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I was interviewed by ultra-runner/triathlete Adam Granoff for his podcast
The Intelligent Racer.
From his home in New York City, Adam chats with intelligent runners, intelligent triathletes,
and people like me for his podcast.
It’s about 30 minutes, have a listen when you have a moment (or 30 minutes) . . .
Read this excellent article by Christine Beevis on Mike’s workshop in Halifax:
Halifax is a running city. Most of its runners proudly cite its hills, winds and unpredictable weather as a badge of honour.
It’s a city where yoga studios have mushroomed in nearly every neighbourhood and yoga mats have become a fashion accessory. So it would seem natural that Halifax Yoga (HY) – a studio on the city’s Northwest Arm peninsula – would invite yoga instructor and runner Mike Dennison to Halifax for 5-hour, Yoga for Runners workshop.
Read this interesting article in the Moncton Telegraph Journal by runner and journalist Pat O’Brien.
“Let’s ‘join or yoke together’. In my thinking, this phrase rings true at weddings…”
During Mike’s recent Eastern Canada Workshop tour, journalist and yoga practitioner Deborah Wiles interviewed Mike for the article: “Yoga program helps runners stamp out injuries”
“If Mike Dennison could choose just two body parts to work on with all runners it would be their hips and their ankles.
That’s right. Ankles.
Not the ubiquitous knee or super-sexy calf. Nope. It would be the lowly ankle.
“A lot of people have tight ankles and tight hips,” says Dennison, who teaches a workshop called Yoga Made for Runners.”
Mike has written an article on Yoga for Runners for the Jan/Feb 2012 issue of IMPACT magazine.
Running is a noble pursuit full of unintended consequences, and the glamour of being a runner can be quickly stripped away when confronted by injury’s rude slap. I began using yoga specifically for runners five years ago, when running’s dark master, the injury epidemic, made me wonder what yoga could do for the hobbling masses. A lot, as it turns out…
Mike goes on to describe and demonstrate 5 important postures.
And pick it up at your favourite newsstand, with Rick Hansen and Rick Mercer on the cover.
Or read it here in a nifty digital magazine format.
Photos by Jay Russell.
The Province has a new article up, highlighting the growing interest in Yoga for Runners and various nationally-recognized teachers, including Mike:
There are waves of running-specific yoga programs popping up around the country, including Michael Dennison’s PB Runner’s Yoga in Vancouver, Felstead’s class in Toronto and Donna Davis’s Runners Yoga course in Ottawa…
Download the PDF for your fridge:
Trail Running, Hiking & Yoga Camp.pdf
Mike was recently interviewed on Shaw TV’s “The Express”, in anticipation of running events in Vancouver and how to maximize running health through yoga. Watch the video…