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

Somatic Yoga for Fascial Unwinding

Join James Knight through explorative somatic practices to help you unwind from stressful life experiences stored in our tissues (muscles and fascia).   Fascia is the interconnected fabric of embodiment. It is a body-wide communication matrix, and it’s the largest sensing organ of your nervous system. When we’ve had accidents, injuries, or other stressful life experiences, … 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

Pratyahara and Yoga Asanas – The Significance of the Fifth Limb of Yoga

Our yoga practice offers a path to draw awareness inside and bring attention into the subtle movement in the body and the sound of the vibration of the subtle body. This is also referred to as pratyahara, the fifth limb of yoga. Pratyahara is the softening of sensory awareness and is foundational to working with the … Continued

Yoga for Bone Health, Strength and Balance

Join yoga teacher and therapist Ellen Saltonstall and learn how to develop a yoga practice specifically for building stronger bones, improving your balance, and preventing fractures. Learn how to adapt your yoga practice to help build strength gradually and lay the foundation for slowing or preventing the loss of bone mass. Ellen is a pioneer … Continued

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