Spring Transitions: Tempo Bra and Vibe Shorts

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As I shift out of winter bouldering season and into trail running, outdoor yoga, and sport climbing, I’m trading in my long pants and jackets for Stonewear’s new spring line. For all warm-weather activities, I especially love the new Tempo Bra and Vibe Shorts. This is my go-to outfit for running, yoga, and rock climbing. […]

Yoga Tips: How to Safely Practice Chaturanga Dandasana

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While it looks simple on the surface, anyone who’s practiced it knows Chaturanga Dandasana is one of yoga’s toughest poses. To do it in safe postural alignment, in the split-second flow on the way to Down Dog or Cobra can be even more challenging. In a typical vinyasa yoga class, you practice Low Plank (more accurately known as Four-Limbed Staff pose) upwards […]

Yogi Teacher in Training

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Yogi Teacher in Training by Cassie Strid I was waiting for my home studio, Yoga Junction, to open a teacher training program. They offered their first program starting in September 2013 and ending in August of 2014, meeting one week of every month for fifteen hours. I finally worked up the courage, filled out the […]

Do It All in the Do-Everything Pants

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Stonewear Designs Grassroots Team Member Melissa Love reviews her new favorite climbing, running, and yoga piece: The Rockin’ Pant Sometimes you need a pair of pants that you can climb in, do yoga in, or hike in and then walk into the store and not look like a dirt bag. That’s a tall order. Thankfully, […]

10 Yoga Poses for Beginners

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This week’s Tidbits come from yoga instructor Rebecca Louzan Monroe. Rebecca shows us some easy steps to achieve your yoga goals–no matter your age, body type, or fitness level. Try these poses to relax, tone, and introduce yourself to the practice. Yoga translates to “yoke” or to “unite.” The very name “Yoga” refers to the unity […]

Worry Less, Do More: Five Steps to Positive Thinking & Action in the New Year!

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On occasion, I can spend a good portion of the wee hours with Mr. What If and Ms. Worrywart, my own self-perpetuated late night visitors. And I don’t like it (or them). I could be sleeping or contemplating my navel or anything but spinning my wheels over something that hasn’t happened or that is out […]

Tuesday’s Ten Tidbits: Staying Motivated in the Winter (Indoor Workouts)

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This week’s tidbits come from all of our Ambassadors, Grassroots Team Members, and other friends of Stonewear. As raging winds, flying snow, and short days approach, we need to find other things to do besides rock climb, kayak, and spend all of our leisure time in the great outdoors. So, we get more creative when […]

Hot Yoga Shorts: For a Sizzling Bikram Class or Just Cooling Off

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I admit, I am a very late convert to hot yoga shorts. My instructors back at Boulder Bikram Yoga used to come over and say, “Where are your knees? I can’t tell if your legs are straight. Don’t be shy.” I’d smile and think something along the lines of, Don’t bother me. I’m concentrating. That particular […]