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

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

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

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

Your Nervous System on Yoga – How Yoga Helps Balance Mind and Body

Studies have shown that yoga offers a wide range of benefits in a surprisingly wide range of areas. These include not just the enhancement of physical fitness but improvement in several areas relating to nervous system functioning, such as awareness and mindfulness, self-regulation of internal physiological and psychological states, as well as the development of … Continued

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