Happy Baby Pose

Benefits: brings awareness to the hip joints stretches the groin and spine promotes relaxation and happiness Practicing Happy Baby Pose: Do not include this pose in your practice if you have a neck or knee injury or if you are pregnant. Warm up for this pose by enjoying child’s pose and hero pose. After relaxingContinue reading “Happy Baby Pose”

Bound Angle Pose

Benefits: Improves circulation and increases energy Stretches the groins, knees, and thighs Reduces pain from sciatica and menstruation Helps to alleviate mild depression and anxiety Aids in the reduction of menopause symptoms May ease childbirth when practiced throughout pregnancy Provides therapeutic benefits for high blood pressure, flat feet, asthma, and infertility Practicing Bound Angle Pose:Continue reading “Bound Angle Pose”

Legs Up the Wall Pose

This pose provides both mental and physical benefits and can be a great resource for runners. Contraindications This pose should be avoided during menstruation or if you have serious neck issues, back issues, or eye issues such as glaucoma. Benefits As both an inversion and a restorative pose, Legs Up the Wall Pose offers manyContinue reading “Legs Up the Wall Pose”

Run Your Mind Training Workbook by Julia Raffaini

New Release! Written by Elevate Running Founder, Julia Raffaini, this book was published yesterday. Description My intention for this workbook is to help runners become more successful by improving their mental training. This workbook is designed to both introduce you to general concepts in sport psychology and to help you to implement psychology techniques toContinue reading “Run Your Mind Training Workbook by Julia Raffaini”

February Yoga Practice

This yoga practice is excellent for runners and is designed to increase hip flexibility. Allow your breath to guide you as you move through the poses listed below. Please visit the link associated with each pose for an image of the pose and additional information including pose alignment and benefits. Opening Cycle: Begin this practiceContinue reading “February Yoga Practice”