Best Places to Spot the Northern Lights

Best Places to Spot the Northern Lights The northern lights, or auroras, are a natural and colorful light display in the sky that is caused by a collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the thermosphere. The sun is the creator of the northern lights. Essentially, during large solar explosions, the sun releases particles […]

Myofascial Release Contraindications

Here are some contraindications for SMR & MCT release. Maligancy Osteoporosis Oseteomylitis Phlebitis Cellulitis Acute Rheumatoid Arthritis Blood Clot Aneurysm Bursitis Sutures Anticoagulant Therapy Congestive Heart Failure Bleeding Disorders Goiter Eczema / Skin  Lesions Hypersensitive Skin Open Wounds Healing Fractures Obstructive Edema Advanced Diabetes Hemtaoma Febrile State Organ Failure Pregnancy   Resource: NASM Live Myofascial […]

Northwest Yoga Conference: Beyond Pigeon Pose: Yoga for the Hip Flexed Athlete

Namaste Yoga Friends, Thank you so much for attending the conference and my presentation! I hope this information is helpful and I will follow up with an additional PDF or Video on Specific Myofascial release techniques for the hips. Here are some key points to remember from the presentation. – Fascia is part of the […]

Top 7 Most Scenic Marathons

Top 7 Most Scenic Marathons Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on February 8, 2013 at 12:00 pm 492 Likes 22 Tweets Training for and running a marathon requires physical stamina, mental dedication and emotional strength.  Thousands of marathons occur annually, but only a select few have with jaw-dropping views.  Viewing mountains, lakes, beaches and wildlife allow runners to mentally […]