Tag Archives: Yoga

The Simplest Thing EVER You Can do for Stress Relief

The Illiacus psoas muscles (psoas muscles), comonly referred to as the fight/flight/freeze muscles, are primal messengers of the central nervous system. They are emotional muscles expressing what is felt deep within the belly core – what is commonly referred to … Continue reading

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Double Pigeon – Deep Hip Opener for Even Tight Hips

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Sand Shifter

I have a joke I’m fond of telling. If you want to make yogis really angry. Go to a really packed weekend workshop but only attend the Sunday session. Get there early and put your mat down in the center … Continue reading

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Stacking Your Joints or How Does Your Stance Stack Up?

When we learned how to stand and walk, people really only cared about us not falling which was definitely very important.  It was a great start but it was only a start. If only we all had a governess to teach … Continue reading

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Meditation Does What?!

  Do you know about the many benefits of meditation? On a physical level, meditation: lowers blood pressure reduces anxiety by lowering the levels of blood lactate decreases tension-related pain improves mood by increasing serotonin production improves the immune system … Continue reading

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A Scoliosis Workshop

A Scoliosis Workshop Unwinding the Mysteries of the Spine Using Yoga, Orth-Bionomy and Self-Massage, we will explore how to Breathe into the area of discomfort or the the area of the lungs or diaphragm that you have trouble reaching Work … Continue reading

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Why I practice Yoga…

I had a FB conversation with a guy I really admire.  He’s a Chirporactor and a Yogi so he knows a little somethin’ somethin’ about bodies.  We were talking about backbends and he bottom-lined it by saying that you “shouldn’t try to … Continue reading

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Athlete’s Recovery Tonic

Athlete’s Recovery Tonic Injured? Want to take your workouts to the next level? Yoga is for you! And yes, even YOU can do yoga safely! Counter train overdeveloped muscles while strengthening underdeveloped ones Learn specific poses to rehab / prevent … Continue reading

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Hold On Loosely But Don’t Let Go

I had some bodywork done the other day. My brother came across a new modality and said I had to try it. In case you didn’t know, my brother is a personal trainer. Correction, my brother is an incredibly gifted … Continue reading

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July 4, 2012 Schedule

Yoga Tonic’s Fourth of July Schedule Saturday, June 30, 11:15-12:45 Monday, July 2, 6:30-8:00 pm Tuesday, July 3, 10:00-11:00 am Thursday, July 5, 4:00-5:00 pm The Sunday, July 1, 9:00-10:00 am, Tuesday, July 3, 12:00-1:00 pm and Wednesday, July 4, … Continue reading

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