Favorite Fitness Posts From The Last Two Years

As we continue to celebrate anniversary week, here are my favorite fitness posts from the last two years.   Managedmoms.com is very fortunate to have yoga expert & health guru Roman Acevedo as our expert in this area.  He faithfully practices the art every morning and he owns a yoga studio in downtown Phoenix that is FREE for folks who want to give yoga a try…and everyone!  His studio is called Ra Yoga and he shares some of what they do with us.  Check out my favorites below and try some of these poses yourself.  Some can be easily done at home and all are very good for your body and mind.


New To Yoga?  See These Helpful Tips From Yoga Expert Roman

In this video, Roman works with me because I am a true Yoga rookie.  This is a great video to learn about the class tools, proper breathing and more!

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Roman’s Recommended Pose For Anti Aging Benefits

Rachel's note:  This is not me.  I wish it was me.  I bought this from IStockphoto.com to demonstrate what a supported shoulder stand looks like.  Next week Roman will show us proper inversion poses.  And this one I can do....although I wish I had an ocean in my back yard, but I can still do this one here in our desert!

Roman’s Recommended Yoga Partner Pose For Lower Back, Chest & Shoulders

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Roman’s Recommended Yoga Hammock Poses….Healthy & Fun


Roman’s Recommended Yoga Pose For Abs, Improved Digestion & More


Ever Seen A Yoga Hammock? Check out Roman’s Recommended Yoga Pose on One!

Manic:  Been doing a lot of driving and traveling and I need to open up my shoulders.

Managed:  Asked Roman about his new yoga studio, RA Yoga and check out his recommended yoga pose using the very cool yoga hammock that he has available at his new and FREE downtown Phoenix yoga studio!   Check this out…

This is a yoga hammock and Roman loves this beneficial...and fun yoga tool!

And here is the video that demonstrates how to do yoga on the yoga hammock!  You’ve got to check this out!  Watch this clip…





About Roman Acevedo,  Yoga Instructor:

Learn Roman’s yoga poses for more flexibility and fitness and less stress.
Roman has practiced yoga for 11 years to increase flexibility, build strength and invite meditation into his busy daily life and rigorous work schedule. He finds yoga to be beneficial in restoring peace in any stressful environment and continues his studies with Scott Page, David Miliotis and local instructors throughout the valley. Part of his dharma yoga practice is giving, which he does through his Ra-Yoga studio that gives free yoga/aerial yoga, and through ra-Apparel, his fashion house with an uncompromising buy-one, give-one program clothing underserved children in the community. Made in Downtown Phoenix AZ.  He enjoys hiking in the mountains with his dog, Raja and photographing his environment.

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