Sign Your Fitness is Hurting You: Part 3

Many ambitious exercisers have been there: Launching into a new or devoted movement practice only to find ourselves injured and frustrated down the road. Injuries can be confusing, demoralizing, and well, painful. Movement-related injuries don’t tend to pop up out of nowhere, unless you’ve talking about an injury that can be pinpointed to a specificContinue reading “Sign Your Fitness is Hurting You: Part 3”

Signs Your Fitness is Hurting You: Part 2

Exercise and fitness is good for a body- except when it’s not. Over-ambitious exercisers can find themselves injured and subsequently frustrated when all their hard work results in have to rest and rehabilitate an injury. Movement-related injuries don’t tend to pop up out of nowhere: overuse, improper alignment and posture can all contribute to injuryContinue reading “Signs Your Fitness is Hurting You: Part 2”

Signs Your Fitness is Hurting You: Part 1

Many ambitious exercisers have been there: Launching into a new or devoted movement practice only to find ourselves injured and frustrated down the road. Injuries can be confusing, demoralizing, and well, painful. Movement-related injuries don’t tend to pop up out of nowhere, unless you’ve talking about an injury that can be pinpointed to a specificContinue reading “Signs Your Fitness is Hurting You: Part 1”

The Journey out of Carpel Tunnel Pain

Whether you have struggled with carpel tunnel syndrome or neck/shoulder tension, you know: It can be a major barrier to day-to-day life. From lack of quality sleep to pain, numbness and plain ol’ misery, the effects of imbalance in the neck, shoulders and arms can be frustrating at best and debilitating at worst. Right now,Continue reading “The Journey out of Carpel Tunnel Pain”

Big Changes

For the last several years of changes, Yoga has been at the heart of it all. When people ask me, “How did you learn all this?” I usually say that I came by these life lessons honestly: Through pain and struggle. Yoga has given me the tools to be resilient in the midst of pain and change, to embrace it, and to grow. I want to keep sharing this magic that is Yoga

You’re late- for YOGA?!

There is a plethora of advice on yoga etiquette available: “Never come in to yoga class late.” “Don’t fidget during savasana.”  “Don’t leave early.” And on, and on. First let me say: I get it. Coming to yoga 5 minutes late can be somewhat disruptive, both to students and the instructor. Fidgeting during savasana mightContinue reading “You’re late- for YOGA?!”