On Sunday, November 4th, Team Castle Hill Fitness raised $5,320 for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Thank you to all of our friends and family members for your support. It was a beautiful day to remember… Read more.
A lot has changed since the 1st few months of my participation in the Triathlon. Learning how to race has mostly been from making mistakes along the way. Coaches are fantastic for bringing out your full… Read more.
People often ask me what is Iyengar Yoga. Simply put, Iyengar yoga is the style of yoga that is taught by BKS Iyengar, his family, and those who study the method. The national Iyengar web site… Read more.
Prenatal Yoga creates a community space for new mamas + experienced mamas alike to build camaraderie in their unique, beautiful and challenging experiences. The asana helps women prepare their physical bodies for giving birth by cultivating… Read more.
First of all, let me start by thanking Vlad Glouchkov, manager of Castle Hill Fitness, and Gordon Yang, manager of Castle Hill Cycles for the organizational assistance which allowing me the freedom to be away from… Read more.
CH: How long have you been a member at Castle Hill? EC: I actually joined Timberline Fitness in 2001 before heading off to college. I’d come home and workout during summer and winter breaks – by… Read more.
If you’ve stepped foot in a gym sometime with in the last thirty years you’ve seen it. Hung by the cardio equipment; framed behind shiny glass, proudly guiding you in bold primary colors to your target… Read more.
Shortly after my first Duathlon I started to become obsessed with researching the Triathlon on the Internet. I even set my TiVo to record all cycling and triathlon programs. I began to learn the names of… Read more.
We’d like to bid farewell and good luck to Jenny Russo and Sharon Moon, two of our veteran Ashtanga Yoga teachers, as they leave Castle Hill at the end of the month. Jenny Russo will be… Read more.
In 2001 to a class full of cycling students, I remember stating: “Triathletes are crazy! I would never do that!” If you are unfamiliar with the sport of Triathlon, it is three parts: 1. Swimming 2…. Read more.
Recently one of my students asked me, “Is it better to stay longer in a pose or repeat the pose with a shorter timing?” The word Hatha as in Hatha Yoga literally means, “to strike “… Read more.
Yoga is not about being bendy. Can’t touch your toes with your legs straight? I’ve been there. Those of us in the tight hamstring club actually have an advantage. Sounds crazy right? Truth is, the tight-in-body… Read more.
“Above & beyond” is where the practice of Yoga leads us. Yet, before we expand “Above & Beyond”, we always start with our connection to “Below and within”. At the beginning of each practice we start… Read more.
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The following are Castle Hill therapist Rachael Bercey’s top 10 suggestions for relieving body aches. This list originally appeared in April Dykman’s article, “Cheap Ways to Relieve Your Aching Back” in Forbes. Look at how you’re… Read more.