Tag Archives: flexibility


not flexible? don’t worry.

Grace is here to kick off our next Ask a Yogi series of answers! you asked… I am not flexible. Do you think I can still do yoga? I’m a runner, but I hear yoga is a great way to work on endurance! Adam (@adamgiers – question received via twitter) a yogi answers Dear Adam, […]

yoga for hockey

Want to be a better hockey player? Spend a few hours a week on the yoga mat. Below are the steps to Triangle pose (Trikonasana). This pose is great for hockey players because it focuses on the spine, lower back, flexibility, lateral muscles, and hamstrings. It also increases your flexibility and strength – perfect for […]

yoga for figure skating

Want to take your winter sport of choice to the next level? Joining a yoga class once or twice a week will increase your focus and agility in other sports, by stretching your muscles and tendons and increasing your flexibility. Below are the steps to Dancer’s pose (Natarajasana). This pose helps you develop concentration and […]

not for girls

I was inspired to blog about the many conversations I keep overhearing between my boyfriend and his friends. I can’t even count how many times I’ve heard someone say “that’s lululemon?!” when talking about something Justin is wearing. Sometimes I have to bite my tongue, as I want to go off about how “we make […]

balance: the ultimate goal

One of my biggest challenges in life is to maintain that which means most to me, in a word: sanity. As an academic this goal often seems at odds with the demanding curriculum I am dealt each quarter. At times, I fail to complete even the most basic tasks (eating, sleeping) and caffeine becomes the […]