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Deception Pass Yoga

By David Lyman / September 27, 2020
Private Yoga Teacher David doing Yoga in Forest

(Click for video) “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes. Including you.” -Anne Lamott

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Bosu Challenge

By David Lyman / August 11, 2020
Bosu Balance Game Challenge

Had to try out the #BosuChallenge for myself… My verdict: Surprisingly fun! Certainly there are more challenging ways to work on shoulder stability, but as I always say, the best exercises are the ones you’ll actually do! I recommend doing a few “push-up plusses” beforehand to warm up. Psssssst, parents trying to occupy your kids:…

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Under the Trees

By David Lyman / July 20, 2020
one-legged burpees under dogwood tree

Just discovered there’s a walking tour of Volunteer Park’s trees!! Here I am enjoying tree #91 on the map, the Pacific Dogwood, Cornus nuttallii. Take your own walking tour here. (Link not affiliated with our business in any way, just super cool!) How’s that for a socially distanced outing? Summer comes but once a year,…

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Virtual Yoga is the New Happy Hour

By David Lyman / May 20, 2020
meetup with friends virtually

(click for video) You guys. I am LOVING this new social outlet!!! One of my coolest clients had the idea to stay socially connected in lockdown by meeting her friends virtually each week for a private yoga class together (provided by moi)! Is that not brilliant??! Meeting up for virtual yoga = the new happy…

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Yoga From Home

By David Lyman / April 2, 2020
Personal trainer David does yoga teacher training from home in Seattle

(click for video) Never would’ve guessed my last month of Yoga Teacher Training would be VIRTUAL! I’m grateful the transition to online training has been smooth. Honestly, the hardest part has been focusing my mind! During quarantine, my thoughts drift to friends working in healthcare, struggling without childcare, or wondering how they’ll afford rent this…

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Bungee Staff

By David Lyman / October 30, 2019
Bungee Staff

(Click for video.) Hockey slap, pipe hitter, axe chop. Warm that core up!

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Pilates Wheel

By David Lyman / October 6, 2019
David uses the Pilates Wheel

Pilates @ home? You bet your sculpted booty!! . Rent the Pilates wheel ⚙️ + a certified Pilates teacher (ahem) for 1 hour, and see how great it feels! . Did you know David has a BOATLOAD of training in Pilates? It’s true! He’s certified in beginner mat, advanced mat, beginner reformer, advanced reformer, and…

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Two Minute Tune-Up

By David Lyman / September 23, 2019
David doing stair exercises

Try this 2-min work break. *Bonus for doing it in slacks and a dress shirt, like I did when I was a CPA!

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Escalator Fun

By David Lyman / September 4, 2019
David on escalator

That de-escalated quickly… . . . . Music: www.bensound.com

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Speed Ladder ’19

By David Lyman / July 7, 2019
speed ladder at boot camp 2019

Inspired by the incredible #USWNT champions to work on my speed, agility, and quickness this week! (Time to bust out that speed ladder!) CONGRATS, US WOMEN’S TEAM!!!

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