Tag Archives: dehydration


how can I prevent headaches from yoga?

you asked I have been attending yoga classes for 4 months now, and recently the class has added more forward folds than before. I’ve been getting really intense headaches by the end of the class that will continue into the evening. This is something that has just happened since the routine of the class has […]

running tips: what’s your water ritual?

Picture this: a sizzling hot summer day, the humidity index is through the roof, and, you guessed it – time for your run! With just one step out the door you begin to melt but the sweat pouring off your brow is no match for your cool, clean water bottle full of liquid gold. As […]

ask a yogi: benefits & headstands

Season (from the Corte Madera store) enjoying the therapeutic benefits of yoga on the peak of Half Dome in Yosemite you asked… I am looking into alternative therapies to help me get back on my feet and a number of people have suggested yoga. I’ve done yoga minimally in the past as cross-training but I’d […]

drink water, even if you’re not thirsty

When I was 15, I learned what it meant to be dehydrated. We were at a school event – an overnight sports marathon affectionately termed the ‘Marafun’ – and my hands ballooned to the size of ski-gloves. Now, if you saw my hands to begin with, you’d know they’re rather small, perhaps even freakishly small. […]