About Joe Pace

Joe is the Founder of Icewater Yoga. Fascinated by the intersection of yoga and sport, his goal is to help athletes develop a consistent yoga practice. He lives in Claremont, CA with his wife, Jill.

Working for Peace: Mado Hesselink

About this Episode: Joe and Mado Hesselink (Creator of teachingyoga.net and host of the Yoga Teacher Resource podcast) explore the following topics: :: Discovering how yoga isn't just about flexibility :: How effort and work can lead to peace and tranquility :: Understanding how yoga can permeate into our [...]

By |2019-05-06T10:28:12+00:00May 14th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Working for Peace: Mado Hesselink

How to Walk: Jonathan FitzGordon

About this Episode: Joe and Jonathan FitzGordon (Creator of CoreWalking) explore the following topics: :: What is proper walking alignment and technique? :: What are common misalignments and mistakes in walking? :: How can improper walking technique lead to injury? :: Why is it important to walk correctly? About [...]

By |2019-04-26T21:51:45+00:00May 7th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on How to Walk: Jonathan FitzGordon

What is movement?: Josh Halbert

About this Episode: Joe and Josh Halbert (Functional Range Systems & Kinstretch Master instructor) explore the following topics: :: What does it mean to teach "movement"? :: How should we move based on human evolution? :: What is "kinstretch" and how is it unique? :: How do we sift [...]

By |2019-04-19T16:58:41+00:00April 30th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on What is movement?: Josh Halbert

What is Anusara Yoga?: Keric Morinaga

About this Episode: Joe and Keric explore the topic of Anusara Yoga, what it means, and his passion for reviving the style. Visit https://icewateryoga.com/classes/ and use the filter to see all of Keric's classes on Icewater Yoga. About Icewater Yoga: Icewater Yoga is an online yoga platform offering hundreds of [...]

By |2019-04-11T14:46:10+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on What is Anusara Yoga?: Keric Morinaga

Choosing the Company You Keep: Yancy Schwartz

About this Episode: Joe and Yancy discuss Yancy's path to discovering yoga multiple times through skateboarding, relationships, travel, and dedication. Yancy shares insight on how to live a clear, focused, and compassionate life. Visit https://icewateryoga.com/classes/ and use the filter to see all of Yancy's classes on Icewater Yoga. About Icewater [...]

By |2019-04-11T14:47:25+00:00April 16th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Choosing the Company You Keep: Yancy Schwartz

Soccer, Football, Acting, Yoga: Will Staten

About this Episode: Joe and Will discuss Will's path to becoming a yoga teacher from growing up in San Antonio as a football and soccer player, moving to L.A. to pursue a career in acting, and rehabbing himself back from a soccer injury through yoga. About Will: Visit https://icewateryoga.com/classes/ and [...]

By |2019-04-09T17:39:19+00:00April 9th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Soccer, Football, Acting, Yoga: Will Staten

Yoga Anatomy and Philosophy: Paul Grilley

About this Episode: Joe and Paul discuss concepts in anatomy and philosophy as they relate to yoga. Paul details his thoughts on "the rebound", which is a key concept in his teaching of physical yoga. As the conversation deepens, Paul explores deeper concepts of yoga philosophy and shares his [...]

By |2019-03-21T08:39:52+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Yoga Anatomy and Philosophy: Paul Grilley

Best Yoga Pose For Lower Back Pain

If I had a dime for every time someone asked me for a good lower back stretch… Who cares how much money I’d have — the answer is never helpful. “Yoga” is often considered synonymous with “stretching” and one of the first steps taken to [...]

By |2018-11-30T12:37:29+00:00March 28th, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on Best Yoga Pose For Lower Back Pain

The Wisdom of Yin Yoga: Bernie Clark

About this Episode: Joe and Bernie discuss the many benefits of Yin Yoga from Eastern and Western perspectives. About Bernie: Bernie Clark, author of the best selling The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga, has had a passion for science, health, sports and spirituality since childhood. He has a degree [...]

By |2019-03-26T11:52:31+00:00March 26th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on The Wisdom of Yin Yoga: Bernie Clark

How to Wheel: Hard Yoga Poses Made Easy

In the ‘Hard Yoga Poses Made Easy’ series, we focus on a particular yoga pose or skill that seems (or is) very difficult and we make it a lot easier by breaking it down into actionable, realistic, and sequential steps. In this tutorial, we set [...]

By |2018-11-30T12:36:21+00:00March 26th, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on How to Wheel: Hard Yoga Poses Made Easy

Yoga for Athletes – Most Common Mistakes

Yoga was a huge part of my life when I was playing college baseball. I found it and got hooked pretty quickly. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t get my teammates to enjoy it with me. At the time, I thought it was [...]

By |2018-11-30T13:07:15+00:00March 21st, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on Yoga for Athletes – Most Common Mistakes

The Best Yoga Warm-up for Athletes

Sun Salutation C is the best yoga warm-up for athletes (in my opinion) As a contemporary yoga teacher, there’s always tension between sticking with tradition and updating the practice to accommodate advances in science. For traditional yoga poses and sequences, there’s usually something not quite [...]

By |2018-11-30T12:35:46+00:00March 19th, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on The Best Yoga Warm-up for Athletes

Basketball and Yoga: Kent Katich

About this Episode: Joe and Kent discuss Kent's path from growing up in Iowa, leaving a basketball scholarship, becoming a Georgio Armani model touring the world, to discovering yoga while playing professional basketball throughout Europe, to starting a business teaching yoga to NBA players and professional athletes. About Kent: [...]

By |2019-03-07T20:43:38+00:00March 19th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Basketball and Yoga: Kent Katich

What is Yin Yoga? Yoga for Every Athlete

The most important missing piece from most training plans: patience. And it’s not only missing from our training, but also most aspect of our lives. We hate to wait, and that’s why this video is under two minutes. For those wondering what “yin yoga” is [...]

By |2018-11-29T14:01:14+00:00March 14th, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on What is Yin Yoga? Yoga for Every Athlete

How Often Should You Practice Yoga?

Two 30-minute yoga sessions per week is the sweet spot. In my experience, this is the best yoga is consistent yoga. If your main physical practice is yoga or yoga-based, finding time to do some form of yoga every day probably isn’t a problem. For [...]

By |2018-11-30T12:26:13+00:00March 12th, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on How Often Should You Practice Yoga?

Running On Yoga: Ryan Miller

About this Episode: Joe and Ryan discuss running shoe design, running, rising up to life's challenges, and using yoga philosophy and technique to improve various aspects of our lives. About Ryan: Ryan Miller is a running coach and Kripalu Yoga teacher. He was a provisional national qualifier in the [...]

By |2019-02-05T07:31:10+00:00March 12th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Running On Yoga: Ryan Miller

How to Breathe in Yoga

When you know how to breathe, you know how to work on yourself. I’m a big fan of a yoga teacher named Jason Crandell. If you haven’t heard of him, definitely Google him and get to know him a little better. I mention that because [...]

By |2018-11-30T12:26:24+00:00March 5th, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on How to Breathe in Yoga

The Honest Startup: Jake Wood

About this Episode: Joe and Jake talk about choices in entrepreneurship, staying honest with yourself in the process of figuring it all out, and where yoga fits into it all. Here's a link to the product of Icewater Yoga's partnership with Jake's company, 'So We Flow...' a series of [...]

By |2019-01-22T16:40:17+00:00March 5th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on The Honest Startup: Jake Wood

10-Minute Yoga Warm-Up for Athletes and Beginners

We don’t normally give away full classes for free but… ...we’re feeling extra generous this week! As a companion class to the “Best Yoga Warm-Up for Athletes” video, we thought it would be cool to actually use Sun Salutation C in a real class setting [...]

By |2018-11-30T12:31:49+00:00February 28th, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on 10-Minute Yoga Warm-Up for Athletes and Beginners

Best Yoga Pose for Runners

Low lunge is the best yoga pose for runners, and here’s why: Runners use their legs to move forward. That’s obvious. The muscles they use to move forward are the mainly the hip flexors (to pull the knee up) and the hamstrings (to pull the [...]

By |2018-11-29T14:01:28+00:00February 26th, 2019|Writing|Comments Off on Best Yoga Pose for Runners