In under a minute, this how-to taught by Yoga Instructor Shahada Karim shows you the proper way to move into a forward bend. Start by moving your weight onto your toes and hinging at your hips as you bend forward and soften your knees as you lower down. Watch the full How-to for more and follow along with Shahada.
Shahada Karim is a Yoga Teacher and Movement Therapy Guide. Shahada’s self-imposed mission is to help every human she meets, fall in love with themselves. Over the past decade, she’s earned multiple certifications in Yoga, Ayurveda, Nutrition, and Fitness to help facilitate that mission. Previously she dedicated more than two decades to a career in Journalism and Communications. Today she brings that expertise to teaching and participating in health and wellness on both physical and digital fronts. She designed the NOURISH plans around the Ayurvedic principle, with the help of a Nutritionist and Nurse Practitioner, to make it accessible to anyone interested in taking the journey no matter what their current physical and energetic state.