The World on My Shoulders

The World on My Shoulders

With great power comes great responsibility. We all know the image of the strong man, holding up a gigantic weight atop impressively broad shoulders. But that image is a bit deceptive. In that strong man’s body, the legs are doing the majority of the heavy...
The ABCs of Caring for the Core

The ABCs of Caring for the Core

If you’ve ever joined a gym or watched a fitness video, or even casually browsed Instagram, you likely have encountered and internalized certain ideas about core strength. We’re admonished to blast away the fat in pursuit of “killer abs.”...
Why Spinal Alignment Matters in Yoga for CF

Why Spinal Alignment Matters in Yoga for CF

Your spine is your lifeline. A string of 33 vertebrae, this bony structure is naturally designed in such a way that it balances stability and mobility. It protects the spinal cord, the major pathway of nerves sending signals to our brain. That spinal cord is...
Yoga Anatomy: The Art and Science of a Human, Being

Yoga Anatomy: The Art and Science of a Human, Being

Hello, my fellow human beings. My fellow humans, being. As we kick off #AlignmentApril, I wanted to share a little about yoga anatomy as it relates to Cystic Fibrosis, the what and the why of this coming month. Sometimes we’re so focused on Cystic Fibrosis, we...
Yoga and Spirituality: More Than Meets the Eye

Yoga and Spirituality: More Than Meets the Eye

I’m going to talk about something that I don’t typically talk about in a CF setting . . . or even in a general public yoga class setting. I’m going to talk about a four letter word that starts with S. Soul. I’m pretty private about my faith, and don’t often share much...
Meet Heather – teaching gentle yoga in March!

Meet Heather – teaching gentle yoga in March!

As a teacher, I strive to give my students the space to make each practice their own. I’m guiding an experience that is just as much about relaxation and breathing as it is about moving. My goal is to guide a practice that allows you to be just where you are, enjoy the physical sensation of moving, and gain awareness of the entire body in the process.

Kids Yoga for CF Families this February

Kids Yoga for CF Families this February

The benefits of a yoga practice for kids are vast, especially for CF kids. Yoga is one of the most highly recommended forms of exercise for people with CF of all ages, due to its focus on the breath and the body awareness it develops.