Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammation or micro-tearing of the soft tissue along the arch of the foot. Since it is most debilitating first thing in the morning, try this simple yoga routine you can do in bed before your feet ever hit the floor.
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8 Everyday Hacks to Building Better Balance
Do you remember the first time you rode a bike? Remember how wobbly and uncertain you were? While it’s true that you never forget how to ride a bike, maintaining your ability to balance as you age takes continued practice.
Beating Breast Cancer: Knowing the Risk Factors
Like my wedding day and the birth of my first child, forever etched in my memory is the day I received my breast cancer diagnosis.
Foot Fitness: Strength & Mobility for Aging Feet
You know it’s important to stay fit for the health of your heart and muscles, but you may not know that foot fitness is just as vital as we age. Learn how your feet change as you age and what you can do to maintain strong, fit feet.
Exercises for Easing Hand Arthritis Pain
Repetitive motions over time can cause “wear and tear” on the ligaments and joints of the hand, leading to the development arthritis in the hands. Finger joints may become swollen, stiff, and painful, making every day tasks difficult. Try these 5 simple hand exercises to help alleviate pain and restore mobility.
Get Off the Couch! It Could Add Years to Your Life
Have you heard that “sitting is the new...
Simple Stretches to Soothe Tight Shoulders
Tight shoulders? Chronic tension in your neck and upper back? Upper back pain and shoulder stiffness are common complaints. Try this short practice for releasing tension.
A 15-Minute Happy Back Practice
End of the day and your back is killing you. Sound familiar? No matter the underlying cause of your back pain, dehydration of the discs between the vertebrae can worsen pain. Try this 15-minute Happy Back Practice to rehydrate and soothe your aching back.
6 Reasons to Practice Yoga to Relieve Arthritis Pain
While there are many kinds of physical activities in which arthritis sufferers can engage, yoga is a safe, gentle and effective way to increase physical activity. Numerous studies confirm that in addition to lessening pain and improving function and mobility, yoga provides important psychological benefits. Here are six (6) reasons to practice yoga if you have arthritis.
Flexibility and Mobility: Why They Matter As We Age
People often come to a yoga class because they want more flexibility. Although flexibility is one of its many benefits, yoga also provides greater mobility which is important, especially as we age. What’s the difference between flexibility & mobility? Is one more important than the other? Read on to find out.