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