Posts Tagged: Balance

Scheduled: No Fooling: You Can Handstand

Do you think the idea of getting into handstand is a joke? Join Sage on April Fools’ Day to learn fun preparations for the pose based in yoga and Pilates. At the end of the hour, we will take a lighthearted approach to trying handstand at the wall. You need not want to get upside… Read more »

New! Core Strength for Real People: Balance in the Hips

The first of the month means a new video is live at Core Strength for Real People! Strengthen your hips front to back and side to side with this innovative, progressive sequence that builds to dancer pose and tree pose. Enjoy the preview above, and buy or rent the entire video at the Core Strength… Read more »

New! Core Strength for Real People: Dancer, Tree, Pigeon, Eagle

The first of the month means a new video is live at Core Strength for Real People! This one challenges your balance, then takes those shapes into dedicated core work. Enjoy the preview above, and buy or rent the entire video at the Core Strength for Real People page. Better yet, subscribe, and for less than the price… Read more »

New! Core Strength for Real People: Standing

The first of the month means a new video is live at Core Strength for Real People! This one challenges your core, glutes, and lower legs from a standing position. No mat needed—you may not even need to change your clothes, which means you can do this as a midday break. Enjoy the preview above, and buy or… Read more »

Watch: Yoga for Athletes Teachers’ Lounge: Balance Play

Day 4 of my 2016 Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive included a practice with some fun balance play. Balance is critical to athletic performance and athletic longevity—and so is a sense of humor. You’ll see what a good time we are having here! Balance is crucial for injury prevention in athletes and everyone. In this practice, recorded… Read more »

New! Core Strength for Real People: Tall Mountain

The first of the month means a new video is live at Core Strength for Real People! This one is fun. The tall mountain sequence challenges your balance, engages your core, and boosts your sense of humor. With practice, you’ll get more graceful. And you’ll improve your sense of where your body is in space, which… Read more »

Core Strength for Real People: It’s Not Easy!

I’ve been having such fun with the Core Strength for Real People brand! I’ve changed the title of my Wednesday noon class at Durham Yoga from Pilates to Core Strength for Real People, indicating the hybrid of yoga asana, Pilates exercises, and balance play we enjoy in class. And I’ve been loving every aspect of the Core Strength… Read more »

Watch: Yoga for Athletes Teachers’ Lounge: More Mat-Free Play

If you’ve done my Parking Lot Yoga sequences, you know you don’t need a mat to gain yoga’s benefits of strength, flexibility, focus, and balance. In my latest online yoga class for YogaVibes, we play with two short sequences that require no mat and yield big gains. In this online yoga class, filmed on the afternoon of… Read more »

Watch: Yoga for Athletic Conditioning

The latest video from this summer’s Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive will help you balance your body well for your sport training. In this online yoga class, filmed on Day 2 of Sage’s 2015 Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive, we practice yoga for athletic conditioning, building hip stability, lower-leg strength, core balance, and all along the… Read more »

Watch: Sequencing Intensive: Sweet and Spicy

The latest video from my Sequencing intensive is a combo of medium-spicy balance work and completely sweet restorative yoga. In this online yoga class, filmed during Day 5 of Sage’s Sequencing Yoga Classes from Welcome to Namaste, we warm up and move through two standing balance sequences, taking time to build slowly into each and… Read more »