January 10, 2023
Looking to get or upgrade your yoga mat, but not sure what to get? Discover the best yoga mats for every budget and style of yoga, and find the best mat for you.
December 6, 2022
Sometimes backbends feel like you grew 3 inches taller. Other times it feels like you snapped your back in half. And then are the situations where you might not be cautioned against doing them. Enter in: Cobra pose (aka Bhujangasana). It‘s a gentle backbend accessible everyone that leaves you standing straighter, taller, and more confident.
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 18, 2022
Wanna know why gate pose should be in your daily movement? Because it’s a sweet side bend that stretches all the right places, and you can get a glute burn to set a spicy fire in the bottom 🍑. Did you know Gate pose (parighasana) has so many options? (I’ll get to the details below) […]
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 20, 2022
Plank pose is a great way to work the core, but do you know why you should engage your inner thighs and turn the eyes of the elbows forward in the pose? Discover how to do the pose, modifications for all ability levels, and some all-important anatomy of plank pose, aka phalakasana.
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 9, 2022
Pop quiz: what’s the safest way to stretch your hamstrings? I’ll give you 3 Clues: It’s not a standing pose It’s safe for those with herniated discs You can do variations of this pose standing, seated, and probably kneeling (if you’re talented 😜) Did the blog photo give the answer away? You’re smart. You knew […]
July 26, 2022
Puppy pose is one of those poses I roll out of bed, on to the floor, and into, with my eyes partially open and crusty. Can you hear the subtle popping of my back? It feels sooooo good 🤤. How do you make it feel even better for you? Keep reading to find out!
July 12, 2022
It's simple. It’s boring. But I love to make it dance! Tree pose shouldn’t be overlooked, but even I get complacent when practicing Vrksasana (Vrikhsasana). Learn how to modify the pose for your practice as well as how to advance the pose when you’re needing more of a challenge.
June 28, 2022
Side angle pose (Parsvakonasana or Utthita Parsvakonasana) is a great standing to build leg strength and stretch the side body. Learn how to modify the pose for your practice as well as how to advance the pose when you’re needing more of a challenge.