Yoga for All Athletes

Saturday May 03, 2014 @ 1:30 pm–3:30 pm at Dancing Dogs Yoga

Yoga For AthletesIn this workshop appropriate for all levels of yoga and athletic experience, you’ll learn poses to increase flexibility, especially in the hips and legs; spend some time cultivating sport-specific core strength and playing with balance; and examine yoga as mental training, learning how incorporating this ancient approach can make you a better athlete. No matter what your sport is, you’ll leave with practical ways to incorporate yoga in your training to increase your flexibility, core strength, stability, and physical and mental endurance, while lowering your recovery time and risk of injury. All levels welcome, including beginners.

Sage Rountree is an internationally recognized authority in yoga for athletes and an endurance sports coach specializing in athletic recovery. Sage’s books include The Athlete’s Guide to Yoga, The Runner’s Guide to Yoga, and Racing Wisely, and she writes on sports for Yoga Journal and on yoga for Runner’s World. Her classes, training plans, videos, books, and articles make yoga and endurance exercise accessible to everyone. Her students include casual athletes, Olympians, NBA and NFL players, and many University of North Carolina athletes and coaches. Sage competes in running races from the 400m to the ultramarathon and triathlons from the super sprint to the Ironman. She holds coaching certifications from USA Triathlon and the Road Runners Club of America. Sage lives with her husband and daughters in Chapel Hill, NC, and co-owns the Carrboro Yoga Company and the Durham Yoga Company.

$30; register here

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