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 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 […]
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 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.
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.