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Category: Yoga For Athletes

Natural Pain Relief Products-When Yoga Isn’t Enough

Back Pain Relief

Recently my husband hurt his back, and as he limped around someone sarcastically asked him, “what, the magic of yoga couldn’t fix you?” Well no Ian, it couldn’t, but thanks for your sincere and heartfelt concern.  When yoga isn’t enough, you need a little…

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Hello Youtube… Summer Porch Yoga has Arrived

My daughter Piper tells me that all the cool kids put their “content” on Youtube; and, we all know coolness is my lifelong goal, so I am uploading my free videos onto YouTube. You can find me wedged between “Crazy Nuttyass Honey Badger” and…

NEXT LEVEL VIDEOS- Yin Yoga Tribute

Enjoy this short, beginner friendly introduction to Yin Yoga.

NEXT LEVEL VIDEOS

They are finally here! The videos that I have long promised to my live classes are becoming a reality.  For those of you who take my classes, you know I change my theme and sequence each month. Sometime around the end of the month,…

YOGA FOR FIREFIGHTERS CLASS DETAILS

WHAT’S ALL THIS ABOUT? This class is beginner friendly and appropriate for all experience levels. It will be therapeutic yoga, designed to undo the damage done to the body either at work or just the stress of everyday living. Each class will have a…

Yoga For Firefighters, Shoulder Edition, Part 2

In part two of this Yoga for Firefighters, Shoulder Edition, we will cover a craze which appears to be sweeping the nation, labrum issues.  It seems like everyone has a piece of this particular action, just ask Kevin Love.  I cannot count the number of…

Yoga for Firefighters, Shoulder Edition: Part 1

We are working on getting a Yoga for Firefighters (and their families) class approved by the Firefighter’s Health Plan. The tenacious and dapper Lt. Joe Clark is spearheading this effort, but until that is off the ground, I wanted to address some of the…

All-Level Hatha Yoga Class

We are starting a new on-going yoga class which will be open to the public, here’s the 411… WHAT’S THIS? Hatha yoga is the name for the type of yoga generally practiced in the US. The word hatha translates to Sun and Moon, denoting…

Common Complaints: The Hip Flexors

One of the most common complaints I hear from athletes is that they have “tight hips.” On further review, I generally discover the culprit is the mystical hip flexor which is actually a group of muscles that allow the hip to flex and extend….

Meditation for Athletes.

Meditation?  Seriously? I know what you’re thinking, but yes, seriously I am going to talk about meditation for athletes. I consider myself to be a very practical person so my approach to yoga has always been from a real world perspective.  Meditation has always…

The Fast & the Flexible: Yoga for Runners. Part 3- Hips, Glutes and Low Back.

In this last installment of The Fast & the Flexible series, we have reached the part of the body that brings the majority of people to yoga class, the hips and low back. We will address the glutes as well, but I rarely get a new…

The Fast & the Flexible: Yoga for Runners. Part 2- Quads, Hamstrings & IT Band.

Moving up the leg, this second installment of the Fast & Flexible series focuses on the quads, hamstrings and IT band. These are the muscles of the legs that provide strength and stability. The power plants of the leg, if you will. As you…