28 Articles by Kino MacGregor

Kino MacGregor

How To Do A Handstand (Video)

Holding an unsupported handstand away from the wall is a true test of strength, balance and stamina. It's something I personally struggled with for...

Kino MacGregor
April 9 2014

Yoga Taught Me How To Laugh At Myself

The perfection in every masterful yoga posture is actually a demonstration of years of hard work. While postures may look peaceful and yogis may...

Kino MacGregor
February 25 2014

Vegan Chai To Make You Fall In Love With Mornings

Getting up before dawn is not something I do naturally. Before I started practicing yoga, I used to love seeing the sunrise after a night out...

Kino MacGregor
February 10 2014

How To Do Handstand Press (Video)

Handstand is super hard. Handstand press is even harder. When I first tried to press up into a handstand, I thought it would never happen. Even when...

Kino MacGregor
December 19 2013

How To Build Strength To Do Handstand (Video)

When I first started yoga, I was in awe of the magical power of handstands. I never actually thought I'd be able to do them myself. After a year of...

Kino MacGregor
December 5 2013

Why Yoga Is A Spiritual Practice

If you come to the practice of yoga looking only for pleasure, yoga will eventually disappoint you. Sooner or later, you'll get bored with the...

Kino MacGregor
November 11 2013

How To Open Those Hips (Video)

The hamstrings are the gateway to the hips and they are one of the easiest areas of the body to open. A relatively simple external rotation such as a...

Kino MacGregor
October 19 2013

How To Unlock Your Core Strength In Yoga

Strength isn't all about the upper body....

Kino MacGregor
June 20 2013

Easy Yoga Shoulder Warm-Up

This warm-up is a yoga game-changer.

Kino MacGregor
May 19 2013

Easy Legs-Behind-Your-Head

Over time your body will open—we promise!

Kino MacGregor
April 20 2013

A Glimpse At The Real Life Of A Yogi In India

Every teacher of yoga is first and foremost a student of yoga.

Kino MacGregor
April 10 2013

How To Do Splits For Beginners (Video)

Splits require a combination of open hamstrings, hip flexors, lower back, and shoulders.

Kino MacGregor
March 16 2013

Are Your Arms Really Too Short to Lift Up Your Body? (Video)

When you're new to yoga and see an experienced practitioner hoist their body in the air it looks like magic.

Kino MacGregor
February 15 2013

Go Deeper Into Headstand

Headstand is one of the most powerful postures in yoga.

Kino MacGregor
January 17 2013

Core Strength In Navasana

Whenever I teach a Guided Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series class, there is one posture is almost universal in its ability to test the limits of strength:...

Kino MacGregor
November 7 2012

How to Do Wide Leg Handstand (Video)

Handstand is one the magical postures that inspires and terrifies new students. The first time I saw a "real" person lift up into a handstand, I...

Kino MacGregor
October 3 2012

Core Strength and Jumping Back From Bakasana

Arm balances are a test of mental, physical and emotional endurance. Bakasana or Crow Posture provides an endless road to strength. Once you can...

Kino MacGregor
September 7 2012

Core Strength in Krounchasana

Flexibility is only has of the equation in the yoga practice. You need a balance between the duality of strength and opening in your body and mind....

Kino MacGregor
August 6 2012