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247 Cardio Yoga

By Steffi / April 23, 2021 / Comments Off on 247 Cardio Yoga

Join Stacey to learn how to develop a sweat-drenched, mind-altering exercise experience that will shift your students’ fitness endorphin high into the next dimension! This is not simply yoga sped up; it’s smart fitness blended with powerful yogic philosophy. Based on scientific “power posturing” and rhythmic drills, you’ll discover program design strategies to build the…

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217 The Role of Fascia Beyond Myofascial Dysfunction and Trigger Points

By Steffi / April 22, 2021 / Comments Off on 217 The Role of Fascia Beyond Myofascial Dysfunction and Trigger Points

Fascia is a dynamic system that plays a significant role in joint pain and instability, inflammation, the lymphatic system and neurological regulation. MELT Method creator Sue Hitzmann will help you understand the neurofascial connection, how fascial dysfunction impacts health and longevity, and the inflammation loop that perpetuates chronic pain. She’ll also discuss how to sense…

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157 Barre Triple Threat

By Steffi / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on 157 Barre Triple Threat

What do you get when you bring a Pilates guru, a musicality czar and a programming genius together? A triple-threat barre workout like no other! Come see why great program design is often most successful when you blend the skill sets and expertise of many. You will leave this workshop with a simple system for…

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127 STOTT PILATES®: Conditioning Towel Workout

By Steffi / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on 127 STOTT PILATES®: Conditioning Towel Workout

This simple Pilates-based routine, developed by the Merrithew™ team, uses the support and resistance of a Conditioning Towel to maintain form. Ideal for those who are less flexible, the towel helps increase range of motion of the joints and allows muscles to lengthen effectively. Scapular and shoulder stability are highlighted while core strength and stability…

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177 Boosting the Brain With Cognitive Tasks: Dual-Tasking Principles and Applications

By Steffi / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on 177 Boosting the Brain With Cognitive Tasks: Dual-Tasking Principles and Applications

Exercise programs are often developed in response to goals that pertain to physical adaptations, such as weight loss, mobility, balance, hypertrophy, performance and more. However, health and fitness professionals are now faced with a new challenge, addressing the epidemic of cognitive decline and accelerated brain aging. As we continue to understand the brain-boosting benefits of…

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137 The Forgotten Salutations

By Steffi / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on 137 The Forgotten Salutations

You’ve either heard about or practiced the popular sun salutation. Join Lawrence in the practice of two other ancient salutations, the moon and earth salutations, manipulating both mobility and stability. The earth salutation incorporates more floor work, and the moon salutation incorporates more standing postures. Learn how to incorporate these vinyasas into your yogic practice!

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