Fri, 29 August 2014
Rolf is certified by David Swenson to teach Ashtanga Yoga. He’s also certified at the 500hr level witih Embodyoga. Rolf has studied also studied with Ana Forrest, Dharma Mettra, Beryl Bender Birch, Tias Little, Pattabhi Jois, Richard Freeman, and Rodney Yee.
The importance of the vagus nerve for relaxation and life balance
How yoga, breathing, and mind-body practices stimulate your nervous system—in a good way!
The often-overlooked science of yoga
The physiology of emotional dysfunction and how yoga can help
Thu, 21 August 2014
Stephanie Johnson is a primary school teacher and yoga teacher in Sydney Australia and the founder of an organization called, That Yoga Feeling.
Last year, Stephanie took the plunge, took leave from her job and went to India to study to be a yoga teacher. Now, she teaches yoga at a community class in after school to children.
If kids can really be taught yoga.
Why you need to teach children to meditate.
How to teach kids to meditate.
Thu, 14 August 2014
Jen Kluczkowski is an 800-Hour Certified Jivamutki Yoga teacher, the co-founder and yoga director of Yoga Means Business, a new concept that brings yoga to the workplace. Her organization has been featured in Fast Company, Men's Fitness, The Huffington Post, and many more publications.
Their corporate clients include Facebook, L'Oreal, and the Gilt Groupe, and for anyone stuck in an office most of the day, we're going to talk about some ways to bring yoga to your life.
The life experiences that lead to starting the business of taking yoga to the workplace.
How Yoga Means Business merges fitness with the work environment.
Why yoga is more accessible today than ever.
How a company’s staff integrates yoga into their daily routines.
Thu, 7 August 2014
David Epstein is an investigative reporter who has won numerous awards including the Society of Professional Journalists 2010 Deadline Club Award, Time Inc.’s Henry R. Luce Award for public service, and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association’s “Big Hearted Journalism” award among others.
Epstein is currently best-known for his New York Times bestselling book, The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance, and we're going to be talking about human performance, and discussing nature versus nurture in athletics.
If people are really getting physically faster and athletically superior each year.
What makes athletes anatomically and genetically different?
If it’s hard work, genetics, or both when it comes to athletics?
How the research in genetics and performance is impacting out lives.
Fri, 1 August 2014
Jenni Rawlings is a highly-experienced yoga teacher and the founder of the first dedicated yoga store in the U.S. called, Drishti in Santa Barbara. She's done extensive training with a particular emphasis on anatomy and biomechanics.
Whether or not you should aim to have your mula bandha engaged for your entire practice.
How to better instruct yoga students to engage their core.
What exercises can be complementary to a yoga practice.