It’s been a few years since I signed on to teach a free veterans’ yoga class in partnership with Missoula’s Learning Center. The non-profit’s Director, Kathy Mangan, is committed to uplifting the health and well-being of our community, a big part of which are veterans needing physical and mental support. In fact, more than 7,500 …
This week, I faced my fears, clung to a giant rock in the middle of the woods, and launched a brand new workout video perfect for beginners.
Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day – PLUS Our 10th Anniversary: Lockdown Edition
My family looks forward to Cinco de Mayo almost as much as Christmas. Almost. And no, it isn't just because my last name is Gonzalez. Since moving to Montana, we've found Cinco de Mayo to be a "coming out" day, so to speak. After what feels like 289 solid months of winter, complete with frigid …
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Join Me on YouTube for FREE Fitness Classes: Find Balance and Stay Connected to Your Health Goals
Find live classes + a growing catalog of targeted yoga workouts on my YouTube channel: Yoga With Nick G. Social distancing. Quarantine. Shelter-in-place. Just like that, our lives are governed by terms that were once unthinkable - terms that many of us, myself included, still struggle to wrap our minds around. Yet, even in the …
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Feeling Tense? Child’s Pose Isn’t Just for Resting
As with other positions, Child's Pose (or "Balasana") can be executed in more and less energetic ways. Here's how to get the most out of this popular fan-favorite.
36 Reasons Why Yoga is Awesome
In honor of my Big Day, I thought I'd challenge myself to record a list of 36 things I love about yoga - one for each year of life. Here goes...
Yoga IRL: Embracing Purposeful Stillness
In our culture, we're trained to maintain momentum at all costs - even when the cost is our own health and well-being. Here's what I did instead.
Incredible Yoga Benefits: Un-Think Time
When is the last time you had 30 minutes to think about NOTHING? As a yoga instructor, it probably comes as no surprise to you that I enjoy the practice (and will make the case to anyone and everyone that they should try it, too). But even when I think I've experienced the best parts …
New Season, New Start
Check out upcoming opportunities to get back into the fall fitness routine!
The Power of Weakness: Embracing Our Physical Limits
Find out how I learned to embrace my physical limits, and how you can live up to your greatest potential by doing the same.