Best Places to Practice Yoga in Denver
DENVER, CO – What’s the best yoga studio in Denver? This question had me scratching my head the more I pondered it. And so it began, the immersion into Denver’s yoga scene. Over the course of a few months, I had the privilege of delving into ten studios, in and around Metro Denver. Of all  [...]
How to do Fallen Star
This is our ongoing how to yoga series. We show you how to do yoga poses, be sure to stay within your abilities. Stretching, meditating and eating healthy combined with a routine yoga practice can do wonders to your heart body, mind, and soul. Fallen Star Yoga Pose Instructions 1. Start in downward dog pose  [...]
How to do Tree Pose
Tree Pose Yoga Pose Instructions Yoga poses focus on the bottom up, meaning the yogi must first focus on creating a strong foundation with the earth for the rest of the alignment pieces to work properly. This is also true for surfing. One must learn to root down to their board in order to balance  [...]
How to do Boat Pose
Boat Pose Yoga Pose Instructions As mentioned previously, core poses are helpful to practice for any surfer. Boat pose is a great way to strengthen the core and improve balance. 1. Begin in a seated position with feet planted firmly in front of you with knees bent. Place hands on knees. Find a fixed focal  [...]
Yoga for Surfers: Airplane/Warrior III
Warrior III Yoga Pose Instructions   Balance is the most vital aspect to address for surfing. The Airplane Yopga pose helps to improve balance and also helps to increase flexibility in shoulders and hips so you can move more fluidly on your board.   1. Begin in mountain pose. Imagine roots growing from your feet,  [...]
REI’s Philanthropic Efforts
To be honest, I tend to feel a bit guilty when I spend money at a large corporation rather than support the small local business. But REI is an exception for me. Despite the fact that they now have 140 locations, I still get the feeling that their stores are run by humans rather than  [...]