Why Bother Breathing to Improve Your Game

The Yoga Sanctuary is excited to share this excellent essay by local Tennis Professional, Jak Beardsworth. Jak writes about the importance of using the breath, particularly the exhale, to improve your game — something we yogis know very well! To learn more about...

Yoga and Taichi—Cross Training for the Enlightened

While our main focus at The Yoga Sanctuary is, obviously, yoga, we like to branch out and explore other related disciplines from time to time. Yoga is a great practice all on its own, but for many people, it complements another training modality. Taichi (or t’ai chi...

Yoga for Athletes

Athleticism requires a certain drive—mentally, physically, and emotionally. The dedication of an athlete is admirable—the many hours spent training, week after week, and the moment of glory when an athlete is making a play or finishing that last mile—it’s no wonder so...

Yoga for Golf and Tennis

People come to yoga for many reasons. Some want stress relief, some want to nurse an injury, others want to prevent injury, and some want to build strength, flexibility, or both. More and more, people are also coming to yoga as a way to enhance their performance in a...