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

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

A Challenge

Hi again! A lot of people in my classes these past few weeks have been feeling tired, sore, or working through moments of burn-out. I feel like I could go one of two ways here and recommend a slow, sinking, diving-into-chocolate-sauce restorative yoga series, or...something else. I have had the fairly unscientific privilege of trying [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Exercises, Goals, Health|Comments Off on A Challenge

When Stretching Becomes Yoga

You know the routine: warm up with a few shoulder rolls, maybe a jaunt on the foam roller, and then you KICK IT. Like, really get in there with that workout. Music is pumping, your legs are burning, sweat stinging your eyes, and if you can just do one more freaking pull-up, then...aaaaahhhhh. A couple [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Exercises, Health, Workouts|Comments Off on When Stretching Becomes Yoga