Research & Resources
Here’s a peek into that world where the mind can explore new ways of approaching classic formats; where your imagination can stretch along with your body; and where your spirit can soar through pure and powerful inspiration that nourishes the soul.
For the sake of our clients’ health and our business, it’s vital for health coaches to learn about the psychology of motivation and quitting.
Research shows that feelings of competence may facilitate an individual’s ability to optimize the resilience gained from physical activity.
While instructors are not expected to act as physical therapists, it’s worthwhile to learn how to program yoga mobility for pain management.
Mat Pilates benefits for older adults included improved functional mobility, mobility, gait, balance and physical activity.
Can you use yoga for the immune system? Research shows it may have beneficial effects on inflammatory markers and cortisol levels.
Cryotherapy is the application of cold temperatures with ice, cold water or cold air for therapeutic, health and recovery purposes.
Yoga for older adults in their 60s and 70s may have a significant positive effect on fitness after 9–12 weeks of practice.
How we can use the power of curiosity to help clients unlock and swing open the door to the behavior change they seek.
During menopause, women experience a hormonal shift that can often be detrimental to their quality of life and body image. Physical changes in appearance, such as graying hair and wrinkles, are a normal part of…
Experts weigh in on coping with grief in the context of COVID-19, including what’s different about it and how to help yourself and others.
Older women with chronic pain who participated in twice-weekly flow and restorative yoga classes experienced reduced pain.
An overview of what scientific evidence supports, common breathing dysfunctions and a sampling of effective breathwork exercises.
There may be benefits of tai chi for weight loss. Researchers investigated whether tai chi effectively reduces belly fat in older adults.
If you’d like to elevate your fitness services, adding yoga for seniors will set you apart and help your older clients even more.
Discover more about the advantages of social connections in fitness spaces and how you can make them more available to your clients.
Studies have examined the many qualitative benefits of Pilates practice. How do these benefits come into play with Pilates for athletes?
The word posture tends to evoke the image of a schoolgirl standing perfectly erect with a book on her head. More accurately, static posture refers to the way in which a person holds his or her body or assumes certain positions, such as sitting, standing or sleeping. The cumulative effect of the time spent in certain positions can lead to prolonged static-posture damage to both the musculoskeletal and myofascial systems of the body.
As the world puts one foot in front of another after the pandemic, it’s critical to address mental and emotional health and wellness.
Compassionate coaching involves recognizing the needs of another person, feeling empathy for that individual and taking action to help.