5 Yin Yoga Poses to Melt Tension Away

5 Yin Yoga Poses to Melt Tension Away

In need of a little relax, release and let go as we enter into this end of year time? Give these 5 yin yoga poses a try. Take your time settling into each pose, finding your edge. Then resolve to be still and hold the pose for about 5 minutes. You will want to have 1...
7 Warm Up Stretches Pre Ride (or Run)

7 Warm Up Stretches Pre Ride (or Run)

I have been horseback riding more days than not over the last couple years, and man does it leave the body stiff and sore. To counter that I have added this set of stretches into my routine every day before I head to the barn. It is a short sequence that warms up the...
Hips Don’t Lie (7 Yoga Poses)

Hips Don’t Lie (7 Yoga Poses)

Ready to release the tension you have been holding in your hips? Don’t have much time to do it? Try these 7 poses this morning, or whenever you are feeling tight or sore in this area. They will also help to target the lower back, quads and hamstrings. No props...
Slow Juicy Stretches for Improving Flexibility

Slow Juicy Stretches for Improving Flexibility

In my personal practice I like to tune into my breath and hold the poses for a little bit longer in order to continue to improve my flexibility long term. If you are a more intermediate student, try holding each of these poses for about 5 to 10 breaths. 1. Wide Legged...
4 Yin Poses to Target Hips & Hamstrings

4 Yin Poses to Target Hips & Hamstrings

A little bit of yin is such a beautiful way to begin your day. Just making time for these 4 poses will have such an impact on your body for the rest of the day. For each pose hold for about 2 minutes per side. Breathe in and out through the nose, while using as little...
Grounded poses for Hips and Lower Back

Grounded poses for Hips and Lower Back

If you spend a lot of your day seated (really who doesn’t) you may notice a stiffness in your hips and lower back by the evening. Before you get ready for bed, set aside about 15 minutes to try these stretches and see the difference in your sleep tonight....