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This online yoga class will show you all the techniques Gwen uses when teaching the NY Redbulls. Soccer players have hours of running and cutting on the field, not to mention running up to 9 miles a game. It is imperative to teach you how to open the entire leg from quadriceps and hamstrings to ankles, calves and toes. Due to the demands on the field, Gwen will show you great ways to keep your back flexible and strong and able to rotate better, enabling you to see over your shoulder to protect the ball. (36 mins.)
Gwen Lawrence, creator of Power Yoga for Sports, is an innovator in sports medicine. Her breadth of experience in dance, massage and yoga training, coupled with her extensive knowledge of anatomy and nutrition, has immensely benefited her clients - some of which include the New York Giants, New York Knicks, New York Red Bulls, and the New York Rangers! On YogaVibes, Gwen offers sports-specific online yoga instruction (golf, running, baseball, swimming, etc.), as well as general instruction aimed at releasing tension, getting rid of pain, and building strength and stability. Gwen has shared her yoga for athletes teachings as a contributing writer for Women's Health, Fitness Magazine, Shape Magazine, Yoga Journal, Cosmo, Details, Shape.com and ESPN.com. She has also been featured on NBC's TODAY Show, Good Day NY, Dr. Oz, and ESPN Magazine. For more on Gwen: www.gwenlawrence.com.