Entries by shiggins

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Why Practice Yoga?

When asked, “Why should one practice Yoga?”, my mind runs through all the amazing physical benefits of learning and working through different yoga poses, and how it keeps my arms and legs toned and helps strengthen my core, and how it relieves stress and mental anxiety.

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Exercise and Immunity

If you’ve been following the news, you know the drill: wash your hands thoroughly, cough or sneeze into a tissue or your elbow, clean surfaces thoroughly, self-isolate if you think you’ve been in contact with an infected person. Until a vaccine is developed, these are the recommendations for preventing the spread of COVID-19. 

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Breathing Techniques and Benefits

Breathing happens naturally on a regular basis. So why should you practice breathing exercises, better known as pranayama? Pranayama comes from the Sanskrit words “prana,” which means breath or life force and “ayama,” which means to extend or expand. When combined together, they mean extension of life force. 

Slow Down Showdown Blog

When it comes to our Kroc Team, YOU motivate US! That’s why we are excited to bring you the Slowdown Showdown: A five-week competition that tracks both community impact and physical impact. Earn points for completing workouts and for staying busy around your house.