Posts Tagged: Hips

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: Abductors & Adductors

The first of the month means a new video is live at Core Strength for Real People! This one challenges your inner thighs (adductors) and outer hips (abductors) while asking your core to work as an anchor. Enjoy the preview above, and buy or rent the entire video at the Core Strength for Real People page. Better yet,… 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 »

New! Core Strength for Real People: Side Saddle

The first of the month means a new video is live at Core Strength for Real People! Here’s one of my favorite sequences—a unique challenge to your core and hips from a side-saddle start. 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… Read more »

New! Core Strength for Real People: Side Kicks & Bicycles

The first of the month means a new video is live at Core Strength for Real People! This one, a great complement to the several videos already available in the series, targets the glutes—the bane of many runners’ and cyclists’ existence. When these big, strong muscles aren’t working properly, you lose efficiency and invite problems… Read more »

Moon Salutations: Why, How

In my classes this week and in our 200-hour yoga teacher training this weekend, I led Moon Salutations. You’re familiar with Sun Salutations, which typically involve folding and lunging poses facing the front edge of the mat. The Moon Salutations I teach (and please know that there are dozens of other beautiful approaches to the concept) instead… 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: Moon Salutations

Moon Salutations offer a wonderful complement to sun salutations—they focus on side bending, put no weight on the hands, and work facing the long side of the mat, meaning they target the inner and outer lines of the hips in ways sun salutations can’t. You’ll find them in my Athlete’s Pocket Guide to Yoga, and now… Read more »

Read: Exclusive Excerpt from The Women’s Guide to Triathlon

Everyday Yoga isn’t my only new publication this summer; I contributed to The Women’s Guide to Triathlon, a fantastic compilation of essays covering all aspects of the sport. (It’s a great book for women and men; you can also read a chapter of mine in its companion volume, USA Triathlon’s Complete Triathlon Guide.) Here’s an excerpt from my chapter, “Alternative Exercises… Read more »