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.
A common weak area for so many people, the glutes are an integral part for the low back, hips, SI joints and even the efficiency of all the lower limbs. Labeled as advanced due to the subtle nuances found here, it's assumed you have a strong understanding of standing poses. Explore lunge and cat cow variations while improving your common vinyasa transitions and back body strength.
Get moving right away and work through serveral intervals of asana to rev up your metabolism. Flow through variations of sun salutations, twists, and inversions to get your heart pumping with less talking. Then, relengthen your major muscle groups. Finish feeling balanced and revitalized.
A great one for the end of the day to help counteract the many hours spent at your computer, phone, on a plane or any long hours spent with poor neck and shoulder positioning. The focus will be to help counteract the anterior shoulder carriage that comes from the computer & phone to ease the neck. Finish in savasana. Props Needed: A strap, two blocks and a door or a partner.