Let’s be real—we all need more rest. This hourlong restorative yoga practice with me on @YogaVibes delivers just that with three deeply relaxing poses. You’ll begin in a supine position, utilizing a chair to elevate your legs and release tension in the psoas and lower back. This practice is the antidote for frazzled nerves, a tweaked back, or insomnia.
Posts Categorized: Training and Racing
If you’re a runner, you have likely faced at least one injury—the closer you push to your limits, the more inevitable injuries become. But they don’t have to derail your running. With a little foresight, you can make yourself more injury-resistant and improve your resilience when injuries do occur. Here comes a wonderful book to… Read more »
Registration is now open not only for my November weekend on theming yoga classes with Alexandra DeSiato but also for my January programs on yoga for athletes—all at the wonderful Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, MA. If you haven’t been to Kripalu, treat yourself. Perhaps you’ll read about it first in Taffy… Read more »
My newest video available at Yoga Vibes is a special treat for you: it’s restorative yoga! If you aren’t familiar with the practice, prepare to fall in love. It’s long holds of fully supported poses with the goal not to stretch but to let go completely. (If you find letting go tough, start off with… Read more »
Meet Cristina, the newest certified Sage Yoga for Athletes teacher. She offers classes and private lessons in Oakville, Ontario.
It’s always a treat to give podcast interviews, but it’s especially fun to do with a once-and-future student like Elicia, with whom I spoke for her Mindful Musings podcast. We discussed yoga as a means to mindful presence, and I hope you’ll enjoy listening! Click here for the podcast—we spoke on episode four. And find… Read more »
You’ll find an excerpt from Everyday Yoga up at Triathlete Magazine today. The site design is gorgeous and features the lovely art that Seth K. Hughes shot for the book. (However, the cover image, while pretty, isn’t part of the book.) Please click over and enjoy!
While you’re shopping online this week, I have some offers for you to consider. A Weekend Retreat Join me at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in the Berkshires January 4–6 for the eleventh annual Yoga for Athletes weekend. It’s suitable for all ages, all sports (including none), and all levels of yoga experience… Read more »
Heads up, all my friends who like yoga for athletes plus good conversations: here’s a podcast for you. CLUTCH, hosted by Joe Pace from Icewater Yoga. Joe was a collegiate pitcher and is a great conversationalist. I spoke to him about athletes’ ability to find comfort with discomfort and their/our need to find comfort with… Read more »
One of the most common yoga injuries is a tear to the high hamstring tendon. It feels like a pain in your bottom, just under your sitting bone. Ironically, this injury often feels like something that “better” hamstring stretching will dissolve away. Nothing could be further from the truth! It’s often a consequence of overstretching,… Read more »