A Yoga Sequence for Lower Back Pain/Tightness

A lot of people begin their yoga journey in the search to alleviate back pain. There is a lot of interesting research out there that correlates yoga with better pain relief than actual pain relievers. (See one of many articles: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-pain-back-yoga/yoga-as-good-for-low-back-pain-as-physical-therapy-idUSKBN19A2Z1)  Of course I love this, but see for yourself! This sequence is short and [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|Exercises, Health, Movement, yoga|Comments Off on A Yoga Sequence for Lower Back Pain/Tightness

Balancing Work

We simply cannot practice balance enough. We crave balance at work, in our personal lives, as our bodies change and age, or as we recover from injury or trauma. It is a practice, though. I have been known to throw stink eye at people to say silly things like, “I can’t balance,” or, “I can’t [...]

By | June 14th, 2018|Health, Uncategorized, yoga|Comments Off on Balancing Work

Stretching Love for Creaky Hips

Is it a problem if my hips can predict the weather? Not sure, but they seem to be more accurate than any meteorologist in Denver… Weather (HA! Get it!?) you’re a runner, a boot camp junkie, a yogi, hiker, whatever, hips need love. Just so much love. Today’s flow is a 5-8 minute series for [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|Health, yoga|Comments Off on Stretching Love for Creaky Hips

Meditations for Working Out

When you exercise, do you find yourself rummaging through your playlists just to find ANYTHING that could put you in the mood to move? Do you flip through the channels on the treadmill or at home, hoping to distract yourself from the pain/boredom/challenge that your workout demands? We are so very good at choosing something [...]

By | April 12th, 2018|Activities, Health, meditation, Mind, Sports, strength training, Workouts, yoga|Comments Off on Meditations for Working Out

Yoga: Energy through Movement

One word: HOLIDAYS. It’s not just the abundance of glorious foods (read: butter), or even the fountains of wine and rivers of beer (read: family). I adore the Monday after said holiday because I adore structure. Right? Or maybe it’s just returning to a sense of trust in my body’s communication. Here’s a little yoga [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Exercises, Health, Holiday, yoga|Comments Off on Yoga: Energy through Movement