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 being present with the body

6 Yoga Poses That Help Burn Fat & Build Strength For The Ultimate Body2019-05-23T10:39:55+00:00

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 goal is not to do

9 Yoga Stretches to Increase Flexibility And A Super Toned Body2019-05-22T11:51:51+00:00

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 overhead in activities such as

5 Yoga Exercises To Strengthen Impingement Shoulder & Rotator Cuff2019-05-16T12:40:05+00:00

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 traditional side plank alignment, much

4 Fun Side Plank Variations For A Stronger Core2019-05-03T12:53:53+00:00

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 stretching is important to give

9 Ways to Stretch Your Hip Flexors For A Great Warm Up And Workout2019-04-23T10:53:18+00:00

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 important to figure out what's

8 Yoga Poses To Strengthen Your Lower Back & Abs In Only 10 Minutes Per Day2019-04-08T14:30:40+00:00

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 position taught in Pilates is

6 Stretching Exercises to Help Reduce And Relieve Lower Back Pain2019-03-14T19:19:39+00:00

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 engage the muscles of your

8 Powerful And Effective Yoga Poses For Perfectly Shaped Arms In 1 Workout2019-02-26T16:11:47+00:00

How To Workout With Sciatica Using These 8 Relaxing Yoga Poses That Offer Relief

Are you dealing with shooting pains or numbness from sciatica? Discomfort is caused when the sciatic nerve (which runs from the lower spine down the back of each leg) gets pinched. It can be caused by an injury such as a slipped disk or pelvic fracture, pregnancy, or tight muscles in the lower back, hips, and legs. Whatever the cause,

How To Workout With Sciatica Using These 8 Relaxing Yoga Poses That Offer Relief2019-01-27T13:58:15+00:00

Try These 6 Restorative Poses From The Comfort Of Your Bed To Assist A Refreshing Vibrant Sleep And Body

Next time you need some support surrendering to sleep, grab some pillows and try this sequence of pre-slumber asanas between the sheets. Unless you are secretly a superhero, your body requires sleep. But very often when bedtime comes at the end of a busy day, it’s hard to allow the body and mind to slow down. You check email, you scroll

Try These 6 Restorative Poses From The Comfort Of Your Bed To Assist A Refreshing Vibrant Sleep And Body2019-01-23T16:31:26+00:00