Health & Fitness

Frequency vs. Duration

  • 2016-09-09

Another semester has started at Cleveland State University and once again I am blessed with the opportunity to teach yoga to students, faculty and s...

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University Yoga Students "Anec...

  • 2016-01-09

[caption id="attachment_2603" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Breath Awareness in Crocodile[/caption] As I am gearing up for Spring semester at C...

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"Proof" that Yoga is Beneficia...

  • 2015-05-04

Over the course of the Spring 2015 semester I had the pleasure of teaching yoga to nearly 100 students at Cleveland State University with classes...

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30 Yoga Nidras in 30 days

  • 2014-09-06

We have finished the second week of classes at Cleveland State University and the yoga classes I am teaching this semester are in full swing. My exp...

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A Valentine to Miami and the G...

  • 2014-02-14

[caption id="attachment_1913" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Friday Night Skate down Ocean Drive-Great EsSkate 2014[/caption] So it is almost a w...

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The Elusive 100

  • 2012-07-09

Two weeks ago I finished my 3rd attempt at 100 push-ups.  This time I managed 70 non-stop. And last week marked one year ( and my 45th year on...

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Still "Pushing" for 100

  • 2012-05-02

About this time last year I embarked on my first attempt to reach 100 pushups through the "7 Weeks to 100 Pushups"  program.  After completing the...

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Lengthening the Bulk-Yoga for...

  • 2011-08-31

Chakrasana (Backbend) Over the winter an old inline skating friend of mine, Adam Steer and his business partner Ryan Murdock  asked me if I would sho...

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Half Way is Okay

  • 2011-06-30

Although because of "life" it took me more than the prescribed 7 weeks to get here, today was the day that I would see if I could really do 108 pu...

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Make it a Mala Instead

  • 2011-06-08

Just about the first comment I received in regard to trying to accomplish 100 push ups in 7 weeks was from my yoga teacher Swami Atmarupa.  She...

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"Drop and Give Me 100!" Push-u...

  • 2011-05-17

My husband, always looking for fitness inspiration and apparently I am not enough, found this book "7 Weeks to 100 Push-Ups"  by Steve Speirs on A...

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Sun Salutation-A "Mini" Study

  • 11/29/2010

Surya Namaskara ( Sun Salutation) Prayer Pose Two weeks ago Dr. Ken Sparks of the Cleveland State University (CSU) Health, Physical Education, R...

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Hydration & Fuel

  • 07/10/2010

With the summer heating up, it is important to remember to be properly hydrated and have enough fuel stores to get through your skate.  Proper sports...

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Life Beyond Your Comfort Zone

  • 05/13/2010

"The following is something that I wrote about 10 years ago when I was the inline skating ""guru"" for a website called ""My Sports Guru.""  The post...

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Mini-Study Part 2: "The Skate...

  • 01/04/2011

To complete  the “mini” study  that was conducted a few weeks earlier on some of the  benefits of sun salutation, efforts were turned toward sk...

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