Posts Tagged: Yoga for Athletes

Watch: Live Stream of Yoga for Athletic Balance, Free 10/2

Brave new world that has live streaming in it! Starting Monday, October 2, my Yoga for Athletic Balance class at Carrboro Yoga Company will be available for you to follow along in real time wherever you have an Internet connection. These classes will join the almost 100 videos I already have available at YogaVibes.com, and… 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 »

Scheduled: Teaching Yoga to Athletes Intensive in North Carolina

The hometown version of my five-day intensive on teaching yoga to athletes will be Monday–Friday, July 17–21, this year. (You can also catch it at the 1440 Multiversity in Scotts Valley, California, Sunday–Friday, June 18–23, and online anytime at Sage Yoga Teacher Training.) This is always a highlight of my teaching schedule—not only do I… Read more »

Scheduled: Another Mother Runner Retreat, Spokane

One of my favorite trips in 2015—a year when I traveled a lot—was to the first-ever Another Mother Runner Retreat, organized by Sarah Bowen Shea, Dimity McDowell, and their incredible crew in Little Rock, Arkansas. For evidence of how fun it was, enjoy the video below. Now that you’re excited: come to Spokane! We will have an… Read more »

Scheduled: Outessa Women’s Summit

Women: let’s enjoy the outdoors together as we overlook Lake Tahoe in August! I’ll be teaching yoga at the inaugural REI Outessa Summit, a three-day event chock full of incredible views, company, and instruction. Each day I’ll lead a morning wake-up class, a midday workshop (Core Strength for Real People, Building Better Balance, Yoga for Athletic Recovery), and… Read more »

Watch: Everyday Yoga Short Practices: Flexibility, Mobility, and Relaxation

Here are three more short videos, companions to the short practices in Everyday Yoga. These are focused on flexibility, mobility, and relaxation, and they make good alternate-day practices to pepper among the strength practices that posted last week. Upper-Body Flexibility and Mobility Lower-Body Flexibility and Mobility Relaxation and Recovery Watch the full-length videos—and dozens more from… Read more »

Sage Advice: Quelling Pre-Competition Nerves

View image | gettyimages.com A young hammer thrower wrote me wondering how meditation might help him feel focused and relaxed before his meets. Here’s my answer. First thing I’d say is that some of what sports psychologists would call “arousal”—the anxiety and nervous feeling you have before a meet—is a good thing. It keeps you alert… Read more »