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

Unlock Your Upper Body’s Full Potential with Advanced Stretching Techniques

Transform your yoga practice and take your flexibility to the next level with our groundbreaking course on advanced stretching techniques for the upper body. Led by experts Dr. Joe Vella and Lynn Crimando, this course will revolutionize how you approach stretching and mobility in your yoga practice. Say goodbye to static stretching and hello to … Continued

Yoga for Pelvic Floor Health Practice Series with Leslie Howard

The pelvic floor muscles are increasingly becoming recognized as an important focus for our regular exercise and fitness activities. Proper work of strengthening, stabilizing, stretching, and softening the pelvic floor helps to create the correct foundation for each movement in the body. Yet what is most prescribed as a catch-all cure is “just do your … Continued

Fall in Love with Your Yoga Practice (Again!) – Prop Clinics with Melina Meza

Discover New, Innovative Approaches to Old Standbys! Find new ways to fall in love with yoga and deepen your practice. Whether you are a yoga teacher or yoga practitioner, you will enjoy this 7-session practice series with Melina Meza’s signature innovative approaches to practicing common yoga poses. Learn how to go beyond standard approaches to … Continued

Exploring the Stages of Being: The Yoga of Inner Peace

Sometimes wish that you could stop the merry-go-round of our frenzied lifestyle and just take some time out to chill out? Join us for a course with renowned yoga teacher Judith Hanson Lasater on Exploring the Stages of Being: The Yoga of Inner Peace. Learning how to take a “time out” to soothe and relax … Continued

Preparing for Inversions: Reversing the Aging Effects of Gravity

Inversions like Sirsanana (Headstand) and Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand) are also sometimes referred to as the king and queen of asana. They balance the entire nervous system and are considered to be among the most important poses for our daily yoga practice because of their profound effects on physical and emotional health. Benefits of inversions include greater … Continued

Yoga for Healthy Aging & Fracture Prevention: Focus on Balance

One of the inevitable changes of aging is a gradual loss of the ability to balance. While this may at first seem insignificant, it is a key factor in the increased risk of fractures people face as they get older. Most fractures of the hip, wrists, or ankle are preceded by a fall, and the … Continued

Yoga as Medicine – A New Paradigm for Health

In this course Dr. Timothy McCall will provide an overview of the emerging field of yoga therapy: the use of yoga and its vast toolbox to help treat virtually any  health condition — physical or psychological. Yoga therapy has grown enormously in the last several years, there are ever-increasing numbers of scientific studies examining its effectiveness, … Continued

Yoga for the Female Pelvic Floor: Keys to Lifelong Health

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 … Continued

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