Phil Wittmer on Your First Handstand, 1-Arm Chins, and Staying at Sub 10% Body Fat All Year Round (#4)

https://youtu.be/HHGWvko43qE About Phil Phil Wittmer is a performance coach and co-owner of West Coast Strength and Movement, a private training studio in Downtown, Vancouver. This episode of the MoveMind podcast was brought to you by CBD Mountain, the sport and fitness CBD. Head over to CBD Mountain for a range of soft gels, skin balms, … Continue reading Phil Wittmer on Your First Handstand, 1-Arm Chins, and Staying at Sub 10% Body Fat All Year Round (#4)

Zahir Akram on Self-Realisation, How to Teach a Teacher, and Why Yoga Might Not Fix Your Back Pain (#3)

https://youtu.be/MCjDJFlEC1Y ABOUT ZAHIR Zahir Akram is an author, yoga teacher and owner of Akram Yoga studio in Surrey, UK. Really enjoyed talking to one of my great yoga teachers. We explore some ideas in Zahir's new book, “Yoga, Meditation or Madness” around the path to self-realisation, teaching teachers and how to approach doing yoga if … Continue reading Zahir Akram on Self-Realisation, How to Teach a Teacher, and Why Yoga Might Not Fix Your Back Pain (#3)

Breaking down the Sun Salutation; step by step.

“Practice implies a certain methodology, involving effort. It has to be followed uninterruptedly for a long time, with firm resolve, application, attention and devotion, to create a stable foundation for the training the mind, intelligence, ego and consciousness.” B.K.S. Iyengar This is a basic version of the Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskar A. It is … Continue reading Breaking down the Sun Salutation; step by step.

Why is physical education so important?

'Physical Education' or 'P.E.' was the title of a class I had to attend in school up until age 16.It always felt like an extra form of recess to me. Really, we just played games. Formally, we were taught next to nothing. It was play time during school time, we were allowed to let off … Continue reading Why is physical education so important?

The restorative power of Yoga (Asana)

Sun Salutation - Surya Namaskar A Yoga - an ancient, non-religious system designed to assist humans with the intricacies of living life, developed around the Himalayan regions of India, Nepal and Tibet. Asana - translated from Sanskrit; to sit . Asana is 1/8th of the 8-limbed system of Yoga, which we now understand as creating … Continue reading The restorative power of Yoga (Asana)