Posts By: Sage

Watch: Yoga for Athletic Balance, with Wall Work

As the beta of my Yoga for Athletic Balance class live stream continues, we’ve nailed down the sound with a nice new mic. Classes are archived at YogaVibes. Last week’s class is an especially good one for the late season and the holidays. You’ll need a little wall space or a chair or clear coffee… Read more »

Read: 4 Yoga Tricks to Steal for Running

You’ll find another excerpt from The Runner’s Guide to Yoga at Yoga Journal. This one is about yoga to do during your run. Doing yoga during a run doesn’t have to mean stopping to strike a pose mid-stride. While the strength, flexibility, and balance you gain from the physical postures are all deployed as you move, you can also… Read more »

Read and Watch: A Dynamic Yoga Warm-Up to Prime Your Muscles for a Run

The second edition of The Runner’s Guide to Yoga is now available! It features updated photographs in addition to the originals, all of which depict real (and some really fast) runners in realistic expressions of poses real athletes can conceivably do and benefit from doing. You can order your paper copy today at Amazon and get an Amazon Kindle copy, too…. Read more »

Newly Certified: Kelsey Hood

Meet Kelsey Hood, one of the newest certified Sage Yoga for Athletes teachers. Kelsey grew up in Iowa and played soccer at the University of Minnesota, then professionally for five years. She lives in Grimstad, Norway, now, where she is the premier specialist in yoga for athletes. Kelsey’s experience at every level of sport makes… Read more »

Hillsborough Spa and Day Retreat First Anniversary Party

Join me, my business partner Lies, spa director Dara, and the wonderful staff of the Hillsborough Spa and Day Retreat at our first anniversary party! We’ll be open Sunday, October 29, 2:00–5:00 p.m., with cake and some really wonderful giveaways. If you’re a spa regular, this gives us a chance to say thank you. If you… Read more »

Taking the Bull by the Horns: E-Mail Newsletter

I’ve long found prepping and sending e-mail newsletters for sagerountree.com, Carolina Yoga Company, Hillsborough Spa and Day Retreat, and Carolina Massage Institute to be the roughest part of my workday. I have to drag myself kicking and screaming to the computer, and I hem and haw before finally getting each newsletter sent. But as we… Read more »

The Toughest Part of Yoga Teacher Training

We’re in our eleventh round of 200-hour yoga teacher training at Carolina Yoga Company. (Join us for the twelfth! Or go deeper with our 500-hour advanced studios yoga teacher training!) As usual, we have a lovely crew of earnest students who anticipate a journey of self-discovery and growth that will be difficult at times. But… Read more »