Mindful Strength Blog - Kathryn Bruni-Young

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What does it mean to engage your core?

What does it mean to engage your core?

Take Our Quick Survey We have put together two surveys, one for teachers and one for movement class participants (non-teachers) to gather information about the core. There are many ideas out there, and even a bit of confusion surrounding what we should do with our...

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Is this yoga? What is yoga?

Is this yoga? What is yoga?

I grew up in one of the first yoga studios in Canada. I remember a time before Lululemon, and before Walmart carried yoga mats, but my practice really began at the same time that yoga was exploding in the west. I’ve heard stories of teachers sharing their knowledge...

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Strength Training to Complement Yoga Poses

Strength Training to Complement Yoga Poses

When I grew up practicing Ashtanga I did the same routine of poses almost every day for a handful of years. My movement education was a series of postures, good alignment within that series, and some basic modifications incase I couldn't put my body into the original...

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Does “Good” Alignment Help Us?

Does “Good” Alignment Help Us?

When I learned modern postural yoga, having good alignment was the gold standard. I learned the exact positioning of the shoulder blade in plank and downward dog. When I started training in the gym and began lifting weights I heard a lot less about alignment and a lot...

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Should we practice chaturanga?

Should we practice chaturanga?

Chaturanga (or a half push-up for the non-yogis) has been the topic of much discussion over the last five years as the rise of yoga injuries has come into the mainstream. Many yogis have suffered shoulder injuries, and we have begun to look at what we have been doing...

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Conversations with Kathryn & Kyle: Jumping

Conversations with Kathryn & Kyle: Jumping

Kathryn's partner, Kyle Pichie, joins her on the Mindful Strength Podcast.  In this episode of Conversations with Kathryn and Kyle, they hone in on jumping - one of Kyle's strong suits, as well as share what's new in movement and life in Williamstown and beyond. After...

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