Never Fear

A central paradox of my career is the name of what I do: teaching yoga for athletes. It’s really just yoga, presented in ways that complement what athletes do, and that also work for most folks with tight hips and shoulders (read: Westerners). It’s not, as the name might imply, athletic yoga. Athletes get their workouts in, well, their workouts, so their needs from a studio class differ. My experience as a coach and athlete myself certainly informs my teaching, but ultimately, it’s yoga.

One of our good, long-term students at the studio came in to my class last week for the first time, and I was happy to read her take on the class. Like many people, she’d been avoiding it out of an expectation that it would be a tough, athletic practice, and because she hesitated to self-identify as an athlete. If that sounds like you, never fear. I invite you to join me: Mondays at 6 p.m., Thursdays at 5:45 p.m. If you aren’t nearby, stream a class on YogaVibes.

2 Responses to “Never Fear”

  1. Victory is Finishing says:

    Read your yoga post for runnersworld which was just emailed out. Would you mind if I share it with our readers at ViF Victory is Finishing.
    Feel free to check us out and share any of your great articles or tips!

  2. Sage says:

    Brian (and anyone), I'm always happy for reposting with proper credit and links back. Not sure about Runner's World's policy, but linking always works! Thanks for your interest.

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