Teaching yoga to runners is a specialized skill that will maximize the benefit of time spent on the mat! Moreover, participants go through the paces and develop a deeper understanding of their own yoga practice.
Rhonda Johnson is a long time student who has run for 32 years – she is a now a devoted runner and yogi!! Here is her inspiring story….as well as the influence on her daughter, Jessalyn.
Guest Blogger Sarah Rogers shares her experience at a first Yoga for Runners class.
I have practiced yoga for several years and I have been a runner since high school. I was intrigued by a yoga class specifically for runners. Read about my experience.
Presenting at the Yoga Conference is an exciting annual event. A lot of planning goes into my workshops and 2016 offers some exciting new ones. Its great to meet new students – runners, yogis, teachers and always a delight to see the familiar ones that attend every year. See you there!
The ringing in of a new year offers the opportunity to review the past and perhaps set intentions for the future. I am not into new year resolutions but I am into observing my patterns and looking for ruts! There is a fine line between routines and ruts. Yoga offers the opportunity to observe ourselves on the mat – both our body and our mind. In fact, the opportunity to study and observe our minds is more profound and offers greater benefits than the physical ones that are also deep and powerful.
Many yogis, dedicated solely to their yoga mats, are discovering the joys of running – thus the moniker Running for Yogis!! David Good is one such yogi and shares his experience in this guest blog.
Healthy hamstrings are essential to healthy running. Healthy hamstrings require the upper and lower portion of the hamstring muscles to be stretched. If you are in the habit of bending your legs when stretching the hamstrings, reconsider.
“Sitting is the new smoking”! A great do-anywhere stretch to mobilize and energize your hips.
You have had a great season of running, racing and pushing your limits. But there has been a nagging pain in the front of your lower leg (shin) that you hoped would go away.
From the moment we hop out of bed, our legs provide the horsepower to get us through the day, be it walking, climbing, lifting out of a chair or running. It is no wonder that by the end of the day our legs are spent – feeling heavy, achy, swollen and restless. There is a magical silver bullet solution … Read more Tired Legs?