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Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2015’

Move of the Week: Adho Mukha Svanasana (Down Dog)

Adho Mukha Svanasana (a.k.a., Downward Facing Dog) Downward Facing Dog is one of those iconic yoga poses that appears many times during a typical class. The pose has many benefits: ~ calms the mind ~ reduces stress ~ energizes the body ~ lengthens the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, arches, and hands ~ strengthens the arms and legs ~ improves digestion ~ …

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Move of the Week: Adho Mukha Svanasana (Down Dog)

Adho Mukha Svanasana (a.k.a., Downward Facing Dog) Downward Facing Dog is one of those iconic yoga poses that appears many times during a typical class. The pose has many benefits: ~ calms the mind ~ reduces stress ~ energizes the body ~ lengthens the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, arches, and hands ~ strengthens the arms and legs ~ improves digestion ~ …

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What I Ate Wednesday

Getting Started As a dietitian, the question I get asked most frequently is, “What do you eat?” So, I though it would be fun to start posting a blog every once in a while with recipes of healthy eats that I enjoy myself and think you will too. I am starting with a typical day for me but let’s face …

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Move of the Week: Chaturanga Dandasana (a.k.a. Four-Limbed Staff Pose)

This week it’s time to focus on one of those yoga poses that has the ability to both empower and frustrate…Chaturanga Dandasana, otherwise known as Four-Limbed Staff Pose or that crazy yoga push up. Chaturanga shows up all the time in Sun Salutations and in the traditional “take a vinyasa” sequence, but the truth is that few of us are …

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