Mobility Maker – Dana Santas In the Press

In the Press

June 25, 2017 “Tips to Tame Travel Tension”
ABC Action News Weekend Edition
Dana appeared on ABC Action News Weekend Edition Tampa Bay to share healthy summer travel tips and tension-taming exercises.
May 23, 2017 “Tips to Tame Travel Tension”
WACH-FOX
Dana was on South Carolina’s WACH-Fox morning show “Good Morning Columbia,” to share healthy travel tips. She covered things like the importance of movement/stretches to promote circulation & avoid tension/pain as well as hydrating with electrolyte-enriched Ten spring water and wearing compression tights, like 2xu, when flying.
May 9, 2017 “Stretching Longer Isn’t Always Better”
CNN Health 
With the exception of gentle restorative/recovery stretches, Dana is NOT a proponent of static stretching (anything longer than 30 seconds), especially for athletes–and research supports this. She explains in this CNN article.
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May 8, 2017 “Exercise with a Box”
Daytime
Dana brought her plyo boxes to Daytime TV to do a segment with NFL vet Vincent Jackson and host Cyndi Edwards on non-jumping exercises you can do with boxes/platforms to effectively target all your “bathing suit” muscles.
April 31, 2017 “5 Healthy Morning Habits”
Bay News 9
Dana was back at Bay News 9 sharing 5 Healthy Morning Habits with Al Ruechel, including diaphragmatic breathing, movement in all directions, water before coffee, meditation and cultivating an attitude of gratitude.
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April 18, 2017 5 Stress-Rediucing Yoga Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk 
Happify 
Dana teamed with Happify to create this infographic of five stress-busting, office yoga exercises.
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March 29, 2017 “Baseball Mobility Drill: Restorative Hamstring Stretch”
Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society
Restorative techniques are an important part of the programs Dana creates for MLB teams/players. In this video she made for the PBSCCS, she shares a restorative progression of the basic legs-up-the-wall yoga postures to better focus on hips and hamstrings.
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March 11, 2017 “Breathing Better to Move Better”
Bay News 9
Dana stopped into Bay News 9 again to do a segment with Al Ruechel on “Breathing Better to Move Better.” They talked about the dysfunctional, compensatory breathing pattern of most chest breathers (recruiting pecs, upper traps, shoulders, neck muscles to act as accessory breathing muscles) and how to undo that pattern (and all of its tension, pain and bad posture) by restoring diaphragm function and rib movement.
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March 9, 2017 “Why You Should Train Your Breathing for Better Movement”
Girls Gone Strong
Dana explains “Why You Should Train Your Breathing for Better Movement” in this article (with video instruction) she did for Girls Gone Strong​.
March 7, 2017 “Baseball Mobility Drill: Lateral Lunge Progression”
Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society
Dana shares a lateral lunge progression to stretch adductors and hamstrings while stabilizing and mobilizing the hips/pelvis. It also addresses the ability to transfer center of mass from hip to hip, which is important for everyone but particularly baseball players who need to move from hip to hip in swing rotation, pitching and fielding movements.
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February 17, 2017 “Recovering from Surgery or Stress? Yoga Can Help”
CNN Health 
Maybe you’ve had a surgery or injury that left you sore and swollen, or an ongoing stressful situation that’s making you feel disconnected. Either way, restorative yoga can help! In this article, Dana shares her personal experience using restorative yoga techniques to ease the mental and physical challenges after surgery.
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February 5, 2017 “Demystifying Meditation”
Bay News 9
Dana joined Bay News 9 anchor Al Ruechel to demystify meditation by clearing up common misconceptions and sharing the most accessible means for connecting to the present moment and clearing your mind.
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January 14, 2017 “New to Yoga?”
Bay News 9
Bay News 9 anchor Al Ruechel asked Dana to share answers to common questions posed by people new to yoga who are interested in trying it as part of a New Year’s resolution.
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January 6, 2017 “Take a Swing at Aerial Yoga at Home”
CNN Health 
If you’re capable of swinging on a playground swing or laying in a hammock, you’re capable of doing aerial yoga. In this article, Dana shares her how to get the spine-decompressing benefits of simple aerial yoga postures at home.
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January 5, 2017 “Play Ball:  Total-Body Workout with A Medicine Ball”
Daytime
Dana joins her Daytime TV family to share fun-yet-challenging ways to do a high-intensity, total-body workout using only a medicine ball.
January 2, 2017 “The 5 Biggest Mistakes Baseball Players Make with Yoga”
Professional Baseball Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society
Dana shares the 5 biggest mistakes she sees players and coaches making when they add yoga to baseball strength and conditioning programs.
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December 31, 2016 “No Excuses–New Year’s Fitness”
Bay News 9
Dana talked with Al Ruechel of Bay News 9 about how to avoid excuses when making fitness New Year’s resolutions and discussed he effectiveness of HIIT (high intensity interval training) with mini bands and the importance of hydrating with electrolyte-enriched water.
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December 28, 2016 “How to Fight a Holiday Hangover Like a Pro”
CNN Health 
Because many of the same physiological systems taxed by drinking too much alcohol are the same ones depleted during extreme athletic performance, Dana shares three strategies for athlete recovery that can also help you recover from a festive night out.
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December 2016 “Find Your Winter Energy”
Dr. Oz’s The Good Life 
Dana provided Tip #10 to “Twist Away Tension,” in this winter feature article, offering simple instructions for a gentle supine bent-knee twist.
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November 25, 2016 “6 Ways to Sweat Out Stress”
CNN Health 
Sometimes stress relief requires a powerful release. That’s why Dana shared her six favorite high-intensity exercises for relieving stress.
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November 18, 2016 “Episode 182: Dana Santas Do Not Meditate While Driving”
Power Athlete Radio 
Round two of Dana’s podcast on Power Athlete includes more wild tangents but still manages to feature a focus on how breathing’s impact on the stress response and autonomic nervous system can translate into better athletic performance. Dana also takes the PA team through a mini meditation at the end.
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November 9, 2016 “Stress Less During the Holidays”
Daytime
Holiday stress? The tips Dana shared on Daytime TV can help. Host Cyndi Edwards and Dana worked on breathing as a peaceful pause to leverage your parasympathetic nervous system, power posing to beat anxiety and ways to literally shrug off stress and twist away tension.
November 3, 2016 “5 Yoga Strategies to Stress Less”
CNN Health 
Neck and back tension? Electronic overload? Dana shares five simple-yet-effective strategies for dealing with the mental and physical stressors we face daily to stress less and restore peace of mind.
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November 2, 2016 “Dana on the Krush Performance Radio Show”
TSN 1260 
Dana was interviewed about the evolution of yoga in pro sports–how to apply it efficiently and effectively–and the profoundly impactful role breathing biomechanics training plays in her work. Her segment starts at the 28-minute mark.
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October 5, 2016 “Episode 176: Dana Santas Breathing Life into Performance”
Power Athlete Radio 
In this “Part One” of two podcast, the Power Athlete team gets to know Dana and her work in pro sports, while navigating some fun tangents. The discussion focuses primarily on how she treats breathing as a movement pattern impacting mobility and stability.
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September 26, 2016 “Stretch Away Stress in Two Minutes”
Woman’s World Magazine 
As the featured expert in this article on stress relief, Dana Santas provides instruction for practicing easy, stress-relieving yoga poses and affirmations.
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September 8, 2016 Not All Yoga is Good for Golf But Proper Application Can Deliver Big Benefits
Titleist Performance Institute
Dana explains why not all yoga is good for golf and how golfers can properly apply yoga-based techniques to yield benefits for their game.
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September 1, 2016 Dana Santas: Be Your Authentic Self
Iron Game Chalk Talk
Coach Ron McKeefery interviewed Dana for his IGCT podcast, and she shared some of her journey to becoming the “Mobility Maker” and how/why the best coaches know that there’s a lot they don’t know.
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August 31, 2016 11 Ways to Feel More Confident & Valuable at Work Every Day
Bustle 
Bustle included Dana’s advice for point #8 in the article, sharing the confidence-boosting and stress-busting benefits of yoga with a shout out to her friends at Happify.com.
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August 26, 2016 Build the right workout space for your home
CNN Health 
Dana shares how she transformed home workouts from a difficult-to-sustain chore to an empowering aspect of her family’s lifestyle by creating dedicated home workout space.
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August 15, 2016 8 Poses That Will Ease Chronic Pain
HuffPost Health Living 
HuffPost shares the infographic Dana teamed with Happify to create on 8 Yoga-Based Exercises to Relieve Chronic Pain.
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August 10, 2016 8 Yoga Poses for Chronic Pain Relief
Happify 
Dana teamed with Happify to create this infographic of eight yoga-based exercises to relieve chronic pain.
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June 16, 2016 “Restorative Yoga for Rest and Recovery”
Daytime
Dana returns to Daytime to take host Jerry Penacoli, who is recovering from heart surgery, through some basic restorative yoga breathing and poses, designed to stimulate the parasympathetic “rest and repose” aspect of our nervous systems.
May 18, 2016 “Restorative Yoga Routine”
Experience Life Magazine
Dana designed this restorative yoga routine at the request of Experience Life Magazine.
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May 11, 2016 “Spring Training…for the rest of us!”
Daytime
Dana returns to Daytime to give host Cyndi Edwards some strength training tips to help us prepare for bathing suit season. She demos a simple barbell complex using four fundamental movements (hinge, pull, squat and push) as well as a yoga-based lateral lunge to superset with it.
May 10, 2016 Beyond Namaste: The benefits of yoga in schools
CNN Health 
Schools need to revive & reboot physical education programs to teach breathing, functional movement and mindfulness to our kids. Along with insightful commentary from FMS founder Gray Cook, Dana explains why and how yoga should be taught in schools.
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March 31, 2016 Spring Training for the Rest of Us: 5 Fitness Tips from MLB Strength Coaches
CNN Health 
Dana interviewed five of her MLB strength-coach friends, who provided practical, actionable advice for anyone trying to achieve measurable fitness goals in the context of the demands and responsibilities of their daily lives.
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March 24, 2016 Prevent Back Pain Like a Pro Athlete
CNN Health 
Suffer from back pain? Dana shares how a new study shows that a proactive exercise approach–the same kind pro athletes take–is more effective than passive measures, like belts, orthotics and rest. She also offers six yoga-based exercises anyone can use to combat back pain.
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February 18, 2016 Reboot Your Get-in-Shape Goals with Yoga’s Mind-Body Connection
CNN Health 
Too many people abandon fitness goals because they view them as a means to an end rather than a lifestyle change. Dana explains how a little yoga can go a long way in helping people connect their body and mind in a way that fosters self respect and inspires the will and desire to take care of your health to achieve your get-in-shape goals.
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February 5, 2016 “Dana Santas: Mobility Maker Part 2”
Ariana Yoga 
In this second podcast interview with Ariana Rabinovitch (first was May 2015), Dana discusses a range of topics from why she never stretches pitchers’ shoulders but still restores mobility to why women should strength train for function rather than aesthetics…and much more.
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January 6, 2016 “Take a Positive Yoga-Based Approach to Resolutions”
Daytime
When approaching your get-in-shape goals/New Year’s resolutions, don’t wage a war against your body! Use yoga to drop the negativity and honor your “meat suit.”
December 23, 2015 Tap your holiday stress-busting super power: Breathing
CNN Health 
Breathing has a profound influence on our physiology. In this article, Dana explains how breathing properly and using certain breathing techniques can reduce and prevent stress—especially the impact of holiday stressors.
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November 24, 2015 3 Everyday Ways to Practice Gratitude for Health and Happiness
CNN Health 
Gratitude shouldn’t be reserved for practice and reflection on Thanksgiving. Dana shares three easy approaches for integrating gratitude into a daily practice that is scientifically proven to boost health and happiness.
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November 11, 2015 Healing Veterans’ Trauma Through Yoga
CNN Health 
Dana shares science-based ways yoga techniques can help veterans and anyone looking to heal trauma on their yoga mat. Special thanks to the Veterans Alternative Center in Holiday, Florida, for participating in the article.
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October 24, 2015 “Dana Santas Talking Better Breathing for Better Golf”
The Golf Shop Show – ESPN Charlotte
Dana was interviewed by The Golf Shop radio hosts regarding the most fundamental way to impact golf using yoga. She discusses the importance of integrating functional use of the diaphragm and breathing biomechanics to impact both the physical and mental game of golf.
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October 21, 2015 “5 Minutes of Morning Yoga to Seize Your Day”
Daytime
Dana shares five minutes of morning yoga to “seize the day” with her Daytime TV Show family, showing people how to quickly and easily take their bodies through all planes of motion to set their body right for the rest of your day (sequence based on Dana’s CNN Health article with the same name).
October 8, 2015 Breathe Better to Move Better: Train to Breathe Like a Pro Athlete
CNN Health 
The quality of our breathing impacts everything from how we think and feel to how we move. In this article, Dana shares why and how she trains pro athletes to breathe better for better movement and provides five ways anyone can start training themselves to breathe better to feel and move better in their bodies.
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September 25, 2015 Talking to “Mobility Maker” Dana Santas About Training the Pros & Revamping Women’s Fitness
SiriusXM
Dana was interviewed on SiriusXM Channel 110 Doctor Radio with Samantha Heller, talking about her work in pro sports as well as the topic of women’s body image and the empowering aspects of strength training—based on her CNN article on the same subject.
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September 23, 2015 5-Minute Morning Yoga to Seize the Day
CNN Health 
Dana shares a 5-minute morning yoga practice designed to efficiently get the body and mind ready for optimal use the rest of the day. In the same way she works with pro athletes, the sequence covers a full, functional range of motion to counter dominant-side tendencies and inspire movement we might not otherwise experience over the course of a routine day.
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September 17, 2015 Dana Santas Teaches Pro Athletes How to Breathe
Yoga Journal
Yoga Journal featured Pro Sports Yoga Mobility Trainer Dana Santas, looking at her focus on breathing biomechanics and activation/inhibition as opposed to “stretching” and “flexibility.”
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September 8, 2015 Fixing Women’s Fitness: Strength Training to Empower Body Image
CNN Health 
Dana takes a personal look at the impact of women’s fitness themes in the media and the need for a shift from aesthetic-based goals to performance-based goals, like strength training, for a healthier body image.
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August 31, 2015 “Chair Yoga for Smarter, Healthier Sitting”
Daytime
Dana joins Daytime TV hosts Jerry Penacoli and Jenn Holloway to celebrate their new show set and take the studio audience through some simple breathing, posture and stretching exercises to sit smarter and healthier.
August 24, 2015 “Breathe Your Worries Away”
Woman’s World Magazine 
As the featured expert in this article on yoga for stress relief, Dana Santas provides instruction for diaphragmatic breathing, leveraging your parasympathetic nervous system and utilizing simple breathing techniques to stress less.
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July 28, 2015 Family Workouts that Strengthen Bodies and Bonds
CNN Health 
Dana’s latest CNN article features photos of her own family workouts, focusing on how you can easily turn functional fitness into a plug-n-play, fun, family workout that strengthens your body and your bond.
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July 16, 2015 Pranayama to Prevent Injury in Teen Athletes?
Yoga Journal
Pro Sports Yoga Trainer Dana Santas is interviewed about how she teaches proper breathing biomechanics to prevent injury in teen athletes–particularly pitchers susceptible to Tommy John surgery.
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July 15, 2015 “Yoga for a Better Golf Game”
Daytime
Pro Sports Mobility Expert and Yoga Trainer Dana Santas is back on Daytime showing host and avid golfer Cyndi Edwards the secrets to leveraging breathing biomechanics and the ability to shift your center of gravity for a better golf game.
July 9, 2015 Beach Yoga to Boost Your Bliss and Health
CNN Health 
Science shows that both yoga and being near the ocean/water have stress-reducing health benefits. In her latest CNN article, Dana provides some insight into the emerging science of the “Blue Mind” and offers ten basic yoga poses people can practice at the beach without looking like an exhibitionist.
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June 22, 2015 “Yoga for Better Sleep”
Daytime
Yoga Expert Dana Santas returns to Daytime to share a simple six-minute yoga-based sequence to do right before bed to fall asleep faster and sleep soundly.
June 17, 2015 Coach Glass Podcast Episode 77: Dana Santas Radius Yoga
Coach Glass Podcast 
Coach Jason Glass, one of the world’s top golf strength and conditioning specialists, interviews Dana for his podcast. They cover topics ranging from breathing biomechanics to Sesame Street in this fun, informative interview.
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June 12, 2015 Be Happier with 7 Minutes of Yoga
CNN Health 
Can yoga make you happier? Science says “yes” (and so does Dana). Check out her CNN article for a 7-minute science-based sequence to boost happiness.
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June 12, 2015 7 Stress-Busting Poses You Need
Prevention Magazine 
Prevention featured the infographic Dana created with Happify on seven poses and simple breathing techniques to relieve stress.
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June 12, 2015 7 Ways to Reduce Stress Instantly
Self Magazine 
Self shared the infographic Dana created along with Happify to share seven poses and simple breathing techniques you can use to release stress, breathe easier, stand taller and just feel crazy zen.
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June 10, 2015 7 Poses to Help You Relieve Stress ASAP
HuffPost Health Living 
Covers the yoga poses and breathing exercises from the infographic Dana teamed with Happify to create on 7 Breathing Exercises and Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress.
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June 9, 2015 7 Poses to Help You Reduce Life’s Stresses
A Plus 
Covers the yoga poses and breathing exercises from the infographic Dana teamed with Happify to create on 7 Breathing Exercises and Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress.
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June 9, 2015 Breathing Exercises to Help You Reduce Stress
Mind Body Green 
Includes the infographic from Dana and Happify on 7 Breathing Exercises and Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress.
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June 9, 2015 Infographic: 7 Breathing Exercises & Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress
Yoganonymous 
Features the infographic Dana helped create with Happify on science-based yoga poses and breathing exercises to reduce stress and anxiety.
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June 8, 2015 These 7 Simple Power Poses Can Transform Your Day and Change Your Life
Business Insider 
This article talks about how the yoga poses and breathing exercises Dana included in the Happify infographic can change your body chemistry to help you reduce stress.
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June 8, 2015 7 Poses to Help You De-Stress
Yahoo Health 
Yahoo Health highlights the yoga poses and breathing exercises Dana included in the Happify infographic on 7 Breathing Exercises and Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress.
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June 4, 2015 Why These Stress-Busting Yoga Poses Are So Effective
Refinery29 
This article is written around the science behind the yoga poses and breathing exercises Dana included in the Happify infographic on 7 Breathing Exercises and Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress; it also features the infographic.
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June 4, 2015 7 Breathing Exercises and Yoga Poses to Help You Reduce Stress
Happify 
Dana teamed with Happify to create this infographic of her top seven yoga-inspired ways to reduce stress, including some of her favorite breathing exercises.
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June 3, 2015 Stanley Cup Finals: Yoga and Hockey
FOX 13 
Dana does a pre-game segment with Dr. Joette Giovinco, sharing insight into the Radius Yoga techniques she uses with Tampa Bay Lightning and other hockey players.
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May 28, 2015 Office Yoga Zen: 5 ways to focus and reduce stress
CNN Health 
Dana shares yoga-inspired techniques you can use at your desk to stress less and focus better.
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May 22, 2015 “Dana Santas: Mobility Maker”
Ariana Yoga 
In this podcast interview with Ariana Rabinovitch, Dana shares why she thinks “flexibility” is a bad word…why she’s often viewed as an “anti-yoga” yoga trainer…and why she believes every human being is asymmetrical…and much more.
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May 15, 2015 “Yoga for Better Posture”
Daytime
Yoga Expert Dana Santas returns to Daytime to share why/how proper breathing and lower-trap activation are the keys to better posture.
May 14, 2015 Tame Travel Tension with These Yoga-Inspired Moves
CNN Health 
Dana shares yoga-inspired techniques she integrates into programs for professional sports teams and athletes to overcome the physical and mental stresses of constant travel.
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April 23, 2015 Swing Like Spieth: 3 yoga moves to improve your golf game
CNN Health 
This article features yoga moves that address the key areas of mobility required to have a fluid golf swing–like Spieth and prevent the common back and knee issues that plague golfers.
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April 7, 2015 Stave Off Soreness Like a Pro Athlete
CNN Health 
Dana’s article provides instruction and photos for a 7-minute foam-rolling sequence for your back and lower body, based on the SMR techniques she uses with her pro athletes.
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March/April 2015 Cover/Model Feature
New Living Magazine
For the third time in eight years, Dana Santas was honored to be the cover model and provide a feature Q & A for New Living Magazine.
March 26, 2015 Sleep Better with Six Minutes of Bedtime Yoga
CNN Health 
This article features yoga-based postures, breathing and meditative techniques Dana uses with her pro athlete clients to facilitate sleep, despite grueling game and travel schedules.
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March 18, 2015 Yogi Profile: Dana Santas
42 Yogis 
Dana is the featured “Yogi Profile,” discussing her introduction to yoga and the launch and evolution of Radius Yoga.  
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March 17, 2015 Partner Yoga Doubles the Pleasure, Halves the Stress
CNN Health 
Partner yoga can enhance feelings of connection and trust. Dana offers instruction for several poses/moves, illustrated with photos of her and her husband.
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March 12, 2015 Yoga for Triathletes
CNN Health 
March through September is considered Triathlon Season. Dana offers four poses/moves triathletes can integrate into their training.
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March 2, 2015 “Breathe Your Way to Better Sleep”
Woman’s World Magazine 
As the featured expert in this article on yoga for sleep, Dana Santas provides instruction for diaphragmatic breathing, leveraging your parasympathetic nervous system and utilizing simple meditative techniques to facilitate sleep.
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February 13, 2015 “Partner Yoga for Valentine’s Day”
Daytime
Yoga Expert Dana Santas returns to Daytime to show hosts Jerry Penacoli, Cyndi Edwards and Cyndi’s husband Collin some easy partner yoga moves for Valentine’s Day.
January 27, 2015 Yoga for Athletes: Why Activation and Inhibition Matter More than Stretching
Eric Cressey Blog 
As a guest expert for Cressey’s blog, Dana shares why she believes activation and inhibition matter more than stretching when doing yoga training with athletes.
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January 26, 2015 Sit Smarter with Yoga
CNN Health 
Dana outlines ways to give your sitting habits a healthy overhaul, including practicing a 5-point posture/alignment check.
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January 13, 2015 7 Resolutions Yoga Can Help You Keep Past January
CNN Health 
Dana explains how practicing yoga can help you keep 7 popular New Year’s resolutions.
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December 15, 2014 “Yoga for Holiday De-Stressing”
Daytime
Yoga Expert Dana Santas returns to Daytime to show host Jerry Penacoli three easy ways to use yoga to stress less over the holidays.
December 10, 2014 3 Yoga Tips to Stress Less This Holiday Season
CNN Health 
Dana offers three quick and easy yoga-inspired tips anyone can practice to stress less over the holidays. No mat or yoga experience required.
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December 10, 2014 Increase Knee Strength with These Yoga Exercises
42 Yogis 
This article is based on Dana’s philosophy and advice on properly applying yoga to help stabilize and mobilize the knee joint.  
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November 17, 2014 Curb Klutziness with Yoga
CNN Health 
Dana provides insights and exercises for strengthening the communication between your brain, nervous system and muscles AKA your “mind-body connection” to improve body control, balance and awareness.
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November 17, 2014 One Little Cushion Wants to Get You Off Your Butt
42 Yogis 
This post, highlighting Dana’s position as an advisory board member, talks about how the Darma cushion will help you sit smarter by prompting you to correct your posture, move/stretch and breathe better.  
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November 7, 2014 Fit Friday: The Seat Cushion Correcting Your Horrible Posture
The NOW Tampa Bay
Dana visited the ABC Action News studios to give the crew some posture and smart-sitting tips, while sharing info on the Darma Smart Seat Kickstarter campaign. 
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October 23, 2014 6 Ways to Straighten Out Smartphone Slump
CNN Health 
Dana offers six yoga poses that provide the right combination of stretching, strengthening and realigning to relieve tension and correct “smartphone slump.”
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October 3, 2014 How Can I Stay Fit During Air Travel?
Outside Magazine 
Tension and edema while flying are issues Dana addresses with a lot of pro sports teams and athletes, since they’re constantly traveling. Check out her advice on combatting swelling after flights.
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September 26, 2014 Yoga Poses to Help You Touch Your Toes
CNN Health 
The inability to touch your toes is a common complaint that’s often blamed solely on tight hamstrings. In this article, Dana shares poses that target all the muscles involved in proper forward bending.
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September 2014 Positivity: Negating Negativity
Success Magazine 
Dana’s yoga techniques for stimulating confidence, and her work with professional sports teams are highlighted in this article.
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August 28, 2014 “Yoga to Battle the Blues and Boost Happiness”
Daytime
Yoga Expert Dana Santas returns to the Daytime show to share some science and yoga-based techniques with host Cyndi Edwards on how to battle the blues and boost feelings of happiness.
August 19, 2014 6 Ways to Stop Sciatica
CNN Health 
Because Sciatica has many causes, there is no single magic bullet for relief. That’s why Dana wrote this article, offering people a variety of yoga poses that could help them relieve and prevent sciatic pain.
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August 18, 2014 8 Yoga Poses for Tennis Players
42 Yogis 
Dana provided commentary on appropriate yoga poses and goals for tennis players or any rotational athletes. 
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July 16, 2014 6 Yoga Poses for Runners
42 Yogis 
Dana’s insights were included in this article on yoga poses for runners. 
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July 10, 2014 3 Good Yoga Poses for Runners
CNN Health 
Dana wrote this article for CNN, sharing three of the best poses to help runners identify and correct asymmetry compensations to prevent injury and improve running performance.
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July 2014 La Coache Vita: Why You Need a Life Coach
DuJour Magazine 
According to DuJour, personal gurus are the new “It Accessory.” Dana’s one-on-one work with clients is highlighted in this article.
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June 19, 2014 “Mile-High Yoga”
Daytime
Spending hours in a small space can lead to tension, swelling and pain–not to mention anxiety. Yoga Expert Dana Santas returns to the Daytime show to share some easy-to-follow advice with hosts Jerry Penacoli and Cyndi Edwards on how to ease the discomfort.
May 20, 2014 Yoga for Baseball Feature
STACK Magazine 
Dana, and one of her MLB clients, Drew Hutchison are featured in this five-page article (pp. 32-36) highlighting moves from the yoga conditioning program Dana designed for Hutch.
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May 13, 2014 15 Stress-Reducing Techniques
Livestrong.com 
Dana provided tip #11 (slide 12):  a yoga AND science-based way to use your posture and breathing to reduce cortisol and boost testosterone for stress-free confidence.
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May 6, 2014 Go the Distance with this Baseball Yoga Warm-up
Yahoo! Sports 
Dana and her client, MLB Toronto Blue Jays Starting Pitcher Drew Hutchison, are featured.
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May 2, 2014 The Five Most Common Errors Athletes Make with Yoga
Eric Cressey Blog 
As a guest expert for Cressey’s blog, Dana shares the top five mistakes she finds athletes, trainers and coaches making with yoga integration in sports.
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April 2014 Finding Inspiration: What Inspires You?
Yoganonymous 
Dana shares what inspires her in this slide show of Be Present All Stars (slide #8).
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April 7, 2014 10 Expert Tips to Prevent Wrist Injury in Yoga
42 Yogis 
Dana contributes tip #8 in this article on preventing wrist injuries during arm balances.
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April 7, 2014 6 Things Football Players Must Do to Get Better This Off Season
Stack Magazine
Pro Sports Yoga Mobility Trainer Dana Santas provides point #3 with advice on enhancing functional range of motion.
March 20, 2014 How Yoga–Yes, Yoga–Can Help Your Hockey Game
USA Hockey Magazine
Dana is the featured expert in an article about hockey players seeing the benefits of yoga.
February 26, 2014 “Yoga for SmartPhone Slump”
Daytime
Yoga Trainer and Mobility Expert Dana Santas returned to the syndicated morning show Daytime to show co-hosts Jerry Penacoli & Cyndi Edwards through moves to counteract hunched-over, neck-lurched-forward posture.
February 8, 2014 Tips for Discovering YOUR Yoga Pose
The Yoga Blog
Dana shares one of her favorite “chill-out” yoga poses that’s good for mind and body.
December 6, 2013 8 Ways to Eat Healthy This Holiday Season
Everyday Health
Dana–who LOVES good food and great wine–shares her “Rule of 3s” for healthy eating and drinking at holiday parties.
November 19, 2013 Add Warrior Poses to Your In-Season Training
Stack Magazine
Yoga Trainer to Pro Athletes Dana Santas shares ways to integrate effective yoga poses into your in-season workouts, the same way her MLB, NHL, NFL & NBA clients do.
October 23, 2013 “Yoga for Klutzes”
Daytime
Yoga Trainer and Mobility Expert Dana Santas leads syndicated morning show Daytime co-hosts Jerry Penacoli and Cyndi Edwards through some yoga moves that enhance proprioception and kinesthetic awareness.
October 21, 2013 Three Twists to Keep You Off the Bench
Stack Magazine
Learn to rotate your mid-back properly and avoid low-back injury with three twists from Mobility Expert Dana Santas.
September 2013 Malone Hopes to Rebound
Dana’s client, NHL Lightning Forward Ryan Malone talks about how his yoga training with Dana is more about “functional movement…being able to move efficiently.”
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June 2013 Fox Sports and The Tampa Bay Lightning websites
posted a video of Dana working with NHL Forward Pierre-Cedric Labrie at Bain Complete Wellness.
May 14, 2013 Three Lower Body Stretches
Oxygen Magazine
Dana offers readers three lower body stretches to improve flexibility.
February 12, 2013 Overuse Injuries in Youth Sports
SheKnows.com
Dana provides tips and commentary on overuse injuries in youth sports.
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December 13, 2012 Checklist for Making and Accomplishing Resolutions
Yahoo Shine!
Dana offers advice to inspire and motivate people to make and keep New Year’s resolutions.
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December 7, 2012 20 Super-Fit Chicks Who Don’t Run
Shape.com
Dana is featured in Shape’s gallery of super-fit women who don’t like to run.
September 10, 2012 Yoga’s Impact on the Mat and Beyond
Green Living AZ
Dana is quoted in this article, discussing the differences between working with men and women, and the general population versus pro athletes.
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September 5, 2012 Five Reasons Yoga Class May Be Stressing You Out
Yahoo Shine!
Dana provides insights on ways your yoga class can stress you out and easy ways to avoid them.
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September 1, 2012 Five Reasons Yoga Class May Be Stressing You Out
Shape.com
Dana provides insights on ways your yoga class can stress you out and easy ways to avoid them.
July 1, 2012 Finally Touch Your Toes!
Oxygen Magazine
Dana offers readers three moves to help them touch their toes while also increasing power, toning their legs, and reducing injury risk.
May 1, 2012 Yoga for Athletes: Three Poses for Beginners
Stack Magazine
In the summer issue of Stack, Dana shares three poses any athlete can incorporate into their training regimen.
February 2, 2012 Tampa Bay Yoga Experts Weigh In: Will Yoga Really Wreck Your Body?
ABC Action News
Dana offers some simple ways to protect yourself from injury in yoga classes. 
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January 20, 2012 Will Yoga Really Wreck Your Body?
Men’s Health
Men’s Health Magazine interviewed Dana for a special Q & A feature regarding the dangers of yoga.
December 5, 2011 Try These “Ancient” Exercises to Boost Your Modern-Day Game
Stack Magazine
Dana writes about/provides video instruction for three areas that have resonated with athletes for centuries: hips, groin and core.
December 2011 Yoga for Hockey Players
The Hockey News – Winter 2011 Fully Loaded Issue
Dana created a special mini Radius Yoga Conditioning for hockey players sequence for the magazine.
October 2011 Think Pink
Be Present Newsletter
Dana was the featured model in Be Present’s October “Think Pink” campaign.
October 2011 Cover/Model Feature
New Living Magazine
Dana Santas featured on the cover of New Living Magazine.
June 17, 2011 All Over the Place
Sports Illustrated
Dana is interviewed for the 2011 Stanley Cup Commemorative issue to discuss her work with Boston Bruins Conn Smythe & Vezina winner Tim Thomas.
 
June 2011 NHL Star Credits Yoga for Success
Mind Body Green
Article includes quotes from Tim Thomas and Dana and a video from the NHL Network featuring their yoga practice.
 
April 4, 2011 The Glove Guru
The Hockey News
“His personal yoga instructor, who has worked with hundreds of high-profile professional athletes, said Thomas is the best student she has ever had…” Article includes interview with Dana regarding her work with Tim.
August 2009 Krush Sports Performance Radio 1260
Dana was the featured expert talking about her sport-specific yoga work with professional athletes.
November 13, 2008 Tim Thomas: Yoga Master
NHL.tv
Boston Bruins All Star Netminder takes it out of the rink and onto the yoga mat with his yoga trainer Dana Edison Santas.
April 2008 Strike a Pose
USA Hockey Magazine
Dana is the featured expert in an article about hockey players seeing the benefits of yoga.
February 12, 2008 Upward Bruin
The Hockey News
“The first thing you learn in yoga [with Dana] is your weak spots,” said Bruins goalie Tim Thomas in an article featuring his offseason yoga training with Dana and how she applies yoga to hockey players.
January 2008 NHL All-Star Game CoverageTim Thomas
Tim Thomas on his yoga practice with Dana Edison Santas.
January 2008 Making Yoga Less of a Stretch for Athletes
The CMI Report
A feature profiling Dana and her work with professional athletes across MLB, NHL, NFL, NBA and MLS.
November 18, 2007 B’s Thomas Standing on His Head
Boston Herald
Bruins Goaltender Tim Thomas discusses his offseason yoga training with Dana.
November 11, 2007 Boston’s Thomas Named Clutch Goalie for October
USA Today
Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli notes the benefits of goaltender Tim Thomas’ offseason yoga training with Dana.
November 6, 2007 No Doubting Thomas
Boston Now
Bruins Goaltender Tim Thomas discusses his offseason yoga training with Dana.
October 2007 NESN–New England Sports Network
The Buzz
Dana’s off-season training with Bruins Goaltender Tim Thomas is featured as item #2 on the show’s countdown.
October 2007 Health & Fitness: Stretch Thyself
Men’s Journal
As a yoga trainer for teams/players in MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL and MLS, Dana Edison is the featured expert for a sport-specific flexibility workout in Men’s Journal magazine.
July 13, 2007 TCL Baseball Magazine
visited one of Dana’s sessions with the Denton Outlaws and conducted interviews for a segment that aired on FoxSports
June 19, 2007 Baseball:  Outlaws Use Yoga to Loosen Up
Denton Record-Chronicle
Corinth—The Denton Outlaws will do anything to reclaim the Texas Collegiate League championship—even yoga.
June 18, 2007 Sportsday: Outlaws use yoga to loosen up
Dallas Morning News
Article about Dana’s second season training the TCL Denton Outlaws.
April 19, 2007 Yoga Your Way
REDBOOK Real-life Healthy Life Newsletter
The Custom Practice Journal has removable pages demonstrating 75+ yoga poses that can be ordered to suit your mood.
March 22, 2007 While at spring training in Florida, Dana taped a segment at the Tampa studio of Daytime with host Cyndi Edwards where she talked about the benefits of individualized yoga and demonstrated a simple exercise for strengthening bad backs. 
March 9, 2007 Devil Rays First in Yoga: This team won’t be outdone in 7th-inning stretch
Orlando Sentinel view article
South Florida Sun Sentinel view article
Sure, the meandering Devil Rays are still looking for their first winning record after nine hopeless years in the American League East.
But this season they just might lead the majors in flexibility.
March 5, 2007 Dana was a guest on “The Ron Diaz and Ian Beckles Show” on 620 WDAE–The Sports Animal radio station to talk about working with the Devil Rays during spring training.
Feb. 27, 2007 Rays Bring Yoga into Their Spring Training Workout
The Bradenton Herald
Baseball. Before they worked on pick-off moves, how to execute one if you are a pitcher – how to recognize one if you are a base runner – they worked on the downward facing dog, the sun salutation…
Feb. 24, 2007 Team Notes:  Inside Pitch
USA Today
QUOTE TO NOTE: “It’s like advanced Twister — your body goes in all different directions.” — RHP Shawn Camp, on the team’s spring training yoga classes
Feb. 24, 2007 For Rays, Spring is About Stretching, Salutations: Team hopes yoga class will prevent injuries
St. Petersburg Times
At first glance, this might seem like a stretch. But after having 17 players miss 965 days with injuries last season, the Devil Rays were open to anything that might keep their players healthier.
Feb. 23, 2007 Meet Your 07 Tampa Bay “Yoga” Rays
CBS Sportsline.com
Downward Dog. Grasshopper Lunge. Pigeon. The Devil Rays are getting their moves down, but not for ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ It’s yoga and it makes sense, even in baseball’s stubborn world, Scott Miller says.
Feb. 23, 2007 Rays Take on Yoga — Cute instructor aside, the players like the exercise’s benefits
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
The weight room at the Naimoli Complex is not just for the muscleheads anymore. Three times a week during the first two weeks of spring training, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays are offering yoga classes to team members. Just don’t expect…
February 21, 2007 Player quotes and video from one of Dana’s spring training sessions with the Devil Rays.
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Feb. 21, 2007 Rays Add Yoga to Spring Regimen
MLB.com
ST. PETERSBURG — Ask Don Zimmer about yoga and you will get the following reply: “Yogi Berra?” Zimmer is a baseball lifer…
Feb. 21, 2007 Yoga Meets Baseball in Rays Spring Training Camp
CBS – Tampa Bay’s Channel 10
Player quotes and video from one of Dana’s spring training sessions with the Devil Rays.
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Feb. 20, 2007 Young, His Job Secure, Keeps Goals Realistic
St. Petersburg Times
MORNING STRETCH: About 20 players attended voluntary yoga class Monday morning at 8, the first of six sessions over the next two weeks…
Feb. 19, 2007 Rays Report:  Head Over Heels
TBO.com
Though workouts didn’t begin until 10 a.m. today, an estimated 15-20 players showed up for a voluntary yoga session that began at 7:45 a.m. Instructor Dana Edison put the Rays…
Feb. 19, 2007 Crawford Plays It Safe With Injury-Prone Wrist
The Tampa Tribune
STRETCHING IT: It took a couple of minutes, but the best way to summarize the Devil Rays’ inaugural yoga session Monday morning finally came to RHP Shawn Camp
Feb. 16, 2007 Yoga and Baseball Training
International Herald Tribune: Opinion
The article “Not your regular spring training” (Feb. 13) gives the impression that yoga is becoming an accepted conditioning tool within professional baseball. As a yoga specialist who works with athletes…
Feb. 11, 2007 Rays Boost Upton’s Workload Hoping He Hits Back
St. Petersburg Times
RAYS RUMBLINGS: While the Yankees have Yogi Berra in spring training, the Rays will do yoga, having scheduled thrice-weekly morning classes…
Feb. 9, 2007 Yoga Added to Rays Camp
MLB.com
Dana Edison, director and founder of Radius Yoga Conditioning, a Boston-based national fitness consultancy, has been hired by the Rays to conduct…
Jan. 11, 2007 Yoga Lady — Hardship to Success Story
Middlesex East Feature Story
A local professional athlete calls her “Yoga Lady” but that does not really identify Dana Edison, a complex person who has worked very hard to simplify her life and be happy with herself and her family…
Jan. 5, 2007 Stuff We Love
TravelGirl Magazine
Customize your yoga workout with Dana Edison’s Yoga is Not One Size Fits All Custom Practice Journal. The binder is customizable and comes with 200 color
Dec. 25, 2006 Simple exercises can help lessen stress
Trenton Times
Dana Edison, yoga expert and author offers these yoga-inspired tips for dealing with holiday stress…
December 20, 2006 Dana was a featured guest on CN8’s “Your Morning” show, demonstrating easy stretches for holiday shoppers to reduce stress and realign their bodies
Dec. 12, 2006 Have a Serene Season
Quick and Simple Magazine
Yoga expert Dana Edison tells readers how to drop the heavy shopping bags and take a moment to realign themselves.
Dec. 2006 Holiday Gift Guide: the Aspiring Zen Master
Metro Sports New York
New England Sports
Metro Sports Washington

Help friends find their inner yoga and create their own customized yoga routines…
November 2006 Dana was interviewed for CNN’s Healthwatch radio segment. Topics included the origins of yoga, group classes vs. private practice, and yoga’s ability to improve neuromuscular efficiency, correct postural imbalances, and produce the “relaxation response.”
Nov/Dec 2006 Active Updates: Customized Yoga
Her Sports + Fitness
Create personalized yoga workouts with the help of Dana Edison’s Yoga Is Not One Size Fits All™ Custom Practice Journal…
Oct. 2006 Mind/Body/Soul Issue
Today’s Charlotte Woman Magazine
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Sept. 19, 2006 To Your Health | Books, DVDs and other products
Miami Herald
Instructor Dana Edison encourages participants to experience their own practice, listening and feeling, rather than imitating…
Sept. 14, 2006 Yoga workshops to benefit the National MS Society
Reading Advocate
Dana Edison, founder of the North Reading-based Radius Yoga Conditioning and author of the “Yoga is Not One Size Fits All” book and audio …
Sept. 9, 2006 Good Morning Connecticut Weekend
WTNH Channel 8
Dana appears on ABC affiliate WTNH Channel 8’s “Good Morning Connecticut Weekend” show to share a few yoga-inspired tricks–easily done while standing in airport lines–to calm nerves, unwind tense bodies, and inspire better moods.
Sept. 3, 2006 “Living Today” Front-page Feature
Register-Star
Dana Edison will be the first to tell you she is not a yoga guru, but that can be hard to believe when you consider that she has written a book on the topic and trains many people in the ancient art, including professional athletes…
Sept. 2006 Interview with Dana
WomensRadio
WomensRadio posted an interview with Dana Edison on how incorporating yoga into her life changed it completely.
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Sept. 2006 Cover/Model Feature
New Living Magazine
Dana Edison featured on the cover of New Living Magazine.
Sept. 2006 Book and Product Review
Ohio Sports and Fitness Magazine
www.ohiosportsandfitness.com
Aug. 15, 2006 How to keep that airport stress grounded
United Press International
International newswire article features Dana Edison’s expert tips for “stretching your way to serenity while waiting.”
Aug. 15, 2006 How to keep that airport stress grounded
Science Daily
Aug. 15, 2006 How to keep that airport stress grounded
RedOrbit Breaking News
Aug. 14, 2006 Yoga and Baseball?
Metro Sports New York | New England Sports Online
Fitness expert Dana Edison is a Red Sox fan. Yet it was a couple of Yankees who helped her realize the benefits of yoga for baseball.
Aug. 10, 2006 Live View
Hamptons.com
Sign up for the Hamptons Weekly Brief and win one of 25 sets of Dana Edison’s Yoga Is Not One Size Fits All™ Custom Practice Journal and Audio Instruction two-cd set.  Offer is only good for a limited time.
Aug. 2006 Products for Mind, Body & Spirit
New Living Magazine
A review of “Dana Edison’s Yoga Is Not One Size Fits All™ Custom Practice Journal” and companion two-cd set.
July 21, 2006 Yoga for Weight Loss?
WebMD | AOL Health
It can help you find your bliss, and some say yoga may also help you shed those extra pounds.
June 8, 2006 Yoga a new twist on players
Star-Telegram
Dana Edison conducts Radius Yoga Conditioning clinic with the Denton Outlaws
2006 Dana appears on the CBS 11 morning news show with pitcher Kyle Hollander and centerfielder Kyle Jones to discuss her book and the application of sport-specific Radius Yoga, especially for baseball.
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July 2006 Fox Sports featured Dana’s work with the Denton Outlaws on “TCL Baseball Magazine” in an episode that aired July 1st and July 3rd 2006.
June 2006 KRLD 1080 News Radio aired an interview with Dana on the benefits of customized yoga conditioning.