- This just popped up in my inbox and I wanted to pass it along to my fellow cyclists with back maladies and the like - I've taken similar courses from other instructors and found them to be very helpful -
Special Yoga for Cyclists Workshop, January 11th in Palo Alto - Improve strength, flexibility and endurance.
What to expect
Learn easy stretches to do before and after your rides
Develop a sense of balance on and off your bike
Stretch those over worked muscles especially the quadriceps and gluts
Build strength in your core for improved endurance
Learn to breathe and relax
Join Karen McCavitt, an avid cyclist and certified yoga instructor for this special yoga workshop designed specifically for cyclists. Karen has ridden several centuries, is a two time Death Ride survivor and has mountain biked over the Continental Divide. Karen incorporated yoga into her cycling training 15 years ago and has seen the benefits directly. Yoga has improved her sense of balance, flexibility and endurance on those long rides. Karen was recently featured in the Yoga Journal magazine in the Summer Sports Guide for Cyclists. Join this workshop and learn the yoga poses that compliment your cycling pursuits in a fun and relaxed environment.
What to bring
Wear loose fitting shorts or tights
Bring a towel - yes you can sweat in yoga!
Bring a riding buddy along to join in the fun.
When: Sunday, January 11th, 2009, 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Where: Darshana Yoga, 654 High St, Palo Alto
Between Hamilton and Forest in downtown PA
Sign Up Today! This workshop will improve your riding pleasure whether you're a weekend warrior or an avid racer.
No prior yoga experience required. Drop-ins welcome, but class size is limited so sign up today!
Call to register (650) 325-YOGA or email: McCavitt@mac.com