Danna Courson

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Understanding Namaste in Yoga

The literal translation of <i>n</i><i>amaste</i> (pronounced <i>nah-mah-stay</i>) is "I bow to you." It is used as a courteous greeting and also as a means of saying "thank …

Yoga

The Awesome Squat Variation for Your Shoulders, Legs, and Butt

Try it for definition like whoa.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Sumo Squat with Lateral Raise:</b> This strengthening move targets …

Workouts

Should teachers reward students for doing what they’re “supposed” to do?

I wanted to do a Truth For Teachers episode about how to reward students responsibly: how to reward them in a way that considers the long term …

Teaching

The Only 2 Core Exercises You Really Need

When it comes to strengthening your abs, keeping it simple is key. These core exercises are classic for a reason.<p>Two exercises keep proving to be …

Workouts

Let Go of Those Love Handles! A Yoga Sequence to Help Tone Your Tummy

Muffin top, love handles, tummy tire — whatever the name, it's not something many of us want to hold onto. While strength-training moves that target this area won't diminish belly fat entirely — cardio is also key — building muscle mass helps your body burn more calories. When you finally lose the …

Yoga

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

Workouts

10 Creative Ideas for Tracking Classroom Behavior

Looking for classroom behavior chart ideas? You’ve come to the right place! These behavior charts for school are teacher-tested and focus on positive …

Teaching

17 Examples of Dark Brown Hair With Highlights to Bring to Your Colorist

While there are no rules when it comes to hair color, there does seem to be a universally agreed-upon pattern that most people follow: go lighter in …

Hairstyling

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

Yoga

This simple hack will help you *finally* master crow pose

Figuring out how to do crow pose without falling on your face is challenging for both beginner and advanced yogis alike. Even instructors like …

Yoga

9 Nonfiction Audiobooks To Listen To While You Work Out, If You're Feeling Incredibly Ambitious

Everyone knows you're supposed to exercise for your physical improvement, but what about your intellectual gains? If you want to get pumped in body …

This Physio Ball Workout Gets Anna Kaiser’s Celeb Clients in Top Shape

Sculpt your entire body by following these Physio Ball exercises demonstrated by leading fitness trainer, Anna Kaiser.<p>If anyone knows how to …

Lesson Plan: Note-Taking Skills

The Long and Short of It:<br>Summarizing Important Details<p>Subjects<p>Language Arts (Study Skills)<i><br>Note: This activity can be used with a selection from</i> …

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

European Travel

Sheet Pan Pancake Recipes That Will Feed a Crowd

1<p>Buttermilk<p>Serve everyone at the table a warm stack of pancakes all at once. We’ve made the breakfast favorite hassle-free by baking the batter in a …

30-Minute Power Yoga Flow For Tight Abs and a Toned Butt

A good yoga flow, when the poses are connected into a flowing sequence directed by your breath, makes for a great two-in-one workout providing …

How to lose weight through walking: 4 small tweaks to your walking technique that can help you tone

This will help you lose weight, tone up and improve your balance<p>Whether you consider yourself to be a hiker, daily dog-walker or a simple …

Yoga

Here Is A Powerful Video Tool to Gather Students Feedback

Flipgrid is a video-based discussion platform you can use to engage your students in a wide variety of learning experiences. The way it works is very …

The Best Short Hairstyle of 2018 So Far

Lobs and bobs and crops, oh my!<p>Coco Chanel once said, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” While that might be a tad …

Try These 6 Breathing Exercises for Stress the Moment You Feel Overwhelmed

Breath is the one constant you can count on. As long as you're living, your breath is with you, serving as an indicator of how you're feeling both …

Yoga

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

The real reason DREAMers are at risk

Spoiler: It’s not Chuck Schumer.<p>The blame game has begun.Left-wing anger is growing at Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Senate Democrats for backing down on their threat to keep the government closed unless Congress agreed to some legislative protections for recipients of the Deferred …

Immigration

This Is the Itinerary You Need If You're Traveling to Greece

Located in Southeastern Europe and neighbored by islands dotted across the Aegean and Ionian seas, Greece is known for its pristine beaches, ancient …

10 Types of Digital Activities to Engage Teenagers

“The adolescent mind is essentially a mind or moratorium, a psychosocial stage between childhood and adulthood, and between the morality learned by …

Top 30 Slow Cooker Recipes

The slow cooker makes cooking a hearty and hot meal easy even on weekdays -- while you're working -- and on busy weekends when you have better things …

15 Yoga Poses For The Lunar Eclipse To Help You Harness The Power Of The Moon

On Jan. 31, a truly rare and breathtaking lunar eclipse will take place, and the power of the full moon will illuminate the Earth. Major events in …

How to Teach Your T-Spine to Bend

<b>We usually think of mobility as it relates to our peripheral joints.</b> Can the ankles move? Can the wrists bend? Can the shoulders let the arms go …

Want to Raise Calmer, Happier Kids? Science Says This Can Help | Inc.com

Mindful is the new busy. Backed by science showing that mindfulness boosts everything from immunity to productivity, workplaces across the world are encouraging employees to get back to the business of being right here, right now.<p>The demand for mindfulness--whether from a course, a coach, a …

Mindfulness