Tag Archives: yoga

Forward Bend/ Video Ten

Summer of Wellness, Video Ten Forward Bend   Who knew a simple forward bend could have so many benefits?       Audio: Can’t hear this audio? Download VLC Media Player here: https://www.videolan.org/vlc/  or use Quicktime:  https://support.apple.com/downloads/quicktime-windows TEXT: Hi! In this exercise, we’re going to do a forward bend with our butt on the wall.… Read More »

Warrior Two/ Video Nine

Summer of Wellness, Video Nine Warrior Two This week’s video is a two step sequence- Warrior 2 followed by Side Angle. What a great way to build the lower body and core! Amy’s Intro: Can’t hear this audio? Download VLC Media Player here: https://www.videolan.org/vlc/  or use Quicktime:  https://support.apple.com/downloads/quicktime-windows TEXT: Hi- today we’re going to do… Read More »

Warrior One/ Video Eight

Summer of Wellness, Video Eight Warrior One Join Amy Kraft as she teaches three poses for range of motion, flexibility and strength. All three use the wall for additional support. Amy’s Intro: Can’t hear this audio? Download VLC Media Player here: https://www.videolan.org/vlc/  or use Quicktime:  https://support.apple.com/downloads/quicktime-windows TEXT: In this video, we’re going to do three… Read More »

Stretch and Lengthen-Spider/ Video Six

Summer of Wellness, Video Six Stretch and Strengthen- Spider A healthy spine is essential for flexibility and living back pain pain free. Amy leads us on a really good stretch of the spine, arms and torso. Get the kinks out with this refreshing yoga-based exercise. Fun to do with the kids/grandkids! Amy’s Intro: Can’t hear… Read More »

Goddess Pose/ Video Five

Summer of Wellness, Video Five Goddess Pose Get strong, sexy summer legs with this version of Goddess Pose that utilizes the wall for extra support. Amy leads you through this video on how to get a stronger lower body and improve your look this summer. Amy’s Intro: Can’t hear this audio? Download VLC Media Player… Read More »

Alternate Nose Breath/ Video Three

Summer of Wellness, Video Three: Alternate Nose Breath Alternate Nose Breath for Balance- With all the hectic summer activity, maintaining overall balance is essential for good health. Learn this simple breathing exercise for balancing body, mind and emotions-and the best time to do it. Practice now with Amy as she leads us through this exercise.… Read More »

Exciting Announcements- Short Yoga Videos

Hi Everyone- This is Amy Kraft, creator of BoomerPlus Yoga and Corporate Wellness Matters. I’ve got exciting announcements for you! New Mantra Page First, I just put the very mantra I use every day on site which you can listen to and use right here: http://boomerplusyoga.com/mantras/ Short Yoga Video Series The other this is, we… Read More »

Decompression Breathing with Lunge

BOOMERBLOG July 2016 Summer is in full swing and we remind you this week of the importance of taking time out for self-care. Have you tried the Decompression Breathing yet? This week, Amy teaches us a variation she uses,  incorporating Lunges into her routine.  But first, a mention of the upcoming trainings we have available.… Read More »

Air Travel Fitness

Many of my students and clients have asked me for postural alignment tips when traveling by plane. Of course, my first suggestion is to be cognizant of what you are wearing and carrying. I always carry a sweater or shawl so I am not frigid if the plane is over-air conditioned. I carry a large… Read More »

My Mother's Yoga Routine at Age 92

By Amy Kraft Seven years ago my Mom, at 85 ½ years young, asked me to teach her several yoga postures to diminish the pain in her lower back. I was quite surprised since I had been urging—no, pushing her—to try these fitness therapies that had transformed my quality of life as well as my… Read More »