Saturday, May 28, 2011

Meat & Potatoes Yoga

You read the subject correctly... meat & potatoes yoga. I am talking about the nitty gritty of how we can best move our bodies. You guessed it - alignment. After reading this "tell it like it is" blog post or rant to yoga teachers, I was inspired to dive deeper into teaching alignment rather than facilitating a yoga class.

Alignment is a big component in my classes and will especially be so in the June 26 yoga retreat. This is an opportunity for you to learn or refine your postures in a way that most benefits you as well as to get away from the "busy-ness" of life. You will leave this retreat replenished, energized and excited about yoga. The first five people to register receive $5 off; use the coupon codefirstfive.

Many of you know I am a firm believer of getting the most out of every moment and choice. I know that I want to get as many of the benefits I can out of every move I make or food I eat. I assume this to be true for you as well. Unfortunately this is not how we are taught. All too often I hear people whine about not "making progress" in fitness or weight goals. The problem is usually very clear... the individual is doing "maintenance" movements rather than "progressive" exercise. For example going on a 30 minute walk 3 times a week is great for maintaining health but more than likely will not enable you to drop 10 pounds.

Combining the best methods to build strength and increase cardiovascular fitness Fit Walks are an opportunity to get outside and "progressively" exercise. I have a class in Des Moines as well as Indianola and as always am happy to put together a private or small group class at your convenience. 

This newsletter is packed with useful information. Please contact me if you have any questions or want to learn more. I hope to see you this June.

peace & love,
Lynn DuBord

PS It has been brought to my attention that my email acts up... please never hesitate to give me a call. Assume I did not get your message - that it may have gotten lost in e-space. I will always respond to an email or phone call.