Anatomy

Ahhh….Instant Hamstring Relief | Hope Zvara

Instant hamstring relief! It’s the grabbing pain in the back of your leg, the extreme tightness that pulls at your back when you bend over, the restriction that keeps you from doing what you love, be it running, walking, Zumba […]

Core Video: 12 Minutes to a Stronger Core

SUPER CHARGED CORE VIDEO!! In all reality we all have 12 minutes AND with most of us glued to some sort of electronic device makes it pretty easy (no excuses right) to get moving! Join me in a no excuses- […]

Neck Pain Be GONE: Occipital Release with Hope Zvara | acuBall

There is nothing worse than neck pain! With the rise in electronic devices and sitting is leaving people like all of us (I’m on my ‪computer‬ WAY TOO much!!!) with tons of pain! Specifically neck and upper back pain. The […]

The skinny on your psoas

The skinny on your psoas Our hips, more specifically our hip flexors, are an area of the body that is often misused and misunderstood. Hip flexors are a skeletal muscle group that allows us to move our thighs up and […]

Transversus WHAT?

Transversus … is that some kind of car part? Well, if you are talking about the transversus abdominis, then yes, it is kind of like the body of a car. Without this core muscle, nothing works right and many things […]

3 Reasons Why I Said Goodbye to Mat PilatesMe seven years ago.

3 Reasons Why I Said Goodbye to Mat Pilates

3 Reasons Why I Said Goodbye to mat Pilates I have been a bare foot teacher for almost fifteen years now and have taught this, that and the other thing in various shapes and forms. After taking my initial yoga teacher training […]

Release Your Shoulders | Shoulders & Upper Body Video

How to EASILY release your shoulders using a foam roller and a few good stretches! Shoulders are kind of an important part of your body, and when your shoulders are wonky (yes I said wonky) that can often leave your […]

The Best Way to Improve Hamstring Flexibility Video| Yoga Poses with Hope Zvara

It always seems that for many the backs of the legs are tight and cranky. For a slew of reasons our hamstrings seem to cause problems: Help I need better hamstring flexibility! We sit WAY to LONG! This locked up […]

How to Do a Lunge in Yoga | Healthy Alignment and Body Mechanics

If you have ever practiced yoga or attended a yoga class it would be fair to say that you would have then participated in one of yoga’s staple postures-the lunge. In yoga low lunge and high lunge (Anjaneyasana) are definitely two […]

When Dancer Pose Doesn’t Dance: Unlocking the Front Body

WATCH VIDEO AFTER YOU READ 🙂 When Dancer Pose Doesn’t Dance: Unlocking the Front Body I see a good deal of masterful postures posted all over social media and many in magazines: some of masterful skill in balance, stamina and focus, […]