Shape Shifter Yoga
A decade ago, if you told me I’d be using yoga in my training I’d have punched you in the nose. […ok, maybe not… but I would not have been amused…]
Yep, I used to be a yoga-hater. And I still wouldn’t consider myself a "yoga guy". But I’ve taught "yoga" classes. And I include yoga-inspired movements in all the fitness programs I write for my clients.
It all started in 1999. I was teaching a workshop in Singapore. After a mammoth 24 hour trip from Quebec City, I was achy, tired and stiff.
Looking back, I guess that was the straw that broke the camel’s back. I looked like I was in great shape on the outside….
But the truth…! I felt like crap! I was tired of waking up with aches and pains every morning. And I was frustrated — I couldn’t even raise my right arm above my head!
Even sitting was a problem. Yeah, can you imagine??? When I got down on the floor with my legs stretched out, I couldn’t sit with a… Read more…