Posts Categorized: Yoga

Excerpt: Anti-Aging Health Benefits of Yoga

If you’ve ordered your copy of Lifelong Yoga and are waiting for it to arrive—or if you need a reminder to order it—take a look at this excerpt from the book, over at Yoga Journal. Along with the smile lines and gray hair, aging brings changes that are harder to see but very easy to feel, especially… Read more »

Pub Day: LIFELONG YOGA

Today’s the official release date for Lifelong Yoga. While it’s my seventh book, it also marks some important firsts—it’s my first book cowritten with my longtime assistant, Alexandra DeSiato, my first book to be published by North Atlantic Books, and the first to feature my husband, Wes, as a model. (He’s joined by two other lovely… Read more »

Sage Advice: Medical Emergencies in Class

The first article I ever wrote for Yoga Journal gives advice to yoga teachers about how to deal with medical emergencies in class. Despite every studio’s and teacher’s efforts to create a safe environment, such medical emergencies do happen in yoga classes, as a result of either an acute injury or an underlying condition. Knowing… Read more »

New: Core Strength for Real People: Pinup Warmup

Want to move over the long weekend without having to stand up? Here’s a preview of my new Pinup Warmup sequence, which focuses on mobilization through the shoulders and spine and activation of the muscles that move the joints in the upper body. As a bonus, you’ll get to hold several poses with your hand… Read more »

Not Too Late for Summer Intensives

Today feels like the first day of summer proper, as the first weekday with the kids out of school. If your summer isn’t booked down to the last minute, there’s still time to join me at one or more of these upcoming intensives: Yoga for Athletes: Balance, Strength, Flexibility, and Focus 1440 Multiversity, Scotts Valley,… Read more »

Newly Certified: Kirsten Larson

Meet Kirsten Larson, one of the newest certified Sage Yoga for Athletes teachers. This beauty lives on the eastern side of the Research Triangle, but we’ll get to see lots of her at Carrboro Yoga as she moves through our teacher training. She’s already a wonderful teacher, though. Her classes are inclusive, clear, and calming,… Read more »

Newly Certified: Tracey Turner-Keyser

Meet Tracey Turner-Keyser, one of the newest certified Sage Yoga for Athletes teachers! In addition to being a wonderful yoga teacher, Tracey is also a high school running coach and a wonderful family therapist—this is a triple whammy of goodness in helping people feel balanced, connected, and capable of peak performance. Tracey is not only… Read more »

Listen: Fit Bottomed Girls Podcast

I had a really fun chat with Fit Bottomed Girls for their podcast, and I especially appreciated the opportunity to shout out one of my favorite songs, “Both” by Gucci Mane and Drake, and one of my favorite writers, Tana French. You can hear the whole thing here! The FBGs do an especially lovely job of promoting… Read more »

New: Core Strength for Real People: Stretch Your Front

The first of this odd-numbered month means a new video is up at Core Strength for Real People. This one is not for core strength, but for core release. If you get enthusiastic about ab exercises, you can get too tight across the front of your body, putting extra pressure on your back. The stretches… Read more »