Lizette Pompa

Mexican born yoga teacher that is living in Uppsala, Sweden. Co-founder of Yogateket and Hot Yoga Uppsala. I am passionate about yoga, movement and keeping my mind and body healthy by practicing that.

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Quads / Quadriceps Femoris and Yoga

Anatomy of the Quadriceps - Essential yoga body partsYour quadriceps femoris is one of the largest muscles in your body and it's one of my favorites too. This familiar muscle is located on the front of the thigh, and it conducts most of our knee movements together with the hamstrings. The...
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Lats / Latissimus Dorsi Pain and Yoga

 Essential Yoga Body PartsLatissimus DorsiThe Latissimus dorsi, which is located in the back, is one of the widest muscles in the body. It has a large, triangular shape and works when you do exercises such as swimming and pull-ups. The latissimus dorsi is also one of the muscles that help you...
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Understanding Manipura Chakra

Get to know our third chakra the ManipuraI taught a Manipura Chakra class last Sunday. It's something I do twice a year, focusing on a different chakra per class.So whether you know something or nothing at all about chakras, I thought about sharing some aspects of the Manipura (Solar Plexus)...
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Hip Flexor / Psoas and Yoga

Introduction to psoas and yoga“Psoas” is Greek for “muscle of loin.” The psoas consists of three muscles, namely:The psoas majorThe psoas minor, and The iliacusThe psoas major is the largest of these muscles, and the psoas minor is the smallest. Interestingly, around half the...
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Glutes and Yoga

Glutes Anatomy The glutes are located behind the pelvic girdle and consist of three layers of muscle, namely the gluteus medius, the gluteus maximus, and the gluteus minimus. Gluteus MediusThe gluteus medius is the primary stepping muscle and is located under the gluteus maximus. This...
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