5 BEST YOGA POSES FOR ATHLETES

If you are reading this there is a good chance you are an athlete who is curious about how yoga will help you recover after your training sessions. As a Massage Therapist for athletes I have multiple clients coming into my office in pain or with injuries from sports training. I also have many students come into my Yoga Sculpt Class (a very fitness oriented yoga class with weights) that skip the yoga to add […]

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Nia: Your Body, Your Life!

Nia is for everyBODY, and is a wonderful combination of Dance, Martial Arts and Somatic Healing practices. Each Nia routine is specifically designed with it’s own focus and intent. Our music is fabulous. Performed barefoot, we practice three levels of fitness which welcome all body types. By embracing the body’s way, you can make adjustments accordingly!. This is a great class for total fitness and for new Mothers wanting to get back in touch with […]

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Dancing for Birth is it for you?

Dancing For Birth is it for you? Take this quiz and find out. • Have you thought about carving out a special time to honor your changing body? • Is it time to get more information about pregnancy and the labor process? • Are you tired of feeling rushed when seeking information? Are you ready to feel respected when asking questions? • Do you want a natural birth, but are not sure how to make […]

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Is Your Pooch After Pregnancy Diastasis Recti?

Many women come to me after a fitness class and ask why their belly never went back to normal after having a baby. They often tell me how much they exercise and how well they eat but still nothing can get rid of their belly pooch. If you are experiencing this too you should start to research Diastasis Recti. Diastasis Recti is when your abdominal muscles are separated by at least 2.7 cm. Diastasis means […]

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The Benefits of Yoga in the Postpartum Period

Prenatal yoga is a big deal. Prenatal yoga classes are packed. But, then once the baby is born, the practice of yoga drops. However, self-care, including yoga and pranayaman, is equally as important during the postpartum period. The postpartum period is a time of emotional, physical, and mental adjustment. We are no longer able to do the simplest of things for ourselves, like shower or even go to the bathroom! Because the transition to motherhood […]

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Fast Food For Dinner.

Not that kind of fast food, Silly! Fast food, as in food that you don’t have to spend hours on. Fast food that comes together in minutes so you can spend more time doing what you really want to be doing. Here is a short list of the fast food you can pull together in minutes: * Breakfast Tacos- Scrambled eggs sautéed with spinach and a green onion, topped with avocado and salsa. Wrap in […]

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Zumba! Music we Love!

One of my favorite things about Zumba is the variety of music that is used in the classes.  Most of the songs we use are Latin music; Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, Bachata, Reggaeton, Cumbia, etc.  But we also have the opportunity to use music from other world rhythms, and even popular songs.  I recently got permission from an artist I met in California to use his band’s song London Bridge Breakdown for my Zumba class.  […]

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What Did Pregnancy Do To Your Body?

What did pregnancy do to your body? What happened to your abs? If you feel that your body has changed after delivering, you are not alone. In fact, many women experience separation of their superficial abdominals! This condition is called Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (“DRA”) and it affects several women during and after pregnancy. In fact, many women don’t even know if they have a diastasis! There is a lot of conflicting information about how best […]

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Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

By Allie Geer RYT RYPT Are you curious about attending a prenatal yoga class? Prenatal yoga provides the foundation to support and empower a woman through all the stages of her pregnancy. Developing a prenatal yoga practice can provide many benefits not only for yourself but for your growing baby. Physical Benefits of practicing yoga while pregnant: 1. Helps to increase strength and flexibility 2. Helps to alleviate prenatal ailments such as low back pain, […]

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Why should YOU come to Dancing For Birth class?

Benefits of class: · Have More Energy · Sleep Better · Alleviate Aches and Pains · Learn Comfort Measures · Help Baby Align Properly · Enjoy Pregnancy · Experience Relaxation · Relive Heartburn and Indigestion · Improve Mood · Help prevent Gestational Diabetes · Decrease Stress · Boost Endorphins · Reduce Muscle Tension · Improve Fetal Heart Health · Decrease Depression · Gain Coordination and Stamina · Shorten Labor · Reduce chances of Episiotomy, Forceps, […]

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