While it feels really great to stretch our bodies, that’s really what passive stretching is good for. For feeling good at the moment. But, there’s a greater benefit to doing “Active” stretching (at least to do them as much as we do passive stretching). If you don’t do resistance training anywhere else and just do yoga, then this is the one opportunity for you to add variety and reduce the risk of injury. Read the blog to get body geeky with me about how you can tap into your true essential strength on the mat. #yoga #yogaforbeginners #yogateacher
How is surfing essentially a whole meditation in motion? Why do I equate surfing with a whole mind-body exercise in trust and movement? Aside from the fact that Surfing involves moving from one yoga pose to another (fluidly and almost rapidly), there’s a lot that can be said about how we face our fears, our challenges and how there’s so much power in discovering these things on our own (and without a surf instructor doing most of the work) when riding that wave.
How are athletic shoes destroying the feet of people all around the world? Julie interviews Nick St. Louis from the Foot Collective to understand the history of barefoot walking, how athletic shoes came into play and how he is treating hip and feet dysfunction for thousands of people. Learn what movements you can do in your yoga practice so your feet get taken care of!
Let’s talk about yoga injuries. Yes, they exist and they’re a growing trend (unfortunately). Hip replacements, surgeries and hyperflexibility/hypermobility isn’t talked about in public, but it’s happening. Low back pain, shoulder pain, and more from doing repetitive movements like vinyasas and chaturangas…What are the 5 most common yoga injuries and how can you reduce the risk of them? If you’re a yoga teacher wanting to look out for your students, or if you’re a student wanting to empower yourself on the mat…this ebook review is for you.