Tag: Yoga

Moving Past Pain

By Peg Ryan Mile High Pilates and Yoga September 11,2016 On my walk this morning I ran into a friend I had not seen for some time.  She seemed to be walking well, but I knew she had foot surgery within the last year or so and I […]

The Power of Community

Peg Ryan Mile High Pilates and Yoga The power of community is both humbling and inspiring.  Each of us has our own special individual gifts to offer the world.  But when we join those gifts together an energy is created by the group that can be greater than the […]

Stretching – A Beneficial Exercise

Peg Ryan Mile High Pilates and Yoga Over the many years I’ve been involved in the fitness industry I’ve seen different theories and recommendations regarding stretching. Certain questions like “Should I stretch before or after exercise?” or “Should stretching be static (not moving) or dynamic (incorporating motion)?” have at […]

Better Days

  Peg Ryan Mile High Pilates and Yoga Every day is different. Even people living a completely ritualized existence will need to acknowledge this fact.  If nothing else, think about weather.  There may be places on earth where the weather is the same every day, but I doubt it. […]

Exercise! A Little Goes a Long Way

By Peg Ryan Mile High Pilates and Yoga This blog has been touting the benefits of exercise since its inception.  Any of you who have ever been involved in marketing know that repetition is the key to getting your message to penetrate.  As a movement evangelist I agree […]

Time For a Change

By Peg Ryan Mile High Pilates and Yoga This week I attended a seminar on Successful Behavior Change presented by Mary Ann Hodorowicz.  Although this talk was primarily aimed at clinical educators much of it was applicable to anyone attempting to change behavior for one reason or another. […]

Yes – Yoga is for You!

By Peg Ryan Mile High Pilates and Yoga As a strong advocate of yoga for all, I am somewhat disturbed by the proliferation of images that portray yoga as more like gymnastics than the cultivation of a mind/body connection.  Yoga was originally developed as a contemplative practice to […]