Welcome to the CoreWalking Podcast, with your hosts Jonathan FitzGordon and Alex Mabilon. Join them on a journey into the body and mind gaining insights for moving, healing and aging gracefully.

Today's Episode:

Episode 26 

Bridge Pose

What to do with your big butt muscle, gluteus maximus, during the yoga practice is a source of endless confusion for students and teachers alike. While I am big on saying relax your butt it isn’t really relaxing—it is an issue of whether it is working correctly or not.

Listen to Episode 26

In this Podcast...

We discuss:

• Why Jonathan's approach to bridge pose differs from the classic yoga bridge

• The proper way to rise into bridge pose and remain properly aligned in the asana

• What a student can learn about her body from performing bridge pose

• What bridge pose has to do with standing and walking with a properly aligned body

• The plethora of variations that derive from bridge pose

• Whether there are therapeutic uses for bridge pose

Time guides:









Show Notes...

Blog Posts:


Gluteus Maximus

Gluteus Medius

Warrior II


Block Between the Thighs to Bridge

Shoulder Stand to Bridge

Standing Psoas Stretch

Constructive Rest

Cactus on the Back

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