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Sweating it out

A recent study at University of Colorado Boulder revealed that approximately 80 percent of adult cannabis consumers endorse using cannabis products before and/or after exercising.


Ask Dr. Universe: Why does it hurt when we pull a muscle?

Muscles help you run and play, but stretching them too far hurts.


Spokane’s FatGirl Yoga aims to be a studio for all

Client Tanya Dashiell had never tried yoga. “How could I possibly do yoga, let alone like it? Everywhere I turned, yogis are skinny, fit, they run, they eat right – …


Bill Jennings: Stretch your mind, body when it comes to staying in skiing shape

From my first lesson, I’ve learned that skiing starts with the feet. In a yoga session, your instructor’s first order is to activate your feet. The power you feel from …


Young yogis: Yoga Calm Class helps kids with exercise, mindfulness

Yoga Calm program for young children, offered at the Browne’s Addition Wellness Center, can help kids with ADHD and other challenges find techniques to calm themselves and focus.


Going with the flow: PiYo workouts gaining in popularity

What’s PiYo? The high-intensity fitness class fuses part yoga, Pilates, body conditioning and some cardio to increase flexibility, strengthen muscles, tighten the body’s core, and burn fat.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017

Musician Michael Franti connects with Spokane fans through impromptu outdoor yoga class before Tuesday night concert

Michael Franti hosted a yoga event and potluck before his show at the Knitting Factory as part of the “Love Out Loud” tour.


UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017

Downward goat? Montana yoga class incorporates farm animal into experience

Robin Goldberg, a placid, soft-spoken yoga instructor from Whitefish, sets down a towel and places a small piece of paper at the head of it.


As yoga’s popularity increases in Spokane, the demand for instructors rises

Yoga teachers can go several routes: Work for themselves, work for a studio, or be a freelancer.


UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017

Warrant issued for Bikram yoga founder beset by legal woes

A California judge on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who’s been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a …


Spokane Valley’s Badass Backyard Brewing combines pints and poses in boga classes

At Badass Backyard Brewing, boga (beer plus yoga) classes are changing how people enjoy both pints and poses.


Goat yoga craze: Oregon yoga business goes viral

When Albany’s Lainey Morse first combined the words “goat” and “yoga” for a simple event last July, she inadvertently created a media whirlwind. Since then, her life has been anything …


UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017

Tired of Zag-mania? Can’t handle another squeaky sneaker or dribbling ball? There are lots of other things going on in Spokane today whether you are into yoga, gun shows, skiing or Pokemon

Tired of Zag-mania? Can’t handle another squeaky sneaker or dribbling ball? There are lots of other things going on in Spokane today whether you are into yoga, gun shows, skiing …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017

Yoga enthusiasts push back against state regulation

Yoga enthusiasts were aghast when state officials in Idaho and Washington suggested that yoga teacher training should be regulated just like for-profit vocational schools that train students in truck driving, …


Gonzaga takes healthy approach with big center Karnowski

Opponents looking for Przemek Karnowski’s flaws might want to scrutinize his form on a yoga mat.


Now an active retiree, man’s heart diagnosis ultimately saves his live

Fit and trim, 69-year-old Ned McNamara is the epitome of active retiree — teaching yoga and fitness at the Spokane Valley YMCA and for ACT 2 classes. McNamara also stays …


Landers: Sit tight, be flexible to bag whitetail buck

The surest way to fill your deer tag is by sitting on your butt.


Steve Christilaw: Yoga teacher recenters at studio after facing serious medical issues

A yoga studio in little Millwood, where the whistle from the paper mill is as much a part of the community as the Spokane River, fits the tree-lined setting.


Healing body, mind, spirit

Jill Ciccarello’s sister died of cancer. Lorrie Stonehocker’s husband is still battling cancer that has caused him to lose organs, including part of his stomach, as the chemo is shutting …


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Main Avenue closed Saturday for group yoga

A portion of Main Avenue will be closed Saturday morning for a group yoga session to celebrate the opening of Lululemon Athletica.


Downward frog

Katie Fitzgerald’s yoga students, instructed to close their eyes and notice their surroundings at the start of a class last week, had much to be mindful of. The gentle breeze. …


Passing along life’s lessons

Lindy Lewis knows all about jumping outside her comfort zone. She also knows sometimes life pushes you there whether you’re ready to jump or not.


Eye on Boise: Pretty quiet on fundraising front, but Crapo’s war chest deep

BOISE – Idaho’s four-member congressional delegation didn’t do a ton of fundraising during the first quarter of this year, what with it not being an election year and all. But …


Yoga for the older set

It took just one collective inhale from the group of middle-aged men for Katie Scanlon to realize she wasn’t going to be able to stick to her original plan. The …


Pain reliever

After decades of “hard livin’ ” – football and baseball as a young man, 23 years as a Marine pilot, serving in the Vietnam War – Bill Nichols suffers from …


Rubin shares her knowledge with other yoga enthusiasts

Alison Rubin grew up in England and began studying yoga at 18 when she moved to San Diego. “I was drawn to yoga from a spiritual perspective,” she recalled, “and …


A few easy-to-use stretches can keep your vacation relaxed

Long flights, lots of walking and constant kid activity can take all the fun out of any summer vacation. But there’s an easy remedy, and it can go wherever your …


Breathe, people

Take a deep breath. Hold it for a few seconds. Let it out. Raise your arms to the sky as high as you can. Now bring them down like a …


Yoga guides spiritual path for Swami Radhananda

Through her own life struggles, Mary-Ann McDougall’s interest in yoga as a physical exercise led to her learning of the spiritual side of the practice and into following a path …