Posts Categorized: Training and Racing

Scheduled: The Living Stage Spokane Revitalizing Yoga

As part of my teaching at the Another Mother Runner Retreat in Spokane, Washington, next weekend, I’ll be presenting a short (only 30 minutes!), doable (really, by anyone!) revitalizing yoga session. The retreatgoers will be recovering from that morning’s Happy Girls races—a 5K, 10K, and half marathon. Consequently, the session will be accessible to anyone. I’ll talk about… 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 »

Scheduled: Another Mother Runner Retreat, Spokane

One of my favorite trips in 2015—a year when I traveled a lot—was to the first-ever Another Mother Runner Retreat, organized by Sarah Bowen Shea, Dimity McDowell, and their incredible crew in Little Rock, Arkansas. For evidence of how fun it was, enjoy the video below. Now that you’re excited: come to Spokane! We will have an… Read more »

Scheduled: Outessa Women’s Summit

Women: let’s enjoy the outdoors together as we overlook Lake Tahoe in August! I’ll be teaching yoga at the inaugural REI Outessa Summit, a three-day event chock full of incredible views, company, and instruction. Each day I’ll lead a morning wake-up class, a midday workshop (Core Strength for Real People, Building Better Balance, Yoga for Athletic Recovery), and… Read more »

Listen: Yogahealer Podcast Interview

I had a fun chat with Cate from yogahealer.com about balance and yoga for athletes. You can listen to it here. Topics include: Balance Which sports increase Dharana vs. Diyana Sthira and Sukha in designing your exercise Are endurance athletes overdoing it? How to optimize your recovery time and prevent injury The 70% rule with… Read more »

Read: Consistency and Variety

At Yoga for Aging Athletes, I’ve just posted some thoughts on the importance of consistency and variety. As we age and grow more set in our ways, it’s easy to depend on habits and avoid new things—to value consistency over variety. But variety helps us continue to grow; it prompts our brains to stay engaged and plastic. This… Read more »