Desk Stretches to Keep You Flexible

Desk Stretches to Keep You Flexible

When you’re stuck sitting at a desk all day, it’s easy to get lazy and complacent. Plus, it’s not great for your muscles. It shortens your hamstrings and makes your hips and glutes tight, which can lead to lower back pain. When you do get to the gym, you’re working to...
Yoga Basics: Learning Sun Salutation

Yoga Basics: Learning Sun Salutation

Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskar as it’s known in Sanskrit, is one of the most basic sequences in yoga. Just about every yoga style has their own variations, but they all are based around the same intention. As the name implies, the purpose of the sequence is...
Cultivating Strength in Your Yoga Practice

Cultivating Strength in Your Yoga Practice

One of my favorite teachers was making the rounds in a crowded yoga studio, and she paused when she passed my mat.  I was deep into a pose, using all my focus to “melt deeper” and “find release” as yoga teachers are so fond of repeating.  She paused, and asked me to...
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