Entries Tagged with: yoga
You are Only as Old as Your Spine - Supergirl Fitness

Offering Gratitude

November 25th, 2017

yoga |
In this season of gratitude, I would like to express mine toward the most senior yogis and yoginis whose bodies I have the honor to flow with everyday.
You are Only as Old as Your Spine - Supergirl Fitness

You're Only as Old as Your Spine

October 30th, 2017

yoga |
How old is your spine today? How does that compare to what you driver’s license says?
14 Day Leg Stretch Challenge - Supergirl Fitness

14 Day Leg Stretch Challenge

April 23rd, 2017

Are you feeling achy and stiff everyday? A little bit stressed? Tired? Practicing Leg Stretch over the next 14 days will offer a profound effect on your health and how your body feels.
Balanced Chair - Supergirl Fitness

Balanced Chair

March 6th, 2017

This one gives you a little insight into a what a seniors' yoga class is like at Supergirl Fitness. Give it a try and let me know what you think!
Postcards from a Yogini - Supergirl Fitness

Postcards from a Yogini

February 27th, 2017

California was beautiful and refreshing and fun! Here's a few of the highlights!
Better Bones and Balance - Supergirl Fitness

Better Bones and Balance

January 25th, 2017

I’m happy to close out 2016 and the “Year Of Balance” with one more DIY Video about balancing with “the anklets.”
The Maiden Yoga Pose - Supergirl Fitness

The Maiden

December 11th, 2016

This is a really effective counter-pose that supports achy necks and upper backs. Give it a try!!
Dancer Pose with a Strap - Supergirl Fitness

Adapted Dancer Pose

October 29th, 2016

Not everyone can reach back and hold their foot so gracefully in Dancer Pose. But, now you can. You have permission to use the belt.
Yay 4 Blocks - Supergirl Fitness

Yay 4 Blocks!

September 14th, 2016

Blocks are important to help your alignment, and avoid struggling.
Balancing Basics: Third Warrior - Supergirl Fitness

Balancing Basics: Third Warrior

June 5th, 2016

Today, let’s find out how easy it is to master Third Warrior.
Balancing Basics: First Warrior - Supergirl Fitness

Balancing Basics: First Warrior

May 7th, 2016

I’m excited to be Springing into action with you this May as we continue the Year of Balance with First Warrior!
DIY Yoga Class: Introduction to Ball Cobra - Supergirl Fitness

Introduction to Ball Cobra

February 12th, 2016

Ball Cobra is one of the exercises we practice every time in Yoga Bones class - that’s how important it is! Try it, and I think you will feel a difference immediately.
DIY Yoga Class: Easy Tree - Supergirl Fitness

Better Balance is THIS Easy

January 29th, 2016

I’m delighted to share with you a new 5-Minute DIY Yoga class that I like to refer to as the “Easy Tree.” Most of you know Tree Pose - Easy Tree is just a little bit more do-able.
Proof that you can get better with age!?

Proof that you can get better with age!?

September 8th, 2015

As I’m on a mission to keep you Sassy Senior’s young, and believing in the power of health, fitness and yoga to support us on our journey during this lifetime, I’m so happy to share with you some recent feedback from one of my Sassy Seniors, Judy.
DIY Yoga Class: Wall Cobra - Supergirl Fitness

DiY Yoga Class: Wall Cobra

August 20th, 2015

As promised, here’s the video version for the Wall Cobra Summer of the Spine Series DIY Yoga Class, though I’m starting to think it should be renamed to "Spider Woman." Give it a try and please let me know what you think the name should be!
Cobra Pose for a Stronger Back - Supergirl Fitness

Cobra Pose for a Stronger Back

August 5th, 2015

If you didn’t know yet, my mission is to keep the Grandma’s on the planet, healthy, active and strong. I am convinced of the importance in them passing down some very useful knowledge to their sweet and precious little ones.
DIY Yoga Class: Extended Mountain - Supergirl Fitness

DIY Yoga Class: Extended Mountain

July 23rd, 2015

The Summer of the Spine series continues with another “5-Minute DIY Yoga” class just for you (and the people that you like to forward it to, wink).
5-Minute DIY Yoga Class: Half Locust - Supergirl Fitness

DIY Yoga Class: Half Locust

July 10th, 2015

I love this “move” because it looks really relaxing, then as you repeat it a for a couple minutes you realize how effective it is for strengthening your backside.
5-Minute DIY Yoga Class: Cat Rolls - Supergirl Fitness

DIY Yoga Class: Cat Rolls

June 27th, 2015

I’m kicking off the Summer 5-Minute DIY Yoga Class Series with an actual video this time!
DIY Yoga Class: Extended Leg Stretch - Supergirl Fitness

DIY Yoga Class: Extended Leg Stretch

May 15th, 2015

Spring is for walking! I’ve been making up for a long winter by taking a morning AND an evening stroll. I just can’t get enough of the fresh-air experience right now. I know that you know what I mean!
5-Minute DIY Yoga Class: Put Some Strut in that Stride with Extended Penguin - Supergirl Fitness

DIY Yoga Class: Put Some Strut in that Stride with Extended Penguin

April 24th, 2015

A cold and snowy April morning is the perfect time to be doing yoga in Rochester. (I’m keeping a positive outlook here when it’s 35 degrees on April 24th. You do have to be hardy to live in these parts.)
5-Minute DIY Yoga Class: Put Some Spring in Your Step with Tortoise - Supergirl Fitness

DIY Yoga Class: Put Some Spring in Your Step with Tortoise

April 9th, 2015

Here’s a simple, 5-minute do-it-yourself, yoga class called “Tortoise Asana” that will be one of a 3-part series to get you ready for Spring walking!
5-Minute DIY Yoga Class - Cradle Asana - Supergirl Fitness

DIY Yoga Class: Put Some Spring in Your Hips with Cradle

March 13th, 2015

Here’s a simple, 5-minute do-it-yourself, yoga class called “Cradle Asana” that brings a little Spring Cleaning into your Piriformis muscle.
Postcard from a Yogi - Supergirl Fitness

Postcard from a Yogi

March 8th, 2015

I’ve had a week to settle into a new routine after a long weekend with “the guru,” Kaliji! I feel invigorated and energized, like moving up a notch in my physical health potential.
Road Trip - Supergirl Fitness

Road Trip!

February 26th, 2015

I am very grateful to share that I’ll be heading for the hills, literally, as I drive to Central Pennsylvania today for four days of yoga with Kaliji, my teacher and the founder of TriYoga!
DiY Yoga Class: Post-Snow-Shoveling Back Care - Supergirl Fitness

DIY Yoga Class: Post-Snow-Shoveling Back Care

February 16th, 2015

Here’s a simple, 5-minute do-it-yourself, yoga class called “Legs 90 degrees” that will re-set your back after days and days of snow removal.
Bone building fitness programs forming soon - Supergirl Fitness

Bone-Building Fitness Programs Forming Soon!

February 7th, 2015

I’m happy to announce that I’m teaming up with a graduate student from Ithaca College’s School of Health Science and Human Performance (my alma mater), to learn about the latest research in the field of exercise physiology on bone building and older adults. In an effort to address the health concerns of my clients, I’m designing a new fitness program that is based on research-backed concepts to achieve the specific result of maintaining or improving bone density.
Winter Survival Checklist - Part 3 - Supergirl Fitness

Winter Survival Checklist - Part 3

January 29th, 2015

I promised that I would share some yoga tips to soothe achy backs this Winter. A lot of my students are coming in complaining about sore and achy backs and as I mentioned when I get cold my body tends to hunch up and then my neck and upper back get sore and achy. If you feel the same as me then here are a few simple yoga tips that will help “counter-pose the winter-cold-asana”.
Autumn Yoga at Highland Park - Supergirl Fitness

Yoga at Highland Park

October 24th, 2014

Yoga photo shoot at Highland Park.
Genevra Petito demonstrates Wall Supported Headstand yoga pose - Supergirl Fitness.

Wall Supported Headstand

February 7th, 2014

photos | yoga |
Wall Supported Headstand.