By Brooke Larrabee Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort. ” – Deborah Day If you are like me you drool over pictures of wellness retreats in exotic places with infinity pools that seem to blend perfectly into […]
A photo posted by Daily Cup of Yoga (@dailycupofyoga) on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:28pm PDT Yoga is the essence of simplicity. Stand tall, Take a deep breath, Exhale, Close your eyes, Inhale, Exhale, Bend at the waist, Reach for your toes, Take another deep breath, Let the air out, Inhale, Stand tall. That’s yoga. […]
A photo posted by Amazing Yoga (@amazingyoga) on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:15am PST I grew up with a childhood dream of one day playing in the NFL. The dream became an obsession. I ate, drank, and slept football. In pursuit of my ambitions, I beat the crap out of my body with relentless […]
A photo posted by Manduka (@mandukayoga) on Aug 12, 2015 at 3:31pm PDT You don’t need a reason to help people. Let’s remember to be kind to one another. It isn’t always apparent on the outside when we are facing struggles on the inside. After all, when this is all over, all that will really […]
Travelling is addicting. I recently read that serotinin—that’s the happy brain chemical—is released when we experience something new. Even receiving new emails is apparently enough to kick it into gear. No wonder we love being on vacation! New-ness around every corner! Serotonin overload!
Ah, yoga. What’s not to like about stretching your muscles, sprawling out on a comfortable mat, and losing yourself in tranquility? Not only does practicing yoga tone your body and refresh your mind, it also improves your immune system, helps lower your stress level, and provides so many more health benefits. Yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years, and we’re still fine-tuning the practice.
Psoas: the most important postural muscle?
Well, I think it is anyway. There are many, many reasons I think this: I could practically write a BOOK about the psoas.
But here’s something to think about.
When we went from walking on four legs to walking on two, we had to find a way to hold our upper bodies, well, up.