Star Bang’in Workouts With Sam

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Are you fired up and ready for the Fourth of July? Sam sure is! Checkout Sam’s circuit training workout this weekend!  Fireworks, BBQ’s with friends and family, beer pong parties or maybe you’re hitting the road for a mellow weekend get-a-way. Sounds great to me. Whatever your plans are for the holiday weekend; relax, enjoy […]

Why Heartbreak Could Be The Best Thing Your Yoga Ever Had

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A few weeks ago,  just before the midday temperature in Central Park peaked at 104 degrees, I threw a suitcase and a sunhat in my trunk and headed for the Kripalu Institute. As dramatic as it was to take off down the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, The Black Keys blasting, this trip had been planned for weeks. […]

Adho Mukha Svanasana A.K.A. Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing Dog Pose (Ardho Mukha Svanasana)

This pose is the home base in Vinyasa, a staple of  Hatha Yoga. A pose that most anyone can do and benefit greatly from. The grounded feeling of all four paws pressing firmly into your yoga mat creates a total experience of stability. Your hands, arms, and shoulders strengthen while your hamstrings and calves lengthen. […]