Core Intelligence

Core Intelligence

Your core is extraordinary. Allowing for unparalleled strength and stability for the very human task of walking upright, carrying things, hugging and looking one another in the eye. But your core also allows for an incredible amount of mobility for a huge variety of movements and expressions. Your core is integral to your breathing and even your emotions. It’s always bothered me that something so smart has been diminished in our culture. We see it as strong or skinny or we hate it. We abuse it with the ubiquitous crunch or sit up and hope it shapes up! This class is all about honoring the core for the intelligence it

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It’s Hip to be Strong

It’s Hip to be Strong

Mostly in Yoga we do the stretching. Right? Not in this class! It turns out that body weight strength training can actually help you increase range of motion AND get stronger. Lot’s of creative body weight Yoga inspired strength moves will challenge and excite you. This class is so much fun but you will really feel it….

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Mobility Circuit for Healthy Aging

Mobility Circuit for Healthy Aging

Aging well requires a balance of strength, flexibility and power. This quick practice hits all the marks and focuses on the big muscles of the lower body as well as the shoulders. Each exercise is intended to improve your balance as well. 

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Back to the Shoulder

Back to the Shoulder

This practice will help you to build up your strength in your shoulder and it’s helpers and also confidence. The movements have been combined to maximize your awareness of these relationships so that your body may spontaneously discover more comfortable and efficient patterns of movement. It’s time to take the bubble wrap off of the shoulder. To heal you will need to reintroduce movements that feel powerful and build strength and resilience.

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Hip Hip Hooray

Hip Hip Hooray

Guess what? All that stretching you’ve been doing to “open” your tight hips? Not actually helping. Turns out, facilitating greater mobility, compliance and ease, is more complicated than pulling on tissues. Let me show you another way to increase mobility. Not only is it great fun, but it’s also a great workout that will improve strength, cardiovascular function and balance. 

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