When you spend all day sitting, the front of your body grows tight as the back becomes weak. Core work and yoga to the rescue!
Here are notes on a core program to take you beyond planks and crunches, for better sports performance—and better comfort all day long.
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Sage and her friends offer Yoga for Outdoor Athletes clinics at REI stores nationwide in March. Come learn how yoga can help you stay injury-free and focused, in sports and in life. Sage will be in the Seattle area, Chicago, Minneapolis, and New York City; her colleagues will hit spots including Southern California, the Bay Area, Oregon, Arizona, the Southeast, and Massachusetts. Read more . . .
If you’re not giving recovery as much weight as training, you’re missing out on the potential for peak performance. Rest wisely! The Athlete’s Guide to Recovery will help. Read more . . .
Spend a summer with Sage in beautiful Carrboro, North Carolina, and become a yoga teacher or finish an advanced studies program—we have intensives for both the 200- and 300-hour levels, as well as a certification program in teaching yoga to athletes. And at Sage Yoga Teacher Training, you’ll find tools for professional development no matter what your background is. Read more . . .
Yoga for Athletes, Mondays, 6:00–7:15 p.m, at the Carrboro Yoga Company in Chapel Hill/Carrboro, NC
Flow Yoga, Wednesdays, 4:30–5:30 p.m., at the Carrboro Yoga Company in Chapel Hill/Carrboro, NC
Flow Yoga, Thursdays, noon–1:00 p.m., at the Durham Yoga Company in Durham, NC
An extensive library of yoga classes for athletes and everyone with Sage is available online, anytime at YogaVibes
We’re now taking preorders for signed copies of Sage’s forthcoming book, Everyday Yoga.
If you liked The Athlete’s Pocket Guide to Yoga, you’ll love Everyday Yoga, which provides endless opportunities to explore and practice yoga in your own home:
Each Everyday Yoga routine moves the spine in every direction and loosens tight hips in routines that can last from 5 to 50 minutes, leaving readers satisfied and relaxed. By sequencing several routines together, readers can build stronger, more flexible, injury-resistant bodies.