HealthGirl Blog

Get a Cup of Tea and Let's Hang Out Together!

 
Technique Tuesday - Trikonasana Triangle Pose Pt 4 accessible yoga back breathe challenge exercise hamstring health girl healthgirl heart opening hips how to how-to howto triangle triangle pose trikonasana yoga yoga pose May 10, 2022

Welcome to our fourth and final instalment of Trikonasana or Triangle pose variations!

This is a fantastic way to open hips, heart and shoulders, strengthen legs and abdominal and back muscles, and even open shoulders, as we will see in the more advanced bind variation today.

As always, listen to...

Continue Reading...
 
Technique Tuesday - Triangle Variations Pt. 3 accessible yoga anxiety breathe chair yoga exercise feeling ground hamstring health girl healthgirl heart opening hips self care self help technique tuesday triangle triangle pose trikonasana workout yoga yoga pose May 03, 2022

Hello and welcome to a new Techniques Tuesday, where we'll be exploring Trikonasana, or Triangle Pose. Today is a modified chair version, that is usually accessible for many people.

As always, listen to your body, rest and modify as needed, and stop if you feel ANY pain. While this is a pose...

Continue Reading...
The Free 30-Day Wellness Reboot Starts Today - Join Us? challenge fitness free health girl healthgirl natural wellness positivity self care self help wellness wellness reboot yoga May 01, 2022
It’s here and I’m so excited!! You asked for a way to get back on track, and here is a judgement-free challenge to guide you!
FREE 30-Day May Wellness Reboot starts May 1, 2022
Join now, registration is limited! Has your...
Continue Reading...
 
Wellness Wednesday - Why a Home Practice is Vital for Your Health accessible yoga anxiety chair yoga diy exercise family fitness goals health girl healthgirl how to how-to meditation natural wellness recipe self care self help wellness workout yoga Apr 27, 2022

Welcome to the new HealthGirl AnyTime Studio! This video gives you a tour of our new unlimited content library and shows how easy it is to use.

Now, I know a lot of you are going to say, "Ugh, I can't do at-home stuff, it just isn't me!"

Fair. I know doing things for your wellness on your own...

Continue Reading...
 
Technique Tuesday - Triangle Variations Pt. 2 anxiety back breathe hamstring health girl healthgirl heart opening hips how to howto self care self help technique tuesday techniquetuesday triangle trikonasana yoga yoga pose Apr 19, 2022

Hello and welcome to a new Techniques Tuesday, where we'll be exploring Trikonasana, or Triangle Pose. Today is a second stage, where we go a little deeper.

As always, listen to your body, rest and modify as needed, and stop if you feel ANY pain. While this is a pose often used in yoga classes,...

Continue Reading...
 
Technique Tuesday - Triangle Variations Pt. 1 anxiety back breathe hamstring health girl healthgirl heart opening hips how to how-to self care self help technique tuesday yoga Apr 12, 2022

Hello and welcome to a new Techniques Tuesday, where we'll be exploring Trikonasana, or Triangle Pose. Today is a beginner modified version in a standing pose, but in future variations, we will explore also a seated chair version, so stay tuned over the following weeks for information on that as...

Continue Reading...
Motivation Monday - Stop Overthinking and GO For It! anxiety breathe exercise fitness goal setting goals health girl healthgirl motivation monday positivity self care self help workout yoga Apr 11, 2022

(Image via @thrive.virtually on Instagram)

We've all been there. 

We know what we *have* to do.

Maybe we even *want* to do it.

But we get caught up in the "how's", "why's", "what-if's", "when's".

We get so caught up in the nitty-gritty, and trying to make it all "perfect", or waiting...

Continue Reading...
 
Technique Tuesday - Open Hips and Shoulders Pt. 3 breathe exercise fitness health girl healthgirl hips how to how-to self care shoulders stretch technique tuesday yoga Apr 05, 2022

We continue our exploration of a hips and shoulders opening flow this week, with a level 3 variation. This is the "most advanced" variation of the gentle flow we started 2 weeks ago. For more modifications, be sure to check out last Tuesday's post for Part 2, or the previous Tuesday's...

Continue Reading...
 
Motivation Monday - Plan Your Week of YOU anxiety breathe exercise fitness goals health girl healthgirl motivation monday positivity self care wellness yoga Apr 04, 2022

Happy Monday!

It's a new week - how will you make the most of it?

I don't mean by "being productive" in our society's sense of the word, where you judge your worth by your hustle or productivity or sales.

I mean, how will you make the most of your week with YOU?

Move your body at least 10...

Continue Reading...
 
Self Care Saturday - How Do You Rest? anxiety breathe exercise fitness goal setting goals health girl healthgirl positivity wellness workout yoga Apr 02, 2022

Happy Saturday! Hopefully this is a day off for you (if not, re-read this on your "Saturday", whatever that is for you!), and I hope you are enjoying being in the present moment, at least a little bit.

Take a breath.

Let your shoulders drop from your ears, belly soften a bit.

Close your eyes.

...

Continue Reading...
Thoughtful Thursday - Build Relaxation Into Your Days anxiety breathe exercise health girl healthgirl meditation positivity self care self help stretch thoughtful thursday workout yoga Mar 31, 2022

(Image credit @myintegrativetherapist via Instagram)

Really, the caption in the image says it all.

We rush through life, producing, hustling, rush, hurry, grind, cram.

Then we get to the end of the day, the week, or finally to our vacation and what happens?

We crash and burn, baby.

We realize...

Continue Reading...
 
Technique Tuesday - Open Hips and Shoulders Pt. 2 exercise fitness health girl healthgirl hips how to how-to self care shoulders stretch technique tuesday yoga Mar 29, 2022

Let's keep talking about those hips and shoulders. This is the next variation of the gentle flow we started last week. For more modifications, be sure to check out last Tuesday's post for Part 1.

Let's be honest - we all spend a lot of time on devices, and sitting in postures that aren't...

Continue Reading...
1 2