Sandy Byrne, the founder of River Rock Yoga, located in the Hartford, Conn. suburb of Wethersfield, found yoga over 20 years ago. As a former gymnast and coach for over 25 years, Byrne recalled looking bright and shiny on the outside, but hurting on the inside due to many years of overuse and abuse of her body.
"At 20, I was thinking how awful I would feel in my 40s," Byrne said. "I am 50 now and I have to say? I feel great with less aches and pains now than I did in my 20s and 30s."
Byrne aims to empower her students by giving them the knowledge, tools, and permission to explore their inner landscapes and meet themselves with acceptance and kindness; breaking the age old thought that pain and getting older go hand in hand. Not only is it possible, but it's achievable to feel better and better as we get older and to live a high quality life participating in the sports and activities we love for years to come...
Click here to read the full article.