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Lifetime Network Features Gwen Lawrence

Lifetime Network Features Gwen Lawrence

The Lifetime Network and the Health Corner Show recently featured me and the work I do with not just athletes but with people that struggle with diseases as severe as Multiple Sclerosis. The healing powers of the type of Power Yoga I teach go way beyond the needs of a player with a sprained ankle or torn hamstring… var playerhost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://www.ezs3.com/secure/"... [Read more]

Top 10 Sports Injuries!

Top 10 Sports Injuries!

Top 10 Sport Related Injuries – And The Power Yoga Pose To Avoid Them!!! Be grateful you're not this guy... Ouch! The most common reason for sport related injuries for a recreational athlete to a Pro, from age 10-80, is over use and abuse.  In my experience most injuries arise because athletes disconnect from their body.  Their eye is on perfection, their job or beating the next kid, and... [Read more]

Why Do My Heels Hurt?

Why Do My Heels Hurt?

Plantar Fasciitis: How To Heal The Sole By Gwen Lawrence For athletes, this is one of the most common sources of heel pain.  Plantar Fascia is a ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes.  Strain to the fascia weakens it causing pain and swelling in the heel.  It is a problem that plagues football players, tennis players, soccer players and basketball players every day. Causes: [Read more]  Read More →

Do You Make These Breathing Mistakes?

Do You Make These Breathing Mistakes?

BREATHING IS BELIEVING: THE IMPORTANCE OF NASAL BREATHING By Gwen Lawrence I grew up in an age of Jane Fonda marathons and No pain No gain mantras.  Where the way of the warrior was breathing in through the nose and out through the mouth.  I lived my life this way as an exercise enthusiast and dancer through college, with out ever questioning the theory.  Now I know better.  Question everything! ... [Read more]

Warrior One

Warrior One

A pose of fire, bravery and virtue, Warrior one is a pose that is highly recognizable for the beginning Yogi to the advanced.  One of the first poses learned in yoga, it is a nice time for the practitioner to feel their grounding and set their intention for practice while building heat. How To:  Warrior One Start in a standing straddle pose on your mat.  Make the distance between your feet approximately... [Read more]