I love reading self help books. Anything about personal growth or maximizing performance and I’m all over it. I like the idea that we always have the opportunity to make things better: for ourselves, for our friends and family, for our community, for the world.
My feet had had enough. After a challenging handstands class (If you’re not sure why handstands would bother my feet, try getting into a down dog pike position, then jump up and down for an hour. That’s basically what a handstands class is.) and wandering around Capitol Hill for PrideFest, […]
If I wanted to make a list of the top 10 complaints I hear from students, tight hamstrings would be up there. Lots of other muscles can be tight but for some reason having flexible hamstrings is like the unicorn of the fitness world: very rare and desirable and somehow […]
I was thinking about habits and how quickly and easily they can be broken even before my mother fractured her spine and I realized her ability to form and follow through on habits had also been fractured.
Was it a series of mini-strokes? Is it the result of two years of […]
Just in the past several weeks I’ve had many clients come to me with a new diagnosis of either osteoporosis or osteopenia. It’s understandable: my typical clientele is female-bodied folks over 60 and with that group we’ve got a collision of two important factors. One is that female-bodied folks are […]
I have loved doing video workouts for a long time. You could argue it started way back when I was a kid and some random workout show would come on TV, usually when we were doing a road trip somewhere and I was alone in the hotel room feeling bored. […]
I’ve been getting this question enough that I’m planning to run some kind of program about choosing and using weights to build stronger muscles and bones in 2022. Adding weight can help you improve balance and proprioception, it can help you prevent or rehab an injury, and getting, and more […]
Something I find myself saying a lot while teaching is “Set yourself up well.” What I mean by that exactly depends on what we’re setting ourselves up for, but the bottom line is the same regardless: It really helps your body to set it up for what you’re planning to […]