The Process: A Journey of Sending

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Laying in shavasana, corpse pose, you’re supposed to be absolutely still with awareness for your body. I’m supposed to be emptying my mind and relaxing, but not falling asleep. It’s meditative, and especially for me, releases much of the anxiety and negative energy that I hold on to daily. They say it takes more energy […]

Yoga for Holiday Stress Relief

While the holidays offer the opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends, to celebrate life and cultivate gratitude, they are not without their pitfalls. From poor eating habits to the challenges of going back home, yoga offers solutions to help you enjoy this busy, but fun, time of year. Fatigue While traveling over […]

Five Yoga Poses for Winter Travel

As the busiest season for travel gets underway, you can expect to spend many hours crammed into a compact seated position. Not the best for your posture, your back or your mood! If you’re lucky enough to travel by car, you might have a somewhat comfortable seat, or as a passenger, the ability to at […]

Sending Spain: Climbing Catalonia – Part 1

By: Valarie Anderson, Stonewear Ambassador Last year Louie and I took a trip to France to celebrate our honeymoon. We have the fortune of knowing two wonderful people who lived in France then, and now in Spain. Together Bruce and Alisa run Raison d’Art, a summer retreat for youth and adults. Their programs include Spanish language emersion, art, culinary, rock climbing, […]

Exploring Cotopaxi and Machu Picchu

Last fall I had the opportunity to tick off a life list trip to South America. The adventure would include stops in Peru and Ecuador and posed quite the packing challenge. My three week adventure included warm weather activities like snorkeling and kayaking in the Galapagos (read: tropical humidity!) followed by high altitude hiking on […]

Tackle the Time Change – Giveaway!

The time change brings new dimensions of darkness, cool temperatures and added safety measures to your runs. This week we are partnering with Nite Ize to help you stay safe and warm (and celebrate National Running Safety Month) with a gear giveaway. You can enter to win a Stonewear outfit and a bundle of running […]

Kalymnos, Greece: From Paradise to Paradise

I recently took my first trip to Greece, the island of Kalymnos to be exact. Many of you who are climbers have certainly heard of Kalymnos, it is all you’ve heard about and more! I have been a long time trad climber, alpinist, ice climber, mountain guide and ski mountaineer. This was the first trip […]

Races and Redpoints at the Red River Gorge

No amount of beta could have sufficiently prepared me for my first trip to the Red. I was getting conflicting reports from everyone I knew who had been there previously. To my astonishment, they were all speaking truth! In Kentucky, fall is just beginning to emerge as cooler September weather sets in, trees start to […]

5 Questions with Ambassador Georgie Abel

Georgie is a yoga teacher, rock climber, writer, and lover of the outdoors from Moraga, California. She spends her time climbing, writing and exploring her way through northern California and the High Sierras. What are your favorite activities? Rock climbing, yoga, writing poems, being outside, being weird, listening to music, laughing, eating, reading, traveling, hearing […]