Willow Ryan

Willow Ryan

 

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Without fat and protein, we expire. These two nutrients are essential to our joints, organs, and brain function. So, chew on these yummy balls.
Upon blundering through the handstand straddle one day, I realized my approach was chaotic and unfocused. I was practicing consistently, but I was getting inconsistent results.
The best style of yoga for one person isn't the best for everyone. Willow offers advice on choosing a style of yoga that offers physical and mental challenges for your specific personality.
You're all about intensity, but sometimes, whether you want to admit it or not, you get tired, too. What do you do about it? Here are five ways to refuel and get back into the race!
The serratus anterior might not be the most visible of muscles, but it's quite important for our breathing and our movement. Find out how it works and how to strengthen it.
As a yogi and a park ranger, I have become aware of the true meaning of self preservation and self defense. Drop the ignorance, not the weapons. Remain practical, vigilant, and peaceful!
This series of stretches relieves tension in the fingers, wrists, forearms, and elbows. Great for athletes, massage therapists, techies, bartenders, and people with carpal tunnel syndrome.
Like anybody, sometimes I get bored with my yoga practice. So in this particular sequence I shed more than my mental layers - the pants had to go, too!
The winter weather and lack of sunshine got you down? You can help fight the winter blues by detoxing and feeding your body properly. Here are some easy, nutrient-dense recipes to try.
Sometimes doing something for enjoyment and doing something in pursuit of a goal can seem at odds with each other. But I think it's possible to meld the two into a beautiful practice for improvement.
Too often we lose track of what can be our greatest healing method: humor. Being disciplined is necessary for success, but sometimes we go to far. Try this yoga pose for joy and see what results!
What you don’t say might just kill you. Relieve stress by walking through the fear to speak up for yourself. Tips, poses, and meditations to say what you really want to say without fear or judgement.