Hook your thumbs for strong & engaged shoulders | Rita Knorr – Fulcrum Blu Yoga

Strong hooked thumbs can support shoulder stability. With slight modifications to familiar yoga poses you can support and tone muscles that support shoulder strength and rotation.
00:54 Hooked thumb side stretch
01:36 Low lunge
02:54 Down dog
03:10 Utkatasana dive
04:08 Surya namaskar applying thumb and shoulder technique
04:53 Pulsing lunge
08:33 Twisting lunge
09:37 Salambhasana with hooked thumbs
11:11 Parsvakonasana hooked thumbs
13:12 Prasarita Padottanasan w/ thumb work
15:13 Baddha konasana
15:38 Upavistha konasana & side stretch
18:31 Bridge w/ lifted leg
20:11 Supine twist
23:26 Glute massage
23:53 Savasana
Rita’s website: https://fulcrumblu.com/
Anusara yoga website: https://www.anusarayoga.com/

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