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.
September 6, 2022
The story of warrior 2 is exciting! And like the story, there is a lot to unpack in warrior 2. Learn the story of, how to do, variations, and the anatomy, of warrior 2.
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 23, 2022
Do you clean your baseboards? I’m not much of a cleaner. I do what feels necessary: wipe down the spills from the night’s dinner off of the counters, spray cleaner on sticky spills, and hire someone else to do the rest 🤣 Let’s be real, those baseboards are so far away, and that’s why practicing deep squats like malasana is so important.
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 […]
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 […]