What the Fascia?

Erin M Smith Events, Instructor Contribution, Science, yoga anatomy 0 Comments

Healthy fascia is fluid, springy, and strong. It responds to movement with ease and creates a light feeling which transfers to using less energy to do things and our muscles and body will work less and move with greater efficiency. Now that you know what fascia is, how to we help to create fluidity? A few great ways are: Massage, …

But Why?

Mandy Ryle Instructor Contribution, Science, SMY Staff 0 Comments

Why does yoga make you feel so good? Any physical activity can elevate your mood and hopefully make you feel better in your body. But yoga has an edge on other types of fitness, doesn’t it? Some research suggests that yoga “tones” the vagus nerve, no that’s not a euphemism…. Good Vagal Tone contributes to better sleep and better digestion. …