Yoga flow before your run

January 22nd, 2016 by City Yogis | Posted in Blogs, City Yogis | No Comments »

As runners, you might be familiar with some kind of stretching routine. Most of you have probably practiced running-specific yoga poses to help warm up or cool down pre and post run. If so, you’re […]


Runner’s yoga pose of the month: Butterfly

November 2nd, 2015 by City Yogis | Posted in Blogs, City Yogis | No Comments »

Yoga can work wonders when it comes to fixing stiff muscles and correcting imbalance. City Yogis brings us a pose of the month, Butterfly Pose, for runners to stretch out the inner thighs. To […]


Yoga poses to tone the inner thighs

October 20th, 2015 by City Yogis | Posted in Blogs, City Yogis | 2 Comments »

Feeling a little weakness in the knees or looking to tone those thighs? For runners, getting the thighs in ship-shape has a purpose beyond just aesthetics. A large portion of us are prone to […]


The power of a mantra

September 15th, 2015 by City Yogis | Posted in City Yogis | No Comments »

Some of you are familiar with the word mantra, as a reference to your own specific belief of something. A mantra is a phrase or word repeated, and believed, to serve as a bedrock […]


Pose of the month: Sugar cane pose

September 2nd, 2015 by City Yogis | Posted in City Yogis | No Comments »

This month’s pose is a triple-threat requiring balance, strength and flexibility. To practice moving into sugar cane, it is recommended you try the modified versions first. Once you feel more confident try moving from […]


Run faster with strong arms

August 31st, 2015 by City Yogis | Posted in City Yogis | No Comments »

Run faster with strong arms. We all know that cross training is key to becoming a faster, stronger runner. No matter how many hours you spend on the road or track, running alone won’t […]


Prevent back pain

August 20th, 2015 by City Yogis | Posted in City Yogis | No Comments »

Despite a person’s level of activity, it seems inevitable that everyone will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. Lower back pain is felt in the lumbar region of the spine, […]


Pose of the month: Reclined twist

August 18th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in City Yogis | No Comments »

As you work to run faster, or prepare and train for an upcoming marathon, it is important you allow your body to rest and restore. This month’s yoga pose will help you stretch your […]


Mastering the splits

August 7th, 2015 by City Yogis | Posted in City Yogis | No Comments »

“The splits are easy,” said no runner ever. Maybe a few of you did, but the majority of runners suffer from tight muscles in their legs, specifically their hamstrings and hip flexors. Tight hamstrings […]


Fix the nasty side stitch

August 4th, 2015 by City Yogis | Posted in City Yogis | No Comments »

As runners, we have all experienced that awful side pain during a run. Whether you are running leisurely on a cottage trail or training hard for a marathon, the nasty and painful cramp in […]


Explore your edge

July 28th, 2015 by City Yogis | Posted in City Yogis | No Comments »

The phrase “playing the edge” is used in yoga to describe the point in a stretch before pain, where you body begins to feel intense sensations. Finding your edge in each posture is essential for improving […]


Runners in shavasana

July 16th, 2015 by City Yogis | Posted in City Yogis | No Comments »

Shavasana, or corpse pose, is typically done at the end of each yoga class or practice. While the pose may seem easy (yes, you are just lying down with your eyes closed) this pose […]