Entries by JoanneWu

Movement of the Month: Aerial Yoga

What is Aerial Yoga? Aerial Yoga uses a hammock sling to help you feel a different type of stretch in your yoga! Afraid of inversions? No need to have to go upside down. By using the hammock as a suspension system, you can add more body weighted exercises to your yoga program to build strength […]

Vegan Spicy Spaghetti Squash 2014

It used to be very difficult to eat or cook vegan. A vegan is one who does not eat or use animal products. Many think that a tasty vegan dish is limited to some salads or cooked vegetables. I was challenged by one of my health coach clients to help find dishes that have roots […]

Balance: Steadiness through Dynamic Play

Another birthday recently passed as I celebrate being a Libra. This astrological sign is marked by the constellation of scales. The cosmic image often symbolizes harmony, balance and equality. I am inspired by this gathering of stars to explore the definition of balance and why we all seek it but never seem to ever truly […]

Three Stretches You Can Do during a Conference Call

Hi, I’m Dr. Joanne Wu and I am here to inspire movement in your healthful living, starting right at work. Today, we will review three simple stretches you can do during a conference call while on a headset telephone. 1.)   Wall Squat Strengthen your quads, practice posture, engage your core with wall squats Stand in […]

Posture Tips – Sit or Stand, Relax and Restore

Hi, I’m Dr. Joanne Wu and I am here to inspire movement in your healthful living, starting right at work. Today, we will review three simple posture tips that can apply to sitting or standing. Relax, rejuvenate, restore. 1.)   When Standing: Distribute body weight evenly to the front, back and side of your body. Soften […]

Three Ways to Get More Standing Time on the Job

Hi, I’m Dr. Joanne Wu and I am here to inspire movement in your healthful living, starting right at work. Today, we will review why it is important to get up from prolonged sitting and three ways to get more standing time on the job. Prolonged sitting tightens up hip flexors and often leads to […]

Get Motivated: Finding What Moves You and Sticking to It.

Real goals are simple if we harness our motivation and visualize success. But it is not that easy, most of us who are innately highly motivated can feel unmotivated at times. In fact, sometimes we get into such a slump that even thinking about positive change can be overwhelming and even hopeless. And when failure […]

Avoid Burnouts

Hi, I’m Dr. Joanne Wu and I am here to inspire movement in your healthful living, starting right at work. We all can feel like we are in a rut sometimes and it is not simply a sign of job dissatisfaction or a need for vacation. We all have responsibilities but burnout is reached when […]