Can exercise reduce your anxiety and boost your mood? Research says yes! According to this article studies suggest that regular exercise can help alleviate anxiety as much as medications and the effects may last longer than those of drugs. While short 10 to 15 minute bouts of exercise can improve your fitness and your mood, […]
Here is a recent article from the New York Times about upcoming fall marathons. The author mentions The Portland Marathon happening October 4th as well as several others across the country and around the globe. For most of these races you need to sign up well in advance and training coaches like Jeff Galloway recommend […]
Aloha! I am back from a week in Maui and am now getting around to uploading my photos. The reason for my trip, along with vacation, was a Table top Thai Stretching course with Valerie “Passion Flower” Mandall. We learned an excellent lower body routine that I have been testing out on clients this week […]
My friend Jill Allen and I saw a sneak preview of the movie Enlighten Up! last night. It follows a yoga novice as he takes a variety of classes in the U.S., and around the globe. He experiments with Bikram, Kundalini, Iyengar and meditation. This is definitely worth seeing if you are curious about how […]
Looking for some new gear? Get ready for spring training with these five things.
Spring has sprung in Portland! Cherry trees and magnolias are blooming. Tulips are popping up all over my neighborhood. Unfortunately for some of you this may mean a runny nose and itchy eyes. I have spoken with several of you this week suffering from allergy symptoms. Here is an article from the New York Times […]