Andie Cozzarelli qualified for the Olympic Trials Marathon with a 1:12 half marathon just a year after graduating from North Carolina State University. Since then she’s been on a road of ups and downs. Last December she had a disappointing race at California International Marathon, which lead her to evaluate everything from her training to her recovery to her gut health. She’s now ready to race and will line up at Grandma’s Marathon on June 16. Find out how she went from one of her lowest races to aiming for her second OTQ using recovery, meditation, and more.Read More
This March we had the honor of shooting three of Stephanie Violett’s Athletes for Yoga routines on location in Tacoma, WA, with a rad team. Erin Taylor designed each of these routines (Morning Warm Up Flow, Hip Maintenance, and Post-Long Run Reset) exclusively for and with Steph, and now they are yours! Follow Stephanie's lead...Read More
Love it or hate it, the squat is one of the most fundamental human movements. But for many athletes, it’s way harder than it should be. This month's Pro Tip can help you close the gap!Read More
Matt Dixon is a world-class triathlon coach, former pro triathlete and elite swimmer, and an exercise physiologist. You might also know him as Jesse Thomas' coach — amongst countless other IRONMAN pros — and the host of Purple Patch Podcast. He's combined his unique expertise and experience to form the backbone of his coaching philosophy, the Purple Patch Pillars of Performance. We love Matt's approach because it's incredibly balanced, and it gets results for athletes ranging from enthusiast to elite — plus he keeps it real, serving up practical solutions for even the most time-starved individuals.
We asked Matt what every athlete (no matter the sport) can learn from multi-sport athletes and his wisdom is game-changing. You're going to love his insight!Read More
Athlete for Yoga Michaela Copenhaver has her sights set on the 2020 USA Olympic Rowing Team. We checked in with her this spring to get schooled in her sport, learn why rowers are some of the toughest athletes around, and talk about her 2018 season and goals.Read More
We are so thrilled to see mamas using The Yoga for Pregnant Athletes Collection! Before launching the new collection, we put the call out for pregnant athletes to preview the videos. After using the videos for a month, an inspiring group of moms-to-be were kind enough to share their experience so far.
See how the preggos are using Jasyoga!Read More
A personal check in with Jasyoga Founder Erin Taylor about her pregnancy and inspiration for the new prenatal videos. Come behind the scenes on The Yoga for Pregnant Athletes Collection shoot!Read More
The Yoga for Pregnant Athletes Collection includes eight new prenatal yoga videos designed to help you meet yourself where you are, every day, every trimester. To address the undeniable accompanying physical discomforts and ease your body into alignment as it continually grows, shifts, and changes. To prepare you for labor and birth, no matter the birth plan. And to help you lean into pregnancy, to learn from it, and to find the ability to trust and surrender to the process, no matter what comes up for you along the way.Read More
Phew, this month was as fun as cheering for Boston finishers on Bolyston! Let's look back once more on all stories these past weeks, and a huge thank you to all the Athletes for Yoga who shared their journeys!Read More
You asked, and Stephanie Violett answered! We put the call out on social media to submit your real food, fuel, nutrition questions to our resident Ph.D in Exercise & Nutrition Science + professional ultra runner and got some great questions in return.Read More
We're wrapping up our Boston countdown with one more inspiring Athletes for Yoga spotlight, Erin Kelly! Or as you might know her, @eekgranola. She's running her FIRST Boston on April 16 and has been using Jasyoga and meditation to crush her training block.
Get to know Erin, and get ready to cheer for her on Marathon Monday!Read More
The countdown to Boston Marathon is on and we're continuing our spotlight series on Athletes for Yoga as we countdown to race day. This week, meet Margaret Klimek, mom of two, scientist, and inspiring runner who is using Jasyoga in her training block leading up to her FIRST Boston. We can't wait to cheer for her on Marathon Monday!Read More
Taper with the same intention as you train. We're serving up four easy ways to optimize this critical stage of your training, and avoid the all-too-common taper tantrum!Read More
We'll be spotlighting a few Athletes for Yoga as we countdown to race day. First up is Jesse Blondin, who is using Jasyoga to train for her 2nd Boston and 9th marathon. She's a mom who gets the bulk of her training by running her commute! Get to know this super inspiring woman and join us in cheering her on April 16!Read More
Step aside April showers, this month it’s about the runners out there rain and shine. Spring is kicking off with two World Major Marathons (Boston AND London), and we’re ready to support and celebrate the runners toeing those starting lines and lining up everywhere. Join us!Read More
Spring is here, and racing seasons are starting! From the mountains to the track to the roads to the water, Athletes for Yoga are kitting up and racing hard! We caught up with Stephanie Howe Violett as she gets into her ultra season in earnest after kicking off her season with a wicked CR at Fourmidable 50k in Auburn a couple weeks ago.
You're not going to want to miss what's next for this Athlete for Yoga!Read More
This winter we created an Athletes for Yoga Training Plan. The goal: to help you harness the power of real recovery. We designed the plans to optimize your training by making it easy for you to plan your Work INs in context of your workouts and hold yourself as accountable to your recovery as you are to all your other work. Now we're checking in on how REAL athletes for yoga are using the plan!Read More
As an athlete you hear about your hips all the time. They’re too tight, they’re too weak, they’re… both? Why? And how should you address this all-too-common scenario? Try one move that both mobilizes AND stabilizes!Read More
Athletes often talk about needing to "open" their hips. But what does that even mean?! You need mobility and stability. Ultimately, it's a balance of hip flexibility and strength that is most optimal and will help you prevent an array of injuries, not to mention the all-too-common, general feeling of "booty lock." New! The Hip Sessions will give you all the tools you need to get in balance!Read More
The final week! High fives on laying a strong foundation for your work IN so far. Your sessions are becoming more effective. This week is about feeling the sensation of recovery and the accompanying ease, knowing that the more spacious and restful you feel, the more you are in fact recovering. You'll create a more tangible, tactile quality to your practice with this week's techniques. Here we go!Read More