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.
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 16, 2022
Trying to reach that thing behind you, but can’t get it? Tight chest muscles are the culprit. Learn how to release them, reduce headaches, neck pain, and more.
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 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 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.
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.