The Answer is Experience

"What is the point?" An exasperated student asked herself this when she was first introduced to the Ashtanga method of Yoga Asana (physical postures). Depending on how one is exposed to this method or the expectations of yoga the student already has, it can feel very fast, quite vigorous, and for some unnecessarily challenging. This … Continue reading The Answer is Experience

A Thought on Avoiding Injury in Fitness

Build a strong foundation by easing your way into any new activity...slowly, with consistency but also with sufficient periods of rest and recovery. Find that place between ease and effort. Challenge yourself to reach your edge but never push past it. Learn your body's signals of over-exertion and pain and pull back, modify, adjust or … Continue reading A Thought on Avoiding Injury in Fitness

A Thought on Self-Empowerment

Having an internal motivation such as feeling healthy and strong, having enough energy to play and be active, living long enough to see your kids grow up or just feeling good about yourself every day is significantly more impactful than aiming for a goal that sits on the surface. Consider trading in the external focus … Continue reading A Thought on Self-Empowerment