Cycling can be a pain, but it doesn’t have to be! What do you need to get the best out of your pedaling technique, and improve performance? Three things – loosen up, pay attention to your form, and fix your bike fit. Reasonable flexibility. If you are overly tight in specific parts, then you will […]
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A Forrest Yoga Intensive w/Charmaine van Niekerk Learn how to connect to your core and safely release these habitually tight spots through intensely focused breath work and asana, including inversions, standing poses, and vinyasa. You’ll work to strip away the layers of emotional and physical blocks held in the neck, shoulders, and upper back. You will […]
People experience stress following many types of traumatic events. These may include war, disaster, terrorism, car accidents, and violence, such as sexual abuse. Trauma-informed Yoga can be a powerful tool because it extends treatment to include working with feelings and sensations seated within the body.
You love your sport but sometimes your body just doesn’t move as smoothly as you’d like. On top of that breathing is labored and energy low. Unfit? So you train harder and just as you become fit, the injuries start and you’re forced to back off training to recover. How are you going to improve […]
New to Life’s a Gift? Come find out if you like us with this sweet New Student Special! Take 3 yoga classes within 3 weeks for only $21. This offer is also open to past students who have not been able to take a class during the past 6 months – we want you back! Contact us […]
Build strength, endurance and speed, and you will be running your best year ever in 2017! Over the next 12-months, we are going back to the fundamentals to build a sound foundation that will do just that. Running well requires strength and flexibility for both speed and endurance as well as mental focus and awareness. […]