Stress is a given in life. In fact, we often seek challenges on the yoga mat to gain strength, flexibility, coordination. When pushed too hard—on the mat or in life—our bodies can no longer adapt to the demands in front
The goal of yoga is to reach Samadhi. This is known by the Greeks as ecstasis or the flow state by athletes. And while that might be the big-picture objective, most of the time we're looking to make small, incremental changes
There are times in life that require intense physical or mental focus. This can happen in daily life, and it most definitely happens in sports. In either case, your sympathetic nervous system often dominates to increase performance. This is great in competition.
Yoga props are a great way to create a steady foundation for your practice and prevent injury. One such tool I keep on hand are my Victorem resistance bands. Yes, you can use resistance bands in yoga to build more strength
Happy New Year!! It’s the start of a fresh new chunk of time in which you can be, do, or have anything. You get to begin anew. Whether you’re reading this on January 1st, or midway through the year, the moment
Freedom is a topic I’ve been obsessed with lately. Freedom is the state of inner alignment that leads to greater physical health and mental clarity. While this is your true nature, it often gets clouded by worry, fear, and the chaotic
Everyday life is full of mental and emotional pressure. If this tension causes anxiety, then you might experience strain in your relationships or reduced joy in your work and home life. Instead, you can shift your perspective about this pressure and
Chair yoga is an accessible form of yoga that can be done by a diverse population. As a chair yoga teacher, you want to keep your students safe while giving them the energetic, physical and mental boost of any yoga practice.
Chair yoga is one of the most accessible forms of yoga because you can do it from a seated position. It’s a great way to start if you’re a beginner, have limited mobility, an injury, or even are desk-bound for most
Numerous athletes today are doing yoga to gain a competitive edge in their game. Yet, despite the adoption of a yoga practice by many professional athletes and collegiate teams, some athletes are hesitant to give yoga a try. Instead of gaining