Half-Monkey Pose

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Fitness, Health, Publications

Half Monkey pose stretches and strengthens the hamstrings, hips, lower back, and calves. It also tones the leg muscles and increases blood circulation in the hamstrings and hips. FamilyGuide Begin in downward-facing dog (by making an […]

Dolphin Pose

August 3, 2016 · Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

Dolphin pose strengthens the arms and shoulders, tones the abdomen, stretches the hamstrings, and reverses blood flow. 1. Begin on hands and knees. Place your knees directly below your hips, and your wrists directly under […]

One-Legged Pigeon Pose

December 21, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

Editor’s note:  Rachel is on maternity leave, spending time with young Nova Joy.  While she is gone, we are happy to bring you this yoga pose by Lindsay Lee. I always joke with my students […]

Triangle Pose

October 5, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications, Uncategorized

The Triangle pose stretches and strengthens the thighs and ankles, stretches the hamstrings, hips, spine, and chest, relieves backache (especially during pregnancy—I’m photographed here as I entered my third trimester), and helps to keep stress […]

Half Camel

September 4, 2015 · Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health

This article appears in the Sept. 2015 issue of Her Family. The Half Camel stretches the front of the body, strengthens the back, stimulates abdomen and neck organs, and fights fatigue, anxiety, and backaches. Kneel […]

Yoga: Half Moon

August 31, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

This article appears in Her Family August 2015. The Half Moon strengthens the abdomen, legs, ankles, and hips. It also improves balance and coordination, fights fatigue, and helps alleviate menstrual pains. Position legs about 3 […]

Side Plank

June 13, 2015 · Posted In: Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

This article originally published in June 2015 Her Family. The side plank strengthens the wrists, arms, abdomen, and legs. It also improves your sense of balance and concentration. 1. Begin by kneeling with hands on […]

Meet the Winners!

April 23, 2015 · Posted In: Business, Omaha Magazine, People

Oncology Cheryl Bohacek  RN, MSN, OCN, Oncology Nurse Methodist Hospital Cheryl Bohacek remembers early on in her nursing career caring for a young woman with cancer who was dying. A group of the patient’s closest […]