Fitness and Lifestyle Blog

Mindfulness

Yes You Can Meditate

Are your emotions running your life? Do you feel overwhelmed, exhausted or nothing at all? Emotions are simply energy in motion- they can be intense, but they are fluid and ever changing.  Can you slow down long enough to notice the shift, the changes in your body before they become […]

Fitness, Yoga

What is Trauma Informed Care?

Transcending Trauma in Yoga, Exercise and Fitness Classes What is Trauma In its simplest form, trauma is a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. Trauma is a term used to describe a single or multiple distressing events, that may have long lasting and harmful effects on a person’s physical and/or emotional […]

Fitness, Yoga

Proper Hand Foundation

How to Alleviate Wrist Pain in Yoga Postures and Weight Bearing Exercises Do you have wrist pain after yoga class or exercises where you are weight bearing in your hands? We live in the age of “tech neck,” “texting thumb,” “cell phone elbow” and other Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), also […]

Yoga

Why You Should Make Time for Yin Yoga

What is it? Yin yoga is based on the Taoist concept of yin and yang, opposite and complementary principles in nature. Yin is the stable, unmoving, hidden aspect of things; yang is the changing, moving, revealing aspect. In the body, the relatively stiff connective tissues (tendons, ligaments, fascia) are yin, […]

Fitness, Workouts

Bootcamp Cardio Workout

Especially if you are designing your own workouts to do at home or in the gym, it can be challenging to create workouts that are balanced and creative-  Here’s a great little Bootcamp circuit, with more emphasis on cardiovascular conditioning for you to add into your routine! Our Bootcamp classes […]

Fitness, Workouts

Bootcamp Strength Workout

Have you ever wandered into the gym and found yourself unable or uninspired to put together a workout?  Here’s a great little Bootcamp circuit for you to add into your routine! You can also do this at home! Our Bootcamp classes in the studio feature eight stations, and we alternate […]