Author Archive for: Yoga Chuck

Yoga Chuck’s Practice

Yoga Chuck February 10, 2012 0 comments 0

One hour thirty minutes or more a day six days a week for my Yoga practice, no way right? Well I started out slow five minutes a day and worked my way up. That five minutes would kick my butt and when done I’d need a thirty minute recovery lying on the living room floor to get my energy back.

Yoga Chuck’s Physical Routine

Yoga Chuck February 6, 2012 0 comments 0

Below are the physical practices I do weekly, I believe it helps and works for me. We are all different and some things I do, your body may not agree with.

Restorative Back Bend

Yoga Chuck February 2, 2012 0 comments 0

This supported back bend is a lazy pose. So if you’re saying I’m to tired to do Yoga, this is the perfect pose.

Forward From a Friend

Yoga Chuck January 30, 2012 0 comments 0

Thanks Paula, I like this quote it fits in with some of my previous posts. “He/she lives most life whoever breathes most air.” – Elizabeth Barrett Bryant

Standing & Breathing

Yoga Chuck January 26, 2012 0 comments 0

Do we stand properly? If we don’t, we need to, especially from a breathing standpoint. So many American’s stand with hunched shoulders that restrict the breath from getting the needed long slow inhalation into the belly. With hunched, rounded, or slouched shoulders we are preventing the breath from dropping into the belly.

Yoga Chuck in the Newspaper

Yoga Chuck January 24, 2012 0 comments 0

Thanks to MaryAnn Kromer of “The Advertiser-Tribune” for the nice job putting this article together. http://www.advertiser-tribune.com/page/content.detail/id/543703/Path-to-well-being-starts-with-exercise–yoga-instructors-say.html

The Breath

Yoga Chuck January 21, 2012 0 comments 0

Ok, so I know you can breathe, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this blog. Breathing happens naturally and adapts to whatever situation your in. Whether we get scared in a job interview or we are at the edge of the seat, nail biter, at the end of a game. For instance last weekend my nephew Nick made it to the…

Over-breathing

Yoga Chuck January 16, 2012 0 comments 0

When you over-breath the tendency is to hyperventilate. Hyperventilation: “Excessive rate and depth of respiration leading to abnormal loss of carbon dioxide from blood”, Merriam-Webster. A normal breath is 12 bpm for men and 14 bpm for women. If you are asthmatic your breath might be two times the normal rate.

Yoga Dangerous?

Yoga Chuck January 13, 2012 0 comments 0

Have you seen the e-mail that is circulating, did you watch the nightly news on NBC Thursday, or read any other articles on Yoga being dangerous? Well don’t be shocked, but I agree. Let me explain why.

Safety

Yoga Chuck January 10, 2012 0 comments 0

Hatha Yoga is a NO PAIN, NO PAIN Yoga. Not like any fitness program you’ve done in the past “no pain no gain”.

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