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...
Stretches for Horseback Riding

Stretches for Horseback Riding

Are you a new or experienced equestrian? I have in this last year started riding regularly and man is it ever hard on the body (but oh so worth it). These 7 poses have been my saving grace when I finish riding. No props required. 1. Goddess Pose – Turn to face...
Yoga to Go With the Flow (Water Element)

Yoga to Go With the Flow (Water Element)

The water element is tied to the ability to go with the flow, to listen to your feelings and channel your creativity. The 7 poses described below are very fluid movements. They focus on opening the hips first thing in the morning, and provide a burst of energy for the...
7 Pigeon Pose Variations for Hip Flexibility

7 Pigeon Pose Variations for Hip Flexibility

You may not think you can work a full practice around one pose – but Pigeon Pose is extremely versatile with all its variations. This pose in itself is a great way to increase flexibility. These poses are great for a deep stretch, particularly in the hips, with...