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Yoga Break to Help With Sitting at Work

When you sit at work, are you sitting up straight or are you rounding your upper back? What about during your commute? What about when you’re reading or texting or sitting on the couch watching tv? I catch myself doing this a lot, and I end up with upper back pain. Click the link below for a video I created about how to relieve some of this pain, and all you need is a desk or the back of a chair. 

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Hip Stretch to Combat Sitting at Work

Sitting all day got your hips feeling stiff? Or maybe you stand all day at work and it leaves your hips achy and your back hurting? Try this video below and let me know if it relieves some of your aches and pains. If you’re at work and can’t do this with the sound on – don’t fret – step-by-step instructions are below the video. Feel free to respond to this email with any questions or feedback. Enjoy!

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5 Tips to Nail Your Crow Pose

Every time I’ve taught a one-on-one session with someone, it was always for 2 reasons: they wanted to nail crow or they wanted to understand chaturanga. These also happen to be 2 of the poses I feel most confident to teach. I’m not gonna lie – it’s a really really hard pose. So I’ve come up with a list of 5 tips I can share with you so that you can nail your next crow, or at least get a little closer to sticking the landing.​

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Downward Facing Dog Alternatives

Recently I’ve been dealing with a bit of shoulder pain (specifically my rotator cuff) for a few months now. As a result, downdog has started to bother my shoulder a bit, which has made me get a bit creative with my vinyasa yoga practice since so much of vinyasa is downdog. I thought this could be helpful for you as well, so I wanted to share with you a few alternatives to downdog I’ve been using in my own yoga practice.

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8 Yoga Myths

In the last few weeks I’ve been getting a lot of questions from my students that are based in what I’m going to call “yoga myths,” so I thought I’d send out the common questions I’ve been getting and my responses to them since often times I’m asked these more than once. Here we go!

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One simple exercise for better posture and flexibility

I hear this all the time – someone says “I want to be more flexible, what stretches can I do so I can eventually touch my toes?” And then a look of confusion when I say something like “don’t keep stretching your legs, change the position of your pelvis instead.” Maybe you’re making a confused face right now as you read this. But I’m here to tell you continuing to stretch is not always the path to getting more flexibility. So then, what is? Changing your habits.

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