Change of Season As the leaves change to brilliant bursts of red and orange, I am reminded that my exercise will move inside very soon. I enjoy a crisp walk in the late fall and winter or an occasional bike ride. But the bulk of my exercise at this time of year takes place indoors. With that […]
Crow pose gets all of the attention, but Flying Frog is an intermediate step in your progression toward arm balancing. Fear of falling forward or lack of arm strength can stop people from attempting arm balances. The good news is that if you fall forward you don’t have far to fall! But I suggest placing […]
Children are capable of accessing joy and creativity in a special way. They are energetic and up-for-anything every day. Many parents want to connect with their kids, but find it difficult to do activities that feel engaging for all ages. Activities targeted at children can leave adults feeling bored, tired, and […]
Is it possible to build immunity to stress? One of the key factors in practicing yoga is stress reduction. Due to the shift in hormones and brain chemicals that are emitted in your body during a yoga session, you will feel measurably more relaxed, balanced, and focused during the 24 hours after doing yoga. Various […]
This post is inspired by jobs which require many hours of sitting and typing. The original mission of GoYo LLC was to provide instructor-led yoga sessions at offices, schools, and homes. This business has provided me with the opportunity to observe and teach in a large variety of settings. I’ve learned that a good 30-minute […]
After you can get yourself to balance in crow pose, you will be able to work on almost any other arm balance. Most people have to increase core and upper body strength to hold crow pose successfully.
What can we do about our daytime fatigue? Here are my top 3 (non-caffeinated) suggestions to quickly clear away that foggy snail feeling when it hits you.
How many hours have you been sitting at your computer today? That pain in your neck isn’t going to get better on its own. Maybe you learned some tricks in physical therapy, but you haven’t done them in months and you don’t want to go back to physical therapy again. Neck tension is often caused […]
Simply put – in order to stay healthy and feel good, your body needs to move. It moves in several different ways and there is terminology for each of these kinds of movements. For today, I’ll explain complementary movements called “flexion” and “extension.” Flexion Starting with your arm by your side, raise it up toward […]
Some CrossFitters have been involved in athletics for their whole lives, and others were high school/college athletes, or they were never interested in exercise until adulthood. Some parents always knew they wanted to be parents and others became parents by chance or decided later in life. When you think about images that you have seen […]