Strength and Balance

This past week we visited a friend who had a sudden fall and broken her hip. She was cleaning and her leg gave out. She had her hip replaced and looking to a long process of rehab. She is in her early 60’s. The statistics on falls are not very promising. It’s estimated that 1/3 […]

Physical Therapy and Yoga

I started physical therapy this week. I’ve been waiting eagerly for this moment in my healing process. I’m so excited and grateful! As I’ve had my arm worked on, I’ve realized that I can approach the therapy as a yoga practice where I explore and befriend sensation without judgment and expectation. This past Thursday I […]

Yoga for Everyone

When most people think of yoga, they often imagine slender, hyper flexible women doing beautiful poses. OK, maybe that’s an exaggeration! But the idea out there for many is that yoga is for the fit and flexible and primarily young. This stereotype is worth shattering. It’s worth shattering because yoga offers those of us who […]

Quads and Glutes before Hip Surgery

I started working with Maribel in April  2017 to get into shape and increase my strength and overall wellbeing. I have known Carlos for several years and when I found out that Maribel was a personal trainer, it seemed like destiny that I work with her.  That general health regime took on a more focused direction when I […]