Lose Weight This Month With Our 30-Day Slim-Down Challenge

We want you to feel better than ever in your body—and our 30-day slim-down challenge can help you get there. Follow along with our weight loss challenge calendar that includes seven of the biggest fat-burning exercises out there (yes, including burpees). Who better to push you to reach your full potential? You’ll repeat each exercise

By |2019-07-01T12:19:27+00:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Three Ways To Target The Serratus Anterior And Strengthen It For A Better Workout

While it’s not a completely mysterious area—you may have heard it referred to as your “bear hug” muscle. This could be because it’s a mouthful to say or because muscle-themed classes tend to focus on larger muscles or groups of muscles (such as the hamstrings or quadriceps). The serratus anterior is a multi-segmented muscle that

By |2019-06-27T16:50:19+00:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Health Tips, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , |

6 Yoga Poses That Help Burn Fat & Build Strength For The Ultimate Body

While the practice of yoga has everything to do with breathing and is less about the asanas (the sanskrit name for “poses” or “postures”), a lot of people mistake yoga for an easy form of exercise. Even if you only came for the Savasana, which you definitely shouldn’t leave before, turning off the mind and

By |2019-05-23T10:39:55+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

9 Yoga Stretches to Increase Flexibility And A Super Toned Body

I’m here to tell you that your inflexibility actually makes it easier to feel the stretch – which is what we are going for in yoga class! The fact that you’re not very flexible means you’re feeling the stretch much more quickly! It’s important to understand that in yoga, unlike many other athletic endeavours, the

By |2019-05-22T11:51:51+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

5 Yoga Exercises To Strengthen Impingement Shoulder & Rotator Cuff

Shoulder impingement happens when lifting your arm overhead causes your shoulder blades to rub against the muscles of your rotary cuff. These four muscles — the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis — control the ability to rotate your arms and lift them overhead. Shoulder impingement is generally caused by repetitive use of your arms

By |2019-05-16T12:40:05+00:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

4 Fun Side Plank Variations For A Stronger Core

Vasisthasana (side plank pose) has long been one of my favourite asanas to practice. It’s a wonderful preparation for more challenging arm balances, and as a vinyasa yogi, I love its versatility when used for transitions. Below are some side plank variations that you can incorporate into practice and yoga classes. Let’s review the more

By |2019-05-03T12:53:53+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Abdominals Exercises, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , |

9 Ways to Stretch Your Hip Flexors For A Great Warm Up And Workout

When it comes to longevity in the weight room and on the field, not getting hurt is key. And while it's mostly anecdotal evidence, the athletes and clients of mine who perform dedicated stretches – especially the hip flexor stretch – prior to training and competition tend to not get hurt. Sure, we know that

By |2019-04-23T10:53:18+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Lower Body Exercises, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

8 Yoga Poses To Strengthen Your Lower Back & Abs In Only 10 Minutes Per Day

The lower back is a sensitive spot for many people. While there can be a ton of causes of lower back pain, a weak core and poor posture from sitting all day (and consequently shortening the hip muscles that then pull on the lower back) are two really common contributing factors to lower back aches and discomfort. It's always

By |2019-04-08T14:30:40+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , |

6 Stretching Exercises to Help Reduce And Relieve Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain (LBP) affects most people at some point in their lives. In a majority of cases, LBP can be significantly reduced or completely relieved with Pilates. The combination of deep abdominal strengthening, postural awareness, and release and stretching exercises makes Pilates extremely effective in the prevention and treatment of LBP. The Neutral Spine

By |2019-03-14T19:19:39+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Health Tips, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , |

8 Powerful And Effective Yoga Poses For Perfectly Shaped Arms In 1 Workout

Use these powerful and effective yoga poses for your arm workouts. These 8 poses will sculpt, define, tone, and strengthen your entire upper body and core. We developed a quick yoga sequence that targets the upper body. This effective flow will fine-tune your alignment while strengthen and toning your arms, shoulders and back. You’ll also

By |2019-02-26T16:11:47+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Arms Exercises, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |