Yoga Minutes

Why Is Yoga So Good For You?

June 29, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Host Stacey Millner-Collins

Here’s how you can experience the benefits of meditation in just sixty seconds.

One-Minute Meditation For Reducing Stress

June 22, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Host Stacey Millner-Collins demonstrates a meditation technique

Here’s how you can experience the benefits of meditation in just sixty seconds.

Bridge Pose

June 15, 2020 - Posted in Health
Demonstration of bridge pose

Backbends open the heart, build courage and neutralize the effects of too much sitting.

Downward Facing Dog

June 8, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Yoga instructor Stacey Millner-Collins with student doing downward facing dog

Downward Facing Dog is familiar, but refinement helps us enjoy its exhilarating benefits.

Ujjayi Breath And Practice

June 1, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins

Your breath bridges your body and mind. Ujjayi breath increases energy and concentration.

Chair Yoga #3 Warrior I Pose And Feeling Grounded

May 25, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Yoga instructor Stacey Millner-Collins with student doing chair yoga

Warrior poses cultivate strength and stamina and help us to feel more grounded.

Chair Yoga #2 - The Benefits Of Twists

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins with elderly yoga student in chair

Chair yoga can improve your flexibility and strength, boost your mood and lower stress.

Chair Yoga #1 - When And Why To Use A Chair for Yoga

May 11, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins sitting in chair

Using a chair, people of varying abilities can practice yoga and improve their health.

Now Begins the Practice of Yoga

May 4, 2020 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins

Yoga is much more than the practice of poses. Yoga calms the movements of the mind.

Alignment | YOGA MINUTES

June 18, 2019 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins talks about alignment

During yoga a commonly practiced vinyasa or flow, is moving from downward facing dog to cobra pose. Since we practice this transition so frequently it is important to align the upper body to avoid straining or injuring your shoulders. Alma is here to demonstrate the proper...

Good Posture | YOGA MINUTES

June 11, 2019 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins talks about good posture

How many times have you felt discomfort or tension across your upper back or neck. Unfortunately, this is becoming more common, as we spend time at our computers or on our phones. When we allow our head and shoulders to drop forward the muscles of the upper back misaligned...

Healthy Spine | YOGA MINUTES

June 4, 2019 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins talks about having a healthy spine

Recently several studies have been published stating that sitting, is the new smoking. Emphasizing that each of us needs to sit less and move more. Taking a movement break every thirty minutes will improve health problems like high blood pressure and also help with lower...

Standing Poses | YOGA MINUTES

May 28, 2019 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Standing Poses talks about Standing Poses

If you have been in a yoga class, you soon realize that standing poses are the most fundamental postures. Standing poses create awareness and range of motion throughout the body by building general strength and mobility. Also learning to root and ground your legs in a...

Balanced Action | YOGA MINUTES

May 21, 2019 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins talks about Balanced Action

Pause for a moment to feel the beat of your heart. The in and out of your breath. Everything in our world is in relationship with another complementary force. Think of up and down, back and front, night and day. One helps us to know the other more fully. So within a yoga...

Mindfulness | YOGA MINUTES

May 14, 2019 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins talks about mindfulness

The word mindfulness, is used more and more frequently in conversation these days. What does mindfulness mean and how do we practice it? Simply stated, mindfulness means paying attention in the present moment without judgment, being kind and compassionate to ourselves...

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