Tag Archives: hips


yoga for crossfit

CrossFit and yoga are both favourite ways of sweating in Columbus, so to introduce you to our almost open Polaris Store, our educator Layne asked yogi and ambassador Lara Falberg which yoga poses are best for elevating your CrossFit practice. yin and yang At first glance, yoga and CrossFit seem like an unlikely combination. Once […]

day 1 at wanderlust

Today our on-the-mat correspondent Alana got in touch with her inner pole dancer, cleaned out her personal “junk drawer”, met her mat neighbours, had a yoga breakthrough and laid a pretend egg. And this was just the first day of the Wanderlust festival.

relieving pain in hip joints with yoga

you asked When I do child’s pose or Bikram’s wind removing pose, I get a very uncomfortable pinching sensation in my hip joints. While my Bikram instructors tell me that it’s to be expected, it keeps me from truly being able to relax. Am I doing something wrong? Is this something that will get better […]

yoga for lower back pain

you asked I want to know some moves to help with lower back pain. I am happy to say that Cobra position is no longer a painful problem but I get random bouts of mild lower back pain behind my hips. It is never severe, more annoying than anything else. My PCP offered pain relievers […]

how to measure yourself

Liz guides us through some best practices on how to find the perfect fit! bust • Measure around the largest part of the bust. • Keep the measuring tape straight across the front and back. • Keep your arms at your sides • Breathe out (we tend to hold our breath when taking measurements) waist […]

try something new

Through a friendly email chain, I took my umpteenth online personality quiz last week (admit it, you’ve taken one too). One question that often pops up is “Would you rather try new things, or stick to what you know works well?” For years, I’ve usually checked the box “try new things”. I love the exciting […]

missing yoga

I’m a runner, not a yogi, so I never thought I would feel a void for my yoga practice. I brought yoga into my life when I started training for my first triathlon in 2007, and it became a vital addition to my exercise regime when I was training for my first half marathon later […]