November 1, 2022
Do you stretch before you work out? Take 3 yoga classes per week? But you still can’t touch your toes? Try these 4 different techniques to reset your brain and body and make actual gains in your flexibility and mobility.
October 4, 2022
How to do savasana (physically) is simple. But when you get down to the essence of Savasana you’ll discover it’s a hard pose (some say the hardest pose), but one thing makes it easier: set yourself up correctly. Both physically and mentally - in turn - you set yourself up for success.
September 13, 2022
When you can feel your heart beating in your throat, the sweat begins to bead on your hands, and the list of things you need to do as an uncontrollable cyclone in your head, there are these 8 scientifically proven ways to help you relieve your anxiety and regain control of your life.
August 30, 2022
You can live weeks without food. Days without water. But at 7 min without breath, your life will cease to exist. Breathing is essential, and it’s automatic. We put very little, if any thought, in how we do it or what’s going on while we do it. If it’s automatic, why should I care if I’m doing it right!? In a single breath, the way you breathe can tell your body and brain that you’re in trouble, or that you're safe.
August 2, 2022
I’m sitting at my keyboard, shoulders sore from being lifted for so long. With my left hand, I squeeze and massage my right shoulder, which slowly softens away from my ear. As I release my hands down to my keyboard, I realize NOW, my LEFT shoulder is sore from all the squeezing. 🙄 Do I […]
July 19, 2022
You’ve been sitting at your desk for 3 hours straight. Your neck starts to hurt so you tilt your head to one side, then the other. You give the muscles of your neck a squeeze only for a moment of relief, then bam! That achy pain comes back. Tight muscles are not the only reason why your neck might be sore, they might actually need to be strengthened.
July 5, 2022
Feeling slumpy at the end of the day? Door Cactus is one simple stretch you can do to correct text neck (tech neck/forward head), relieve neck and shoulder pain, as well as reduce tension headaches and migraines.
June 21, 2022
Mindful breathing is a simple practice you can do anywhere to help increase your overall joy and decrease anxiety, depression, and chronic pain.
June 14, 2022
Bridge pose, on the surface, seems like an “easy” pose. Early on in a yoga practice you may not think much of it, but as you practice it more and more you’ll see the subtleties that make this pose great for so many reasons. It can be adapted to many situations (and conditions) and it can be used for both a workout and a stretch.
June 7, 2022
We’ve all had a sore neck. We stretch and move, but sometimes we get no relief. Learn how mindful neck stretching can help you relieve neck pain, neck stiffness, headaches, and migraines.
May 24, 2022
Improve your posture, relieve tension headaches and migraines, with this easy exercise you can do at home. It helps strengthen your lower and middle traps and allows your shoulders to naturally move away from your ears.
May 10, 2022
Wall clocks are an excellent way to stretch the entire front side of the upper body. It can help improve posture and reduce shoulder and neck pain.