Yoga for Runners
From the desk of Jessica L. Molleur, Lic.Ac., DNBAO... Check out our Yoga for Runners class this summer Thursday nights at 7:30pm!! First class is $15. Purchase your first 5-class series this summer and receive 20% OFF!
Q. What are the benefits of Yoga for Runners?
A. Cross training is an important way to prepare the body for peak performance.
A consistent yoga practice helps runners to:
*Increase flexibility, learn proper body alignment, improve balance, and recover from injuries
*Improves concentration and awareness to help runners mentally prepare for their race.
Q. What occurs during a typical Yoga for Runners class?
A. Yoga for Runners focuses on body awareness, core strength, balance, and focused stretching, especially for the lower body. All levels and abilities are welcome and encouraged to participate!
Q. How often should I take Yoga For Runners?
A. Yoga For Runners is beneficial for any type of runner from joggers to ultra marathoners. A weekly yoga practice is the perfect way to cross train on your day off to help improve performance and prevent injuries.
Jessica L. Molleur is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and massage therapist in Massachusetts and California. She holds a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, CA. Her training also includes a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of California at Davis, CA. Jessica first became interested in acupuncture as a soccer player searching for an alternative to knee surgery.
She is a National Diplomate of Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine and Chinese Herbology through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Following her acupuncture licensure, she became a Diplomate of Acupuncture Orthopedics. This orthopedic specialty certification is held by fewer than 300 acupuncturists in the United States. Areas of specialty include women's health, infertility, pediatrics, and sports medicine. For patients interested in learning more about acupuncture for fertility and IVF, please click here.