PiYo — for strength, balance, and flexibility

PiYo is a new fitness program that combines yoga, pilates, and cardio to help sculpt your body into its most fit and lean form.  For a limited time, you can order the PiYo Challenge Pack for a savings of $70! Time to put away those excuses, and get ready to LOVE your workout!

Hey Baby!

I’m so excited about the new little baby that has entered the world this week.  While I am very happy for the royal family, I am actually referring to one of my good friends who has delivered her second beautiful and healthy baby boy yesterday.  I was able to visit Mom and Baby today and both of them look radiant, healthy, and happy. I thought about all the care this new Mom has given to…   Continue

Your Kind of Yoga — Guaranteed!

Yoga For You™ Personalized Yoga without the time and expense, to address your specific physical or emotional needs. Have you ever gone to a yoga class because your lower back has been hurting, or your Achilles Tendon is giving you some trouble, or stress is causing you to have migraines, and you’ve been told that maybe yoga can help with that? It’s true, Yoga can help with many physical and emotional issues that we have,…   Continue

Yoga Tip #5: Balance

Vriksasana   There is no greater metaphor for my life, than the many balance poses in yoga. Whether balancing on one foot in Tree Pose, or in tilted side-arm balance, or the ever-elusive crow pose, I am forced to drop all of the external issues floating around in my mind and bring 100% of my attention to this moment — this steady or unsteady moment. Balance poses force me to practice patience with myself.  I…   Continue

Running Tip #1: Pace It Out

It’s Spring!    Let’s go for a run! Spring is a great time to start a running program.  The birds are chirping, the air is fresh and the sun feels soooo good. There are so many reasons to jump on the running train, but I know from experience that it can also be a little overwhelming or frustrating at times.  So let’s address some of those issues first. New  runners often  can struggle with PACE.  This means…   Continue

Yoga Tip #2 Get Down, Dog!

Adho Mukha Svanasana… …0therwise known as “Down Dog”, is one of the most quintessential yoga poses, and is incorporated in other athletic flexibility training as well.  Down Dog is a great full-body stretch, and helps build upper body strength.  This pose feels great after you’ve been sitting for a while or after a tough workout.  Take a moment to try this pose, with special attention to a few specific areas, and feel your body come alive! Start your down-dog by…   Continue

#Yoga Tip 1: Forward Fold

Uttanasana Standing Forward Fold, or uttanasana, as you might hear it called in a yoga class, is a basic movement that helps relax the hamstrings, release the lower back and calm the mind.  Despite its simplicity, it can also put strain on all of those areas if not approached gently.  Here’s how to keep your back and hamstrings comfortable and safe in one of the most common transition movements in yoga. Click here to learn more about Yoga…   Continue