Posts Tagged: Carrboro Yoga Company

Introducing Core Strength for Real People

I’m really bursting with excitement about this one: introducing my new video series, Core Strength for Real People! This will be an ongoing series with new content appearing regularly. To get you started, there are four doable routines and three mini-practices waiting for you. Each is ready to meet you where you are—all you need is… Read more »

Newly Certified: Stacy Sparlin

Meet Stacy Sparlin! Stacy is a gym teacher, a whitewater kayaker, and now, a certified Sage Yoga for Athletes teacher. We had the pleasure of her company in Carrboro all summer, as she completed the intensive version of our 500-hour Carolina Yoga Advanced Studies Teacher Training (next offered summer 2017). (Some of the content is… Read more »

Register: Professionalism for Movement Teachers

You may have seen Michelle Goldberg’s New York Magazine article “The Brutal Economics of Being a Yoga Teacher” in the last week. Interestingly, the story doesn’t get into an exploration of the actual numbers of what teachers are paid. A story by Helene Olen in Slate today asks, “Why Don’t More People Discuss Their Compensation?” Discussing these… Read more »

Watch: Yoga for Athletes Teachers’ Lounge: More Mat-Free Play

If you’ve done my Parking Lot Yoga sequences, you know you don’t need a mat to gain yoga’s benefits of strength, flexibility, focus, and balance. In my latest online yoga class for YogaVibes, we play with two short sequences that require no mat and yield big gains. In this online yoga class, filmed on the afternoon of… Read more »

Watch: Yoga for Athletes Teachers’ Lounge: Balance

My latest video to stream on YogaVibes comes from my Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive. Look how steady everyone is in tree pose! Watching the preview, I loved seeing my Swedish assistant Sara pass through the room. In this online yoga class, filmed on Day 1 of Sage’s 2015 Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive, we investigate balance—not just… Read more »

Watch: Yoga for Athletic Conditioning

The latest video from this summer’s Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive will help you balance your body well for your sport training. In this online yoga class, filmed on Day 2 of Sage’s 2015 Teaching Yoga to Athletes intensive, we practice yoga for athletic conditioning, building hip stability, lower-leg strength, core balance, and all along the… Read more »

Watch: Sequencing Intensive: Sweet and Spicy

The latest video from my Sequencing intensive is a combo of medium-spicy balance work and completely sweet restorative yoga. In this online yoga class, filmed during Day 5 of Sage’s Sequencing Yoga Classes from Welcome to Namaste, we warm up and move through two standing balance sequences, taking time to build slowly into each and… Read more »

Watch: Sequencing Intensive: Moon Salutations

Moon Salutations offer a wonderful complement to sun salutations—they focus on side bending, put no weight on the hands, and work facing the long side of the mat, meaning they target the inner and outer lines of the hips in ways sun salutations can’t. You’ll find them in my Athlete’s Pocket Guide to Yoga, and now… Read more »