The secret to increasing your flexibility, building strength and making yoga poses feel amazing are YOGA blocks!! If you’re not sure how to use them or why people would want to use them today I am going to break it down for you!!Read More
Do you have knee pain?! If you wake up in the morning and your knees feel a bit achy and/or stiff, you need to spend a few minutes stretching and strengthening the muscles around them!! Today I am sharing 5 poses that you should incorporate into your daily routine to take the pressure off of your knees and increase their mobility!Read More
Does your shoulder hurt!? Shoulder pain is typically caused by stress, work or just life in general! We hold so much tension in our shoulders!! Instead of grabbing for the aspirin (or continuing to suffer) try these 6 relaxing and effective stretches to target shoulder pain!!Read More
Are you running low on energy!? Instead of grabbing for your coffee (or tea!) try these 6 amazing dynamic stretches to give you a natural energy boost and wake you up!!Read More
Is your lower back bothering you?! If so you should take a few minutes today to stretch out your back, hips and relax the muscles surrounding your back! I want you to try these amazing stretches if you’re feeling any lower back pain or tension!!Read More
Do you watch TV?! If the answer is yes, then you have to try these incredible full body stretches while you’re watching your favorite show to improve flexibility & mobility, give you energy and release tension!!Read More
Are you always on your phone?! If so you may have noticed your fingers cramping, wrist pain, slumped shoulders and text neck from holding your head downwards for long periods of time!Read More
Are you confused in a yoga class or too intimidated to try yoga? I want to show you 5 amazing yoga poses that will make you feel comfortable in almost any yoga class OR practicing at home on your own!! Swipe for the video and read more detail below!!Read More
I have suffered from migraines my whole life!! When I feel one coming on I know my whole day could be ruined. Instead of grabbing for the aspirin first - lately I have been doing these amazing stretches and they truly help! By practicing these stretches you are circulating more blood flow to your brain, releasing tight muscles that cause headaches, and taking time to breathe!!Read More
You don’t need to be flexible to practice yoga or stretch! It’s actually the complete opposite: we have to stretch and/or practice yoga to help our bodies achieve more range of motion. Here are some incredible modifications if you are feeling pain or limited mobility in your standing forward fold and build flexibility!:Read More
Feeling tired in the morning when you wake up?! I’ve got 10 easy energizing stretches to help wake you up in the morning!!! This morning I woke up SO tired (I could barely open my eyes!), as I slowly got out of bed I decided to do a few stretches to wake me up and get my blood flow moving to kick start my day! After this sequence I felt AMAZING!! Here are my morning stretches to wake you up!:Read More
Your hip flexors are a group of muscles on top of your thigh that connect your upper leg to your hip. We use these muscles for almost every movement involving your lower body and on top of sitting most of the day - these muscles may ALWAYS feel tight!!Read More
If you work at a desk, sit in the car for a long period of time, or stand on your feet most of the day - your lower back is easily affected and has a lot of pressure put on it every single day! You can help prevent and relieve back pain with some of these fun stretches that feel so good!!Read More
In class we often hear that DFD (downward facing dog) is a resting pose which makes us think we can just sink into it causing pain and discomfort. However when done properly - DFD should feel lengthening & relaxing.
Below is what you may be doing wrong in DFD (the before photo) and how to fix it (the after photo):
I LOVE splits because they release tension in your hamstrings, help lengthen your muscles and improve core strength & posture! In the "before" photo above there are some major issues here that could cause pain, discomfort and hinder you from going deeper in your splits:Read More
Increase flexibility & strength in your arms, chest and shoulders just by working towards Reverse Prayer Pose! If you want to learn how to practice the AFTER pose try the modified BEFORE version first...
Here is a step-by-step guide for how you to first get into the modified pose & then transition into reverse prayer hands:
Want to build strength in your abs and upper body?! If you’re looking to achieve a full chaturanga push-up, practice on your knees first.
Here is what you’ll do:Read More
I love to use blocks in my yoga practice for so many different reasons: they bring the ground closer to you so you can feel an amazing stretch, help to increase flexibility, and - most importantly - reduce injury!
Here are 10 poses you can try right now with a block:Read More