Asana Analysis: Plank

This is a strong pose that is typically a part of any vinyasa or power-style yoga class. It is a great pose for improving strength,...

Asana Analysis: Mini-Cobra

This modification of Bhujangasana is extremely useful for anyone who practices yoga. It helps to increase the mobility and awareness of...

Top Ten Yoga Postures for Golf

Spring is in the air, daylight savings is in full swing, and Easter and Passover are history. And hopefully these April snow showers are...

Asana Analysis Downward Dog

This iconic pose is done in almost any hatha yoga class. It captures the essence of yoga in that it combines strength and flexibility,...

10 Reasons to Cross Country Ski:

Time for another updated Pragmatic Yogi blog post... In my mid-30s, I discovered Nordic skiing, otherwise known as cross country or XC...

Meditating in the New Year 2021

It’s a new year and a new decade... again! I originally wrote this post 1o years ago when I was blogging as The Pragmatic Yogi. A lot has...

The Practical Side of Yoga

I am a physical therapist. I have always loved all things physical. Physical fitness, physiology, physical medicine, even the physics of...