TC330: Building a Community of Fitness

TC330: Building a Community of Fitness

In this week’s podcast we welcome Debbie Carreon to discuss how some fitness clubs are changing from some place just to exercise, to a place where you can develop friendships and build a sense of community. Strengthening Community Ties Beyond just the desire to look good and be fit, the issue that’s becoming increasingly important, especially as our population ages, is community. Social isolation is a serious issue, and can lead to many health-related problems that have a wide-reaching effect. One reason people join a fitness facility is to feel they are part of a social network. In addition to having a fun place to meet people, members are engaging in healthy activities. The relationship between personal trainers and clients becomes even more important as...

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TC 221: Yoga 101 Part 2

TC 221: Yoga 101 Part 2

In this episode of the Transformation-Cafe podcast, Robin welcomes back Lauren Rovira, founder and owner of Source Studio in Riverside, California. Lauren shares some tips for deepening your yoga practice, and how it applies to our everyday lives. Lauren has studied Iyengar yoga at the University of California, Riverside, Nithya yoga in India, and Kundalini yoga at Yoga West in Los Angeles. Lauren now hosts Yoga Teacher Training at Source.   The 8 Limbs of Yoga In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the guidebook of classical yoga written at least 1700 years ago, the eightfold path is called ashtanga, which literally means “eight limbs” (ashta=eight, anga=limb). These eight steps basically act as guidelines on how to live a meaningful and purposeful...

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