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

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

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

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

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

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

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