Full Body Stretch // Recovery Day Workout

Full Body Stretch // Recovery Day Workout is a nice yoga inspired stretch routine from Heather Robertson. There is a lot of dynamic stretching and you also hold some of the stretches. You can use this as a recovery day workout, or you can use it like I did this morning--to finish one of Heather's … Continue reading Full Body Stretch // Recovery Day Workout

Yoga Snack for Shoulder, Side Body, Chest, Back & Neck Stretch

A reader of this blog introduced me to the idea of Yin Yoga and recommended the Yoga Ranger as a great YouTube Yogi. I did some research on Yin Yoga and visited the Yoga Ranger site on YouTube. I really liked what I saw. The Yogi is Aprille Walker and she has a lot of … Continue reading Yoga Snack for Shoulder, Side Body, Chest, Back & Neck Stretch

Gentle Yoga Stretch

Gentle Yoga Stretch is another yoga/flexibility collection from Jessica Smith. Jessica has quite a few of these types of workouts and she does them very well. These are more excellent and thorough yoga practices to add to my collection. I didn't find them as gentle as the title promises but that could be due to … Continue reading Gentle Yoga Stretch

Yoga Fusion Fix

Yoga Fusion Fix is another of Jessica Smith's new releases. This one contains 3 intermediate level yoga practices of varying lengths. Jessica is by herself. All of the workouts are set on a wooden deck with the ocean in the background. I enjoyed all of these yoga practices. The longest one, Strength + Flexibility, was … Continue reading Yoga Fusion Fix

Yoga Stretch

Yoga Stretch is another flexibility collection by Jessica Smith. This DVD contains 2 yoga/flexibility routines. AM: Energizing Flow which is 30 minutes and PM: Relaxing Flow which is 30 minutes. Judging from the titles, these are apparently designed to be used either in the morning or evening. I use them for my Sunday yoga workout. … Continue reading Yoga Stretch

2-Week Turn Around: Cardio

Before my mastectomy I dug out some of the workouts I used while rehabilitating after my heels were crushed 10 years ago. The 2-Week Turn Around workouts were part of my rehab. There are two DVDs--a cardio and a strength DVD. Both DVDs contain multiple short workouts that you can do alone or put them … Continue reading 2-Week Turn Around: Cardio

Element: Yoga for Energy & Relaxation

I am a big fan of Ashley Turner's Element yoga workouts. A blog reader recommended Tamal Dodge's Element yoga workouts, saying they were even better than Ashley's. So I looked them over and stuck two of Tamal's Element DVDs on my Amazon wishlist. I finally got around to trying one and I am so glad … Continue reading Element: Yoga for Energy & Relaxation

JessicaSmithTV: Strong Stretch

Every time I think I have done all of Jessica Smith's YouTube yoga and stretch routines I run across another one. I recently stumbled across Strong Stretch, which was posted 4 years ago. I am not sure how I missed it. The title apparently signifies that you are stretching to work out muscle soreness and … Continue reading JessicaSmithTV: Strong Stretch

Gentle Yoga for Back Pain

Gentle Yoga for Back Pain Relief & Prevention contains two 30 minute yoga workouts by Jessica Smith. The routines were designed in conjunction with a back pain specialist. The first yoga routine is a very gentle but thorough stretching routine. Though the focus is on your spine, Jessica stretches out everything--upper and lower body. The … Continue reading Gentle Yoga for Back Pain

JessicaSmithTV: Flow-Yo

Flow-Yo is a nice flowing yoga routine from Jessica Smith. It is one of her free YouTube workouts. I thought I had done all of her YouTube yoga workouts then ran across this one. So I, of course, had to give this a try. It is a very active yoga routine. You don't hold any … Continue reading JessicaSmithTV: Flow-Yo