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Suzette O'Byrne

Suzette OÔÇÖByrne started working as an educator, instructor and manager in the health and fitness industry in 1989. In addition to being the owner of a successful yoga therapy and personal training business, Suzette is a Master Trainer with Keiser Corporation and TRX Senior Suspension Trainer, teaching at conferences, workshops and teacher training programs throughout North America. Suzette is a faculty member and advisory committee chair with Mount Royal UniversityÔÇÖs Yoga Therapy Program in Calgary, Alberta and is the author of the book Yoga for the Core: Finding Stability in an Unstable Environment. SuzetteÔÇÖs credentials include Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Yoga Association of Alberta Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor, Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (500 level), AFLCA Trainer of Fitness Leaders (Group Fitness, Resistance Training, Older Adults, Aquatic Fitness), Keiser Master Trainer, TRX Suspension Trainer, STOTT PILATES* trained mat & reformer instructor, ACE personal trainer and the

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Postpartum Yoga Poses: Cues and Benefits

July 19, 2013

Many women enjoy the benefits of yoga or other exercise during pregnancy, but then become inactive postpartum—perhaps because they don’t know which activities are safe or appropriate. Sadly, they miss the opportunity to restore a gateway to stability in the body, and later they may find themselves hampered by weaknesses in the pelvic floor and…

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Yoga as Therapy for Postpartum Clients

March 25, 2013

Many women enjoy the benefits of yoga or other exercise during pregnancy, but then become inactive postpartum—perhaps because they don’t know which activities are safe or appropriate. Sadly, they miss the opportunity to restore a gateway to stability in the body, and later they may find themselves hampered by weaknesses in the pelvic floor and…

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Finish the Hill

October 1, 2011

My former race coach used to encourage our cycling team to “finish the hill,” to ensure we didn’t power down prematurely. As you start your indoor cycling cool-down, that can be a great reminder for both you and participants. Allowing your instruction to relax completely as class winds down can be detrimental; participants may respond by losing interest, leaving, or turning it into a social networking opportunity and ignoring you.

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