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WORKOUT WEDNESDAY // YOGA FOR A CAUSE

// Nothing makes us more proud of our FitPro Elites than to see them make a difference in the community. Jessica Jablonski is not only a Splits59 FitPro Elite, but she is also an instructor at Hustle N Flow in Venice as well as an Affirmats Sales Guru. Jessica recently instructed a yoga class at SoHo Yoga for disabled children from Hermosa Beach schools...

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY // MAT MASTERS

Workout Wednesdays: Aerial Yoga

Aerial Yoga Are you bored with the elliptical?  Sure there are times I just want to throw on my sneakers and go for a run, or hit the yoga studio for some straightforward flow, but sometimes the thrill-seeker in me craves something different.  Fusion is a huge buzzword in fitness right now, and there’s something to tickle everyone’s fancy.  From Pound (cardio...

Workout Wednesdays: Why Flexibility is Important

  When I saw Brian Orakpo, Linebacker for the Washington Redskins, and Frank Okam, Defensive Tackle for the New York Giants, coming to my studio looking for flexibility, I wanted to offer them more that just flexibility. After all, Dancers Shape specializes in techniques that offer injury prevention and rehabilitation benefits, so why stop with just...

Lessons from the Crash Pad

  A while back I was in an evening yoga class. We started playing around with jumping into Bakasana, or Crow pose. I though the teacher was crazy and that I was sure to crack my skull, break my neck or both. I set up my "crash pad" as she called it and watched her demonstrate. I was certain that she was about to magically float into this position with impossible grace...