62 Items Tagged

posture

How The Alexander Technique Healed My Chronic Pain

At some point in their lives, everyone will eventually experience pain due to compression. We'll seek help from doctors, chiropractors, acupuncturists...

Mark Josefsberg
October 11 2014

Stuck At Work? 6 Pilates Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk

With interest spreading at a rate that might have surprised Joseph Pilates himself, it’s no wonder men and women are thinking beyond the mat and...

Christie Seaver
October 7 2014

Do You Sit All Day? Try This Strategy To Improve Your Posture

Modern society has us bent out of shape, making us hunch over laptops, tablets and smartphones for the majority of our days. As the workplace...

Rupal M. Patel
September 16 2014

A Simple Yoga Sequence To Open Your Hips If You Sit Too Much

Our hip flexors can become really tight and shortened from sitting too much, which can lead to lower back issues.

Sasha Taylor North
September 11 2014

3 Easy Steps To Keep Your Office Chair From Killing You (Video)

Are you stuck in a chair all day long? Probably your back, neck and shoulders don't feel so great. You always need a good massage, and if you get a...

Michael Taylor
September 10 2014

5 Exercises To Improve Your Posture (Infographic)

Long days of sitting, standing, or not getting enough exercise are enough to drive a person to bad posture! If you see yourself slumping forward, you...

Rupal M. Patel
September 9 2014

4 Simple Steps To Get Great Posture (Video)

Our posture both reflects and creates how we feel and how we live, so obviously good posture is so important! When it's not so good, we often feel...

Michael Taylor
August 9 2014

Why Standing Desks Might Not Work For You

Standing desks are all the rage lately, but they aren't good for you if you don’t stand correctly. This should be a common sense concept, but many...

Jonathan FitzGordon
July 18 2014

11 Questions To Ask The Next Time You Feel Out Of Whack

Does your energy seem stagnant, your pain never-ending and your stress over silly things is sky-high? You may be wondering: Why am I feeling off? Our...

Reshma Patel, DPT
March 29 2014

9 Positions That Will Improve Your Posture (And Your Yoga Practice)

When you learn anatomy, either for yoga or any other discipline, you’ll learn about “Anatomical Position.” This term describes any position from which...

Karen Fabian
March 11 2014

Are You Destroying Your Back With Your Desk Posture? (Video)

Don't be scared away by the Spanish-langauge ad for Vodafone in the clip below! This 1-minute animated video will change your life and your posture....

January 14 2013

5 Tips To Be Fierce In Warrior II

The Warrior poses were given their name for a reason. They are powerful and activating postures that build strength, balance and stamina. Many...

Gigi Yogini
January 3 2013

Get Great Posture in 5 Easy Steps

As a certified yoga therapist, nearly all of the painful conditions I see on a regular basis stem from poor posture that could be easily corrected.

Shanda Packard
December 15 2012

Time to Take an Office Stretch Break!

Time for a stretch break! Time for a timeout from your day. Time to re-center and take in some really deep oxygen-rich breaths.

Jennifer Jarrett
December 15 2012

If You're Going to Wear High Heels, Be Healthy About It

Holiday season means more parties, which means pulling out those favorite holiday heels. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned stiletto-strutter,...

Dr. Emily Splichal
November 30 2012

5 Ways to Meditate on the Subway (Or During Your Commute)

I’ve spent a lot of time on New York City's subway system both in a 9 to 5 job and as a freelancer. To put it simply: I’ve seen a lot.

Angelica Olstad
November 30 2012

6 Ways Pilates Can Improve Your Running

When I think about fall, many things come to mind: pumpkins, leaves changing color, cooler temperatures, sweatshirts, apples, and the holidays.

Heather Dorak
November 10 2012

10 Reasons to Give More Hugs

Have you ever had the kind of busy day that perhaps leaves you feeling a bit physically disconnected? I have, and I rarely notice this until someone...

Sara Courter
October 24 2012

A Little Drill to Help Your Posture

Finding your ideal anatomical posture can be difficult. We never really know what we look like unless we're looking in the mirror.

Hayley Hobson
October 16 2012