Superheroes that wish to make a real difference must train themselves in peak energy, resilience and performance. Such energy comes from an ability to generate, maintain and magnify one’s biophysical resources. One of the most important skills for this is breath and energy control, which the yogis called ‘Pranayama’.
Pranayama is considered by yogis to be the path to immortality (amrita), as it gradually leads you back to the energetic source of all life, or ‘prana’. Being in healthy contact …Read On
Fellow Hero, I bring you a simple and short yoga sequence that is dear to my heart (and neck). As I spend solid amounts of time sitting in front of a computer, I have been forced to discover stretching and strengthening sequences that skillfully release upper back, shoulder and neck pain.
Though I am outdoors in this video, the sequence is structured such that you can do almost all of it in a chair in front of your desk. As …Read On
If you know you are here to be a real-life Superhero, and are looking for a yoga form designed to support your Superhero training, this post’s for you. With great joy and excitement, I introduce the world’s first official Superhero Yoga.
For 12 years I have been engaged in intensive research into the place of physical yoga in modern society–how it can be a vehicle and technology for present day imbalances and near future achievements.
I believe humans are …Read On
As a personal trainer and stress/wellness expert, people often share with me their health situations. And, I almost always encourage some form of physical movement, embodiment or just simple warm-up exercises.
Yet I cannot tell you how many times the response I get when suggesting this is some version of ‘I just don’t have time to stop and stretch. I’ve got too much to do.’
Well, in the name of being an excuse-destroyer, I have created a simple, quick and …Read On
At a certain point in your yoga journey, you will reach this transition. For some sooner; for others later. But you will reach it.
Let me give a context:
Defined one way, yoga is the development of energy awareness and control for the purpose of realizing freedom, AND the resulting freedom itself.
I will say again: yoga is the awareness and control of one’s energies for freedom.
The most dense form of your energy is your physical …Read On