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Stretch of the Week: Basic Bridge

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski

We are into the third week of January! I hope your back muscles are feeling stronger and the muscles along the front or your body are feeling more flexible! Read More

Stretch of the Week: Cobra Pose

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski

Welcome to 2016!! I hope everyone had a great holiday and happy start to the New Year! This is a time for new beginnings, new goals and I’m sure many of you have made some kind of health or fitness goal. Stretching is an easy thing to add to your routine and I hope you decide to dedicate time each week to it! Read More

Stretch of the Week: Lizard on a Rock

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski

For the final week of December we will be doing one of my absolute favorite partner stretches ever! I call this one Lizard on a Rock.

You will need a mat for this stretch. Please do not perform this stretch if you have severe knee problems or have great trouble reaching overhead. Read More

Stretch of the Week: Lateral Sway Partner Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski

We are halfway through the month of December, wow! I feel like everything is going at super speed with the holidays approaching! So let’s take a moment to stretch it out and slow it down with this week’s stretch.

I call this one a Lateral Sway Partner stretch. The contraindications for this stretch are shoulders injuries, if you can’t bring your hands above your head, don’t do this one. Read More

Stretch of the Week: Forward Fold Partner Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski

The second week of December brings us to a forward fold partner stretch. Even people who cannot touch their toes when bending forward can still do this one. If you have a hamstring injury I would not recommend performing this stretch. Read More

Stretch of the Week: Easy Seated Partner Twist

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski

It’s December! You what that means! Most likely you will be seeing more of your friends and family, so I thought it would be a perfect month to do some partner stretches. Get everyone involved! Show them you’ve been working on your flexibility and maybe even inspire someone close to you to make it a goal for the New Year to add some stretching to their life. 🙂  Read More

Stretch of the Week: Partner Stretch for the Shins

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski

The final week of November brings us to a partner stretch for the shins. It’s a great segue into December where we will be doing partner stretches the entire month! So stay tuned!

You will only need another person for this stretch. Any friend, family member, or acquaintance will do 🙂 Read More

Stretch of the Week: Hero’s Pose in Yoga

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski

The third week of November brings us to a stretch called hero’s pose in yoga. We have visited this stretch before but today we will focus on the shin and front ankle.  Read More

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