February 23, 2021
How to Do Downward-Facing Dog for Beginners: Step by Step
Downward-facing Dog is one of the most quintessential and recognizable yoga poses in the West – and for good reason. It’s great for stretching the calves and hamstrings, properly aligning the spine, improving shoulder mobility, and strengthening your hips, back, and core. However, there’s one major problem. Most people do Downward Dog incorrectly. The majority of yoga instructors and participants perform this pose with stretching as the focus, where you reach your heels down and push into the ground with your hands. That’s okay at best. But if you really want to reap the major benefits and get DEEPER into...
February 10, 2021
The Essentials Challenge – President’s Day!
Missed starting off 2021 with a bang? It’s not a problem. It’s never too late to start moving, feeling better, and creating a new you. Ready for a 14-Day Challenge to lock in healthy habits? I’m inviting you to join my Essentials Challenge to take care of your body, get stronger, and have fun doing it. And best of all…. It’s $1 to join. And there’s no automatic enrollment at the end, and no hidden fees. Just an awesome 14-Day Challenge – AND bonus access to the entire Members’ Area while you’re in it. Heard what you need? Click here...
February 9, 2021
Yoga for Osteoporosis: Safe Poses & Modifications
Managing osteoporosis can be hard, it limits your ability to move and enjoy the daily activities you’ve come to love, but treating it and reclaiming your life is simpler than you might think. The solution? – Yoga. In fact, yoga is an effective method of treatment for those suffering from osteoporosis by stimulating bone mineral density growth through safe and low impact exercises and poses – even reversing its effects. In this blog, I’ll show you how to start practicing yoga and the modifications you need to be aware of. I’ll cover: What is Osteoporosis? Who Is at Risk of...
February 2, 2021
Yoga for Endurance Athletes Program & FREE Sample Workout
I’ve been working on this program for a while, and I couldn’t be more excited to announce its release. Introducing… The Yoga for Endurance Athletes Program! Runners. Triathletes. Cyclists. Swimmers. Rowers. This is for you! The Yoga for Endurance Athletes Program is a series of workouts specifically designed to complement an endurance athlete’s existing workout routine and training regimen. I’ve included a free workout from the program at the bottom of the blog, so you can see if you like it! The main benefits of this program include: Improve your performance as an endurance athlete Address common weaknesses Prevent Injuries...
January 26, 2021
Men Who Do Yoga – Where to Put Your Balls
For men that do yoga, there’s one major problem that many instructors don’t address – how to not crush your balls (testicles) during yoga practice. As a fellow guy and seasoned yoga instructor, I’m here to address the elephant in the room, and save as many guys as I can from crushing their family jewels and unnecessary pain. The main guideline here is DON’T squish your testicles. The best tip I can give you is to adjust yourself as needed – don’t wait for somebody to give you permission to do so. I’ll be giving you some specific suggestions below...
January 15, 2021
How to Do Crow Pose: Step By Step Guide
Crow pose, it’s a fun challenging pose that is often the first arm-balance that yogis tackle. Upon first glance, it looks like an extremely arm-strength intensive pose, but you’d be pleasantly surprised that you’re wrong. Crow or Crane pose is actually a very full-body pose that requires you to engage just about every part of your body to hold a shape, then lean into your arms to balance. It’s all about forming a center of gravity, distributing your weight properly, and finding balance as you lean into your arms. The pose requires both flexibility and strength throughout your body to...
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