Posts Tagged: Knees

Scheduled: Happy Hips and Knees Webinar

If you have hips or knees, and especially if they sometimes hurt, you’ll want to join me for this webinar hosted by USA Triathlon. If you can’t make the live event, sign up and you’ll receive the recording within minutes of the presentation’s close. And feel free to comment with any questions you have about… Read more »

Active Yogi: Stand to Sit

My latest Active Yogi post explores the opposite of the tough sit-to-stand exercise we covered a few months ago. The converse of the tough sit-to-stand move is a transition in the other direction: lowering from standing to the floor as smoothly as possible. This exercise has a lot to teach us. It cultivates awareness of the body… Read more »

Active Yogi: Find Comfort in Sitting

If you’ve been in a class with me, you might have noticed I prefer kneeling over sitting as a closing posture. What you may not have noticed is the block hidden under my sitting bones! In my latest Active Yogi post, I explain ways to make kneeling more accessible. Yoga’s physical poses are designed to… Read more »

Ward Off Dead Butt with Yoga

It’s all in the butt; even the New York Times agrees. If you’ve had an overuse injury lately, you were probably advised to strengthen your glutes. These are the largest muscles in the body (I’m not saying your rear end is big, just saying the muscles are big relatively!), and when they aren’t working right,… Read more »