantra, Thrive, More Magazine, OM Yoga, YogaLife and many others.
Begin with a quick flow to build heat and then experience long holds. Also do some work for the neck & shoulders to help release toxic stress that accumulates there. Use movement to help circulate the blood to help release toxins with some deeper twisting variations to help work a little deeper. You can use this practice with a larger detox routine or on its own. Props Needed: A blanket or towel.
Your go to off season conditioning class for runners. Focus more on strength training the lower body for your low season. A nice balance of movement, strength building, core work and flexibility as you wind down with some nice work for your hamstrings and hips. Props Suggested: Two blocks and a strap.
A detoxifying flow class to help release toxins from the inside out. Stimulate circulation with movement and flow then work into deeper twists with props to create compression for the internal organs. Start with several rounds of pranayama to begin the detoxification process and stimulate the organs. A nice balanced practice for when you need to shed some layers. Props Needed: A blanket or a towel.