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How To: Master the downward facing dog pose with Yogatic

In this tutorial, we learn how to master the downward facing dog pose. When you do this pose, you will be opening up your entire body. Start by centering yourself for a few moments and center yourself. Place your hands on your stomach and feel yourself deep breathe. Start to clear your mind and stop thinking about your problems and issues for the day. Stay in this seated position for several minutes before you come into downward facing dog. When you get into this position, feel yourself breat...

How To: Do a downward-facing dog pose yoga exercise variation

In this free video yoga lesson, you'll learn a popular variant on the downward-facing dog pose exercise. With yoga, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accidental injury. For more information, and to get started using this yoga exercise yourself, watch this handy home-fitness how-to.

How To: Do a downward-facing dog pose yoga exercise

In this free video yoga lesson, you'll learn an exercise to do a downward-facing dog pose yoga exercise. With yoga, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accidental injury. For more information, and to get started using this yoga exercise yourself, watch this handy home-fitness how-to.

Do an anti-aging yoga move: downward facing dog

In this tutorial, Jessica Cassity from Prevention Magazine guides us through how to do the downward-facing dog yoga position. This is a great anti-aging yoga move that also strengthens bones. This is a great move for anyone that is just beginning to do yoga. To get into position, get on all fours on a yoga mat on a flat and hard surface. Curl your toes under, and bend up pushing your head down and raising your stomach into the air. Firm your shoulder blades against your back and keep your hea...

How To: Do a yoga downward dog pose with pushup variations

In this video, Dina Prioste shows us how to do a yoga downward dog pose with pushup variations. Start off in a plank pose with your hands directly underneath your shoulders, then into the downward dog position. Inhale as you go into plank and exhale as you go into the downward dog position. Keep your elbows in line with your shoulders and don't lower your elbows more than 90 degrees. The next variation of this is to put your hands shoulder width apart in downward facing down and push up and d...

How To: Do the Downward Dog yoga pose

The Downward Dog is one of the most popular yoga poses, but it is often done wrong. In this fitness how to video, yoga instructor Deborah York teaches how to properly do the pose Downward Dog. Yoga help us both obtain physical balance and helps us in keeping balance in our lives. Watch this tutorial and you will learn how to gain strength and flexibility through yoga.

How To: Properly perform the triangle pose with Yogatic

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly perform the triangle pose. Start off on your hands and knees, then place your knees further back behind your hips. Next, bring your shoulders back and go into a downward facing dog position. From here, lift your arms away from the floor, then take a step forward with your right leg between your hands. Then, drop your left heel to the floor and place your right hand next to your right foot. Bring your right hip back and straighten the leg. The left hi...

How To: Write the Japanese character, "hito" meaning "human"

Writing the word “human” using Japanese characters or writing (also known as kanji) is deceptively easy. It can be completed in as little as two downward, curving strokes. Beginning from the top, draw a line downward, curving the direction of the pen or pencil slightly to the left as you go. Next, find the halfway point of the line you have just drawn. Once you have found the halfway point, draw a line from the halfway point downwards and curving slightly to the right. The end result will loo...

How To: Perform a HEENT exam (head, ears, eyes, nose & throat)

Most won't know what the acronym HEENT stand for, but if you're a medical student, doctor or nurse, you know that it stand for head, ears, eyes, nose and throat. To perform a HEENT examination properly, you must know all the steps and techniques to diagnose your patient. This video lesson will outline the examination procedure, from start to finish, and shows you general palpation techniques and examining the temporomandibular joint, superficial lymph nodes, thyroid gland, eyes, ears, nose, m...

How To: Lose weight using yoga with Tara Stiles

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose weight using yoga with Tara Stiles. Start off by stretching out your body, then go into a downward facing dog position. Now position yourself so that your hands are on the floor and your are bringing your leg in and out, while stretching it into the air and up against your body> do this again wit the other leg when you're done. Next, go into a warrior position and stretch your body on both sides. After this, stretch out your legs and bring them into diff...

How To: Create a party hairstyle for long hair in 5 minutes

My Fat Rocket Hairstyling ideas demonstrates this party hairstyle for long hair. Divide the hair into a few section before beginning. Pull a curling iron through the hair strand in a downward twisting motion. Move the curler through the hair slowly so the hair curls up at the ends. Using the right motion, a hair straightener can also be used to create the curls. Some strands of hair may need to be processed more than once. Use hairspray to secure the look. For a more sophisticated look, after...

How To: Insert a Tampon Like an Adult

Inserting a tampon is a rite of passage for every teenage girl, so it's important to know how to insert a tampon the right way. It could seem tricky at first, but after trying several times, tampon insertion becomes as easy as putting on a glove. It just takes practice, & this video will show you the animated process. The key is to RELAX! Worrying about it may make you tense, making insertion even harder.

How To: Do the splits with Tara Stiles

Tara Stiles teaches us how to do the splits in this tutorial. Remember not to do this all at once, stretch out your body first. To start, come into a downward dog position while bending the knees and straightening them and deep breathing. Now, bring a foot to the front and keep in this position until flexing the foot while sitting back near the other foot. Lean forward over your front leg, then repeat on the other side of the body. Come back into a downward dog, then do lunges to open up the ...

How To: Raise your metablism with yoga power poses

In this video, we learn how to raise your metabolism with yoga power poses. The style and level that you do while doing yoga poses can help you burn a lot of calories and sweat. You will work the larger muscles of your body, which will speed up your metabolism and help you burn calories all day long. You can start off with a downward facing dog position, then raising your back foot into the air and bringing it into the chest, switching between each leg. Doing these different yoga exercises ca...

How To: Fill a handheld butane torch with fuel

Jill Erickson of Art Jewelry Magazine demonstrates how to fill a handheld butane torch with fuel. You can purchase butane fuel at a grocery store or at a hardware store. First, uncap the butane fuel can and hold your butane torch upside down. There will be a small opening valve where you will vertically insert the top of the butane fuel can nozzle. Make sure the components are aligned straight up and down. Then, use direct downward pressure to get the fuel into the torch. The fuel can will hi...

How To: Perform the "arm stall wrap" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "sword and shield" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "laceration slack bind" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "hyper pendulum" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "drop in the bucket" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "static flow" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "butterflies" yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Perform the "folding" chopstick yo-yo trick

If you're confused in life and completely bored, then it's probably about time you picked up a yo-yo. A yo-yo is a toy that consists of a pair of jointed discs with a large, deep groove between them, where a string is attached and wound, that can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds.

How To: Do the ab twist to tone the obliques

The truth is, it's not about how many repititions of an exercise you do; it's about how well you hold the form and what kind of exercise you do. Heck, you could probably do 1,000 sit ups a day and still have some extra flab on your belly. That's because sit ups only tone the upper portion of your core, making the rest liable to grow chub.

How To: Draw a pot leaf cartoon character

This video demonstrates how to draw a pot leaf cartoon character. Begin with the eyes. Draw two circles side by side. Draw a slightly curved line in the center of each of the circles. This creates the upper lid. Draw a small half circle on the right side below the lid and then a small half circle in the center of that half circle. Fill in the larger half circles. This creates the iris and pupil. To finish the eye, draw a curved accent line in the white part below the lid. Create a simple nose...

How To: Style long hair half up and half down with a twist

Julia, AKA Hairbeauty4you, gives detailed instructions on how to do a quick half up-do with a twist in under 10 minutes. She notes that this style is best for medium to long length hair. Julia starts with straight hair, then sections off the top part and clips temporarily. She then separates another section on either side of the top part- from the ear to the clipped section- and pulls it back into a high pony tail and repeats identically on the other side, securing each with clear rubber band...

How To: Use sidechain autofilter effects in Ableton

Open your program to a new live set. By using three keys (in Ableton Live), Command (Ctrl), Shift and t, you can create a short cut. Create two new midi tracks making one for (side chain) bass and one for (side chain) kick. To rename a track choose the two keys Command (Ctrl) and r. Next, you can load up the presets, located on the side bar list, one a bass, and, then a basic kick drum by opening up impulse, electronics and Tremor 1994. Now create a couple of patterns. To do this go an empty ...

How To: Shave like a gentleman

Get all of the objects you use for your shave. Make sure your razor is sharp. Your daily shave should be a delight and not a chore. Start by washing your face with hot water. The hot water opens up your pours allowing your beard bristles so be pushed out. Message a pre-shave product into your face. This helps soften your beard. With a brush lather up your face paint brush style not in circular motions. The lather should be a nice thin even coat. This will help keep pores from closing. Shave y...

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