“My life before SWIHA was working as a Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Technician. I have always been called to be a caregiver and have studied personal growth for most of my adult life. Several years ago, I stumbled across coaching, and it appeared to be the secret sauce that my life was missing. I love the program SWIHA offers because it beautifully blends physical healing with emotional healing.”
Health and Wellness Coach,
Holistic Health and Wellness Coach,
If you’ve ever found yourself suddenly moved to tears in yoga class, you’re not alone. The sensation can be a little alarming if you’re not used to crying at the gym, however, rest assured that it’s a sign of good things happening. Our bodies tend to hold onto a lot of tension that’s both physical and emotional at its root. Just like our shoulders can tighten up when we’re hunched over the keyboard day after day, our hips can tighten up from emotional stress as well. Certain yoga poses unleash the tension and suddenly make you feel something that you haven’t felt in a while.
When you’re holding a yoga pose you’re often attempting to balance as well as stay strong and support your own body weight. (Our egos fight pretty hard to avoid being the person who topples over onto their mat.) These moves are using a variety of muscles at once, require concentrated breath, and also physically stretch us in new ways.