Yoga for the Female Pelvic Floor: Keys to Lifelong Health with Leslie Howard

Most people know the importance of core strengthening for health and long-term well-being, but the pelvic floor is an important group of core muscles, which tend to get ignored. “The torso is like a tote bag for your organs,” says Leslie Howard, a Bay area yoga teacher who conducts workshops nationally on pelvic floor strengthening to help … Continued

Intelligent Propping in Yoga Practice: Maximize Your Benefits & Your Experience

Join us for this 6-session yoga practice series course with Ellen Huang Saltarelli. In this course, you’ll learn how to use props creatively and intelligently to energize and enlighten your asana practice. These practices are precise, thoughtful, and often challenging. Practice #1: Using an array of props to emphasize various aspects of the pose, this … Continued

Yoga for Healthy Hips: Principles for a Safe Practice with Doug Keller

Yoga poses that target the hip joints are among the quintessential yoga asana practices. They’re vital for increasing our general comfort with all forms of sitting, for supporting low back and knee health, and for releasing pent-up tension in the pelvic area from emotional stress and even from past trauma.  Hip opening yoga poses also … Continued

Journey to Center: A Yoga Guide to Unlock the Full Potential of Your Core

The core muscles are our physical, structural, and energetic center. A strong core is essential to healthy and functional movement throughout life. It forms the foundation for proper posture, ease and grace of movement, and even creates greater emotional balance and strength. For many people, core work is associated with tedious and unpleasant exercises, like … Continued

Clearing the Energy Pathways of the Body: An Introduction to Yin Yoga

Welcome to the Yinside of yoga and life! In this four-part Wellness Yoga course, you will have the unique opportunity to learn about the philosophy and practice of Yin Yoga with renowned yoga teacher Bernie Clark, author of the best-selling book The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga and the creator of the www.yinyoga.com website. When … Continued

Gait, Posture, and Longevity: Movement Mastery for Optimal Health

Wonder how long you are likely to live? And, more importantly, how to optimize your chances of living longer? There’s one surprising predictor of health and longevity that most people haven’t heard about. Your gait, or rather, how well and how fast you walk. We all know that walking is one of the best things … Continued

Journey to Center: A Yoga Guide to Unlock the Full Potential of Your Core

The core muscles are our physical, structural, and energetic center. A strong core is essential to healthy and functional movement throughout life. It forms the foundation for proper posture, ease and grace of movement, and even creates greater emotional balance and strength. For many people, core work is associated with tedious and unpleasant exercises, like … Continued

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