Article Tag - "Orla Crosse"

SPD During Pregnancy – Our 5 Tips!

SPD During Pregnancy – Our 5 Tips!

Throughout your pregnancy or after birth, you may have experienced SPD aka Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction – A common disorder of the pelvis caused by the body’s inability to adapt to the stretching and loosening of ligaments caused by a hormone which is ultimately designed to support your baby’s gentle growth.

However, some women face difficulty when the joints in the pelvis move unevenly or there has been a change in the way the pelvic joint functions during pregnancy, triggering which experts believe more than 25% of women suffer with, though many remain undiagnosed, SPD.… Read more

Posted on February 5, 2019

How Yoga Works, A Physiotherapist’s Perspective

Yoga is a lot more than an exercise trend for the flexible of wallet and time, as physiotherapist and yoga teacher Orla Crosse explains. As a form of exercise, she believes in it and explains exactly how it works.

Maybe you’ve attended your first few yoga classes this year. Maybe you’ve been in on the secrets for months or years. Perhaps you’re interested in your health and are intrigued to learn more from a Chartered Physiotherapist.… Read more

Posted on October 27, 2017

Mum & Baby Yoga Teacher Training Team

Mum & Baby Yoga Teacher Training Team

We are delighted to announce that Orla Crosse will be joining the teaching team for our Mum & Baby Teacher Training course.

As both a yoga teacher and Chartered Physiotherapist, Orla’s knowledge of normal and abnormal movement patterns will ensure you will learn how to observe, identify, adjust, suggest pre-poses for and correct all of your students.

About Orla Crosse

Orla, an experienced Sports Physiotherapist is the founder and lead yoga instructor at Performance Yoga.… Read more

Posted on October 26, 2017

Yoga For Strong Shoulders – Orla Crosse

Orla Crosse is a chartered physiotherapist and yoga instructor who teaches on our 300-hour advanced yoga teacher training course.

Here’s a short video of Orla discussing the shoulders from a yoga and physiotherapy perspective.


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Posted on October 24, 2017

Exercises To Show The Link Between The Spine & The Core

Exercises To Show The Link Between The Spine & The Core

The Spine and the core muscles are interlinked. It’s impossible to do something with one, without affecting the other.

At a very basic level, our ability to train and encourage motor function of these two places requires our control of mobilising and stabilising the axial skeleton.

Knee Fold

The first exercise Knee Fold encourages the muscles of the natural corset of the body to anticipate the load of a single, and then a double leg being lifted from the floor.… Read more

Posted on October 24, 2017

2 Simple Exercises to Demonstrate Optimal Scapular Alignment

2 Simple Exercises to Demonstrate Optimal Scapular Alignment

What exactly are the proper cues for the shoulders in Downward Facing Dog? Hearing all the different cues in classes just makes it more confusing.

In this vide, Susan goes through two simple exercises to demonstrate optimal scapular alignment, in two different arm positions.

Knowing these may assist in understanding more ease-full transitions in vinyasa and safer guidelines for students in some very common yoga asana.

Susan Church & Orla Crosse discuss this & more in their Advanced Yoga for Shoulders and Arm Balances module of our 300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training course.Read more

Posted on October 23, 2017