See early progress in 58-year-old man’s quest to dunk

When I finished jumping up and landing on a big 20-inch-high box my personal trainer, Darryl Harris, looked about as surprised as I did. That was Tuesday. And after two sessions I am learning a lot about technique and concentration, literally willing your thighs to explode upward. Last week I had my first of what will be dozens of these workouts with Harris, who is helping me, a 58-year-old man with an incurable brain disease to dunk a basketball on [...]

Kids at Kansas City-area school learn skills on yoga to help make better decisions |

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) — Armani Dorch and his classmates are learning superhero yoga. “It makes you peaceful not mad again and sometimes you even do it when you’re not even mad,” Dorch said. He goes to the Academy for Integrated Arts Charter School on Troost Avenue. It’s a mindful school. “We believe that our work includes addressing the whole child, so we believe it’s important to attend to social-emotional learning, as social-emotional learning helps children to be successful academically,” executive [...]

Nieuw lesblok yin yoga | Nieuwsblad Geldermalsen

Vanaf 12 november start er bij Yoga Geldermalsen een nieuw lesblok yin yoga van 10 lessen. Je bent van harte welkom voor een proefles. Er zijn weer verschillende plekjes vrij. Bij yin yoga blijven we langer statisch in een houding. Hierdoor kunnen de spieren en het dieper liggende bindweefsel ontspannen. Wanneer we in zo’n houding zijn, worden we ons bewust van wat we voelen, denken, weerstand of emoties. We leren om liefdevol al deze sensaties toe te laten en [...]

Breaking down 10 yoga styles to help you find your flow

Whether you do yoga at the local YMCA, at a trendy fitness studio or with an app on your living room floor, you probably know there are plenty of ways to get into the flow. But figuring out which practice best suits your physical and mental goals can be tougher than holding half-moon pose, and a two-sentence description on a class schedule can hardly communicate what the myriad lineages and contemporary adaptations are meant to offer you. Yoga – [...]

What to do Weekly: Oct. 31

Even as lower temperatures approach, you shouldn’t stay inside away from all these fun events. Here is this week’s What to Do Weekly: #1) Celebrate Halloween. Ok, perhaps the majority of the student body indulged in Halloween celebrations this past weekend, but there are still some spooky concerts to attend at Falstaff’s. WSPN is hosting a Prince cover band tonight from 7:30-9pm and Lively Lucy’s is having an “Electric Spookaloo” tomorrow at 8pm with performances by Marcia Custer and [...]

Six activities for the offseason

The triathlon season can be a long grind. In Canada, the triathlon season typically lasts from May to late September. That isn’t a long of a season compared to those down south, but with a number of races occurring weekend after weekend and many distances to choose from, the season can be pretty busy. Considering the endless winter months of training indoors, it’s in your best interest to change up the routine. The last thing you want to do after [...]

Yoga outside the studio – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

FLY yoga Teacher Training Class of 2018. —Abigail Gallant If you’re looking for something to help solve those winter blues, Sherry Sidoti is offering her annual yoga teacher training from Jan. 11 through Jan. 20, and April 12 through 21. It’s a residential immersion broken up into two sessions — a breakdown that compliments the teachings most. But before we get into those details, Sherry’s offering a new scholarship program that not only alleviates the cost of the 200-hour [...]

Your Health: Hatha or hot? Vinyasa or yin?A breakdown of yoga practices to help you find your flow – News – New Bern Sun Journal

Whether you do yoga at the local YMCA, at a trendy fitness studio or with an app on your living room floor, you probably know there are plenty of ways to get into the flow. But figuring out which practice best suits your physical and mental goals can be tougher than holding half-moon pose, and a two-sentence description on a class schedule can hardly communicate what the myriad lineages and contemporary adaptations are meant to offer you.   Yoga – [...]

Classes in the Downriver area | Downriver Life

Downriver Classes is a listing of classes taking place throughout the Downriver community. To submit an event, send an email to downriverlife@thenewsherald.com. List the time, date, location, cost and contact information. For a complete listing, visit www.TheNewsHerald.com/DownriverLife. ONGOING CLASSES Kim’s Walk Party: Low-impact, walk-aerobics class, from 4:30-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Victory Gym, 23156 King Road, Brownstown. Cost: $5 per class/ For more information, contact: Kim at 313-690-3255. Free exercise classes: 1 to 2 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; Ecorse Senior [...]