January and February were “eye opening” months for many of the women in my Conscious Movements, Fit and Flexible classes. At least a half dozen of the regulars were gone for cataract surgery. As the end of February rolled around and the women started returning to class, the buzz of conversations before class was about who their doctors were, how
Do you ever feel yourself taking a deep breath in as if you are bracing yourself for a shock? We are told how healthy it is to breath and connect with our breath, and yet sometimes we use that very breathe in a way that tenses our body rather than releases the tension we hold in our bodies.
When my Fit and Flexible and Yoga clients first attend class, they often think that they need to push longer and harder to achieve a goal, just as they did when they were young. But I have found a steady, consistent, sometimes softer, and always a more conscious approach helps them develop and maintain renewed strength and flexibility without injuring