Posts Categorized: Media

New! Core Strength for Real People: Get on Your Feet

You may have heard of the 2012 study that says your ability to stand up from the floor can predict your mortality from any cause. All the more reason to practice! Playing with the transition from the floor to standing is also a good way to challenge your core strength and improve your balance. The… Read more »

Read: Yoga for Athletes Is Not Athletic Yoga

Yoga on the track

I wrote a post for the Kripalu blog outlining my approach to yoga for athletes. It’s summed up in the title: it’s not athletic yoga! Instead, it’s yoga to complement what we do in training. To put it succinctly, yoga for athletes is not necessarily athletic yoga. It certainly can be: At various points in… Read more »

Read: Granola Recipe for Athletes (and Everyone)

I really fell in love with granola at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, and I still eat it every morning every day I’m there, and most days at home. Yoga Journal asked for my recipe, which appeared in their September issue. It’s online now—check it out. My love of granola started nine years… Read more »

Watch: Strengthen Your Hips

My latest yoga video to stream at Yoga Vibes is Strengthen Your Hips. In this short sequence, we use moves from yoga and Pilates designed to strengthen the glutes, hamstrings, outer hips, and inner thighs. This quick class can be practiced alone or in combination with Yin for Happy Hips for a complete, hip-focused practice…. Read more »

Watch: Yin Yoga for Happy Hips

My latest yoga video to stream at Yoga Vibes is Yin Yoga for Happy Hips. In yin yoga, we hold poses for a long time in order to target the connective tissues in the body. This short sequence works the hips in every direction. Watch the full video at Yoga Vibes. You’ll also find over… Read more »

Content Role Model: Jenni Tarma

Last month, I launched the Content Workshop, a workbook course for movement teachers. (Read all about it here, and use the code SRWORKSHOP to save $10 on it or on the package of the Content Workshop and the Movement Workshop through May 31.) As I developed the course, I ran it past my most trusted… Read more »

Content Role Model: Alison Heilig

Last month, I launched the Content Workshop, a workbook course for movement teachers. (Read all about it here, and use the code SRWORKSHOP to save $10 on it or on the package of the Content Workshop and the Movement Workshop through May 31.) As I developed the course, I ran it past my most trusted… Read more »

Last Few Slots: Core Strength for Real People, May 19–20

We have just a few spots left in this weekend’s Core Strength for Real People workshop at Carrboro Yoga. Join for both Saturday and Sunday, or for just Saturday morning and/or afternoon. Don’t worry—it won’t be 3–12 hours of core work. We’ll also cover the context of why, how, and when to do core exercises, as… Read more »

Content Role Model: Terry Cockburn

Last month, I launched the Content Workshop, a workbook course for movement teachers. (Read all about it here, and use the code SRWORKSHOP to save $10 on it or on the package of the Content Workshop and the Movement Workshop through May 31.) As I developed the course, I ran it past my most trusted… Read more »