Tag Archives: injury


in the face of injury

When faced with an injury halfway through training for her first race, Robson Store educator, Cayley, made the  decision to listen to her body and be a stand for the 7500 other runners who would need her support that day. sign me up! When I first heard about the SeaWheeze, I just knew it was […]

five pre-run poses for better running

Whether you’re donning your first pair of trail kicks or training for your fifth marathon, adding a little yoga to your routine is a great way to amp up your run. Seattle University Village store ambassador, Erin Jasmine Taylor, shows us a five-minute, pre-run Jasyoga sequence that will help warm you up, align your stride […]

running away from problems

One of the greatest things about running is that it doesn’t require a costly gym membership and just about anyone can do it. Despite it’s simple ‘one foot in front of the other’ nature, rookies and running vets can all fall victim to the same common running mistakes. Our Philadelphia store Ambassador and running coach, […]

looking good is a state of mind

When a co-worker asked Alexis to attend the Baron Baptiste Foundation Yoga Workshop in Seattle, she was so flattered. Even as a beginner yogi, she’d heard about the legendary Baptiste in revered tones, but her immediate “YES!” gave way to concerns about her abilities.

running tips: good pain to keep in the game

Ask any runner and they’ll tell you there’s a distinct difference between good pain and bad pain. Bad pain is that sharp, unbearable pain which tells us to back off before you do some serious damage. Good pain, on the other hand, is that slightly burning and yet totally satisfying hurt-so-good type of pain. Train in the […]

running tips: find your trigger point

Let’s face it – running is hard on the body. Sometimes our stubborn running muscles become so tight that stretching alone doesn’t do the trick. As a runner a weekly massage visit is a must but when you don’t have the time or the funds turn to your sports equipment and grab a ball. Our […]

what kind of yoga for injuries?

you asked I have tight gluteals from a sacral fracture three years ago. What type of yoga would you recommend that protects my low back, opens my sacrum, and stretches my gluteals, hamstrings, and calves? Thank you. – Angie a yogi answers Yin Yoga is fantastic, just be aware of hurting your back. One of […]

how to do yoga: modifying boat pose

you asked I have a broken tailbone and always feel like a flake when I can’t do Boat or other butt balancing positions. Any suggestions or props to help with that? – Catherine a yogi answers Boat pose is an abdominal strengthening pose, so I would suggest modifying the pose so that you are still […]

yoga for climbers

Living in the mountains of Banff National Park for the past couple of years, I naturally found myself attracted to explore the peaks on weekends, seeking higher elevations each time. This ended up becoming a total love of climbing in all its forms: rock climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing, and anything else involving an upward motion. […]

leave the pebbles behind

Meet Tyler Mosher, an elite ambassador and our guest blogger, who is a 2010 Paralympic hopeful in Para-Nordic Skiing. Read his inspiring story below! Time stood still. I was floating through the air upside down and actually took the time to think that I might die. I thought of the many things I still wanted […]