Posts Categorized: Coaching

Read: 4 Yoga Tricks to Steal for Running

You’ll find another excerpt from The Runner’s Guide to Yoga at Yoga Journal. This one is about yoga to do during your run. Doing yoga during a run doesn’t have to mean stopping to strike a pose mid-stride. While the strength, flexibility, and balance you gain from the physical postures are all deployed as you move, you can also… Read more »

Listen: “Meet the Moment,” Wanderlust Speakeasy

In 2015, I gave a talk at Wanderlust Snowshoe in the Speakeasy—the festival’s version of a TED Talk. I was so nervous! While I’m no stranger to public speaking, this was next-level stress. Instead of the yoga or meditation teaching I’m used to doing, I was talking philosophically about lessons I’ve learned in life. The talk was… Read more »

Scheduled: USA Triathlon Art and Science of Coaching Conference

USA Triathlon puts a lot of care and thought into its coaching education programs, and the flagship is the biannual Art and Science of Coaching Conference. The 2016 edition will be held at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center downtown in Atlanta, Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22. Once again, I’m pleased to… Read more »

Read: Match Your Practice to Your Season

Periodizing your yoga practice is especially important as you age—it takes us masters athletes longer to recover between hard workouts. Here’s an overview I wrote for Yoga for Aging Athletes. If you compete in a sport, your training follows a cycle that should build in progressive stages to your peak competitions, then allow for downtime before… Read more »

Sage Advice: What Changed?

Like many yoga teachers, often I find students asking me questions after class about ways to relieve a pain that’s newly emerged. In general, I shy away from answering such questions—I’m not that kind of doctor, but if you need a literary text critically analyzed, let me know—and I encourage my teacher trainees to acknowledge… 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 »