In this post for Active Yogi, I describe two useful stretches for throwing and serving: To apply power in sports, you need the right range of motion. Without flexibility across (and just beyond) the entire movement range, you’ll fall short of your full potential for power output. In a joint interview we did, I recently heard… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Active Yogi
My latest for Yoga Journal’s Active Yogi: Breathing for Swimmers. Learn how to get comfortable with swimming’s breath patterns on dry land, and you’ll be much more comfortable in the water.
If you find Cow-Face Pose challenging because of stiff hips, try it on your back. I explain in my latest post for the Active Yogi blog at Yoga Journal.
My latest for Active Yogi, my blog at Yoga Journal, is about finding the flow state. It’s a continuation of the series on training your focus. Please click over and have a look and a Like!
My latest post for Active Yogi at Yoga Journal describes climbing Old Baldy, the lighthouse on Bald Head Island with rickety steps, dark landings, and a trap door to the top. Intention, form, and breath got me up, along with some goading from my kids.
My latest piece for Yoga Journal’s Active Yogi blog details a variation on pigeon that’s helpful for folks with tight hips and bum knees. We’ve been enjoying it in class lately, and you can see it as part of the “Christina’s World” set of hip stretches at YogaVibes.
My latest on the Active Yogi blog at Yoga Journal is a revisitation of the Mt. Mitchell Challenge from a yoga perspective. Please enjoy!
My latest piece for Yoga Journal describes the ways yoga shines light on our movement patterns.
When you focus on stretching your hamstrings—something I hope you do, if they are tight—be sure to think globally. The outer and inner edges of the backs of the thigh need attention, too, as I explain in my latest post for my Yoga Journal blog, Active Yogi.
Greetings from the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Rest, where I am leading an intensive on teaching yoga to athletes. Yesterday, we talked about progressive overload—the proper application of stress and rest. And fittingly, that’s the topic for the latest blog post at Active Yogi at Yoga Journal. Please check it out.