Yoga and Injuries with Kris Fondran

Today, I have an interview on a topic that in the past I did not care much about: yoga.

In the past I thought yoga was for people that liked to compete to see who is most flexible.  Kind of like guys in the gym, trying to see who can lift more.

Over the last two years, my thinking has changed when it relates to yoga and a few weeks back I came across a yoga program.

I decided to give the program a go and have been doing it once a week.  It is my Tuesday afternoon ritual.  I thought it would be a good idea to get the author of the program on the phone and do a little interview with her for you.

Enjoy the interview and let me know what you think.

CLICK HERE to listen to the interview with Kris Fondran.

CLICK HERE to listen to the interview with Kris Fondran.

In the Interview with Kris Fondran on Yoga and Injuries, she shares with you:

  • Who is Kris Fondran
  • How did she end up doing yoga
  • What is yoga
  • What are the common misconceptions people have about yoga
  • What are the benefits of doing yoga
  • How yoga can help to decrease emotional and mental stress
  • Discusses the important steps to take in preparing your body for yoga
  • What are her favorite places to do yoga
  • What are the common mistakes people do when performing yoga
  • How yoga can help runners increase their flexibility
  • How a person can use yoga to prevent injuries

A few things you need to know about listening to the interview:

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Here is a little info on Kris.

Kris Fondran came to yoga for physical flexibility and to learn how to manage stress in her life.

In 2008, as a part of her Master’s Degree in Exercise Science at Cleveland State University she conducted a research study on the benefits of a 10 minute, twice daily, Sun Salutation practice. After only 6 weeks of practice, the participants showed a significant increase in upper body strength and hamstring flexibility.

You can learn more about Kris at her blog, Mobile Yoga Workout.

The main program that Kris has created is called Shape Shifter Yoga.

Take care.

Shape Shifter Yoga

Looking forward to getting your feedback on the interview.

Rick Kaselj, MS

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