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.

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 [...]

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The Science Behind Warming Up: Dr. Pablo Costa

About this Episode: Joe and Pablo talk about the science behind warming up, breaking down different warm-up techniques and verifying myths. About Pablo: Dr. Costa has a Doctorate in Exercise Physiology from the University of Oklahoma under the mentorship of Dr. Joel Cramer. Dr. Costa has authored and co-authored [...]

By |2019-01-17T11:15:51+00:00February 26th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on The Science Behind Warming Up: Dr. Pablo Costa

Top 5 Yoga Poses to Improve Strength

Yoga isn’t just a bunch of stretching. I have a lot of conversations about yoga with all kinds of people. It’s fun and interesting to hear people’s perceptions about what yoga is and what it does for the body. The more I learn about yoga, [...]

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How to Eagle: 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 build [...]

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Wellness and Determination: Andrew Sealy

About this Episode: Joe and Andrew talk yoga, health, and wellness, and Andrew shares a personal story of how he worked through a series of challenges to launch his podcast. About Andrew: Andrew Sealy is a connection catalyst, a Yoga artist, and a movement creator. His days are spent [...]

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How to Headstand: Hard Yoga Poses Made Easy

Learn how to be effortlessly upside down. 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 [...]

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Top 5 Yoga Poses to Improve Balance

Certain yoga poses have a way of representing more than just our physical state. When you start to develop a regular yoga practice, certain types of poses start to become simpler, and others just stay hard. Once you pass the beginner phase of yoga and [...]

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Doctor/Strength Coach: Dr. Andy Galpin

About this Episode: Joe and Andy discuss the physical aspects of yoga and different approached to physical training as well as balancing immediate and delayed gratification. About Andy: Dr. Galpin has been an Assistant Professor at California State University, Fullerton, since 2011, but spent the first 18 years of [...]

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Top 5 Stretches for the Inflexible!

You don’t have to be “flexible” to do yoga. One of the most popular excuses I hear when people tell me why they don’t do yoga is that they’re not flexible. Without exaggerating at all, this is pretty much the same thing as saying “I [...]

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Top 3 Beginner Yoga Mistakes

The biggest mistakes beginners make can’t be seen. Coming into yoga from the world of sports and/or fitness, it’s easy to shun some of the details mentioned in class. Some people never learn to appreciate these finer details and I feel sorry for them — [...]

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Yoga for Athletes Entrepreneur: Lizzy Chiappy

About this Episode: Joe and Lizzy discuss the path to starting a yoga franchise and studio, the world of "intense" ballet, and Lizzy's experience dealing with major change and turning that struggle into success. Lizzy is an impressive businessperson and representative of yoga for athletes. You can learn more [...]

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How to Handstand (Before You Can Handstand)

I promise, this makes sense. “Handstand” technically refers to balancing the body weight on the hands with the legs overhead. Now that we have that definition in place, can you see the loophole? Before I tell you, let’s compare our definition of handstand to the most [...]

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How to Koundie 2: 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 piece [...]

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How to Koundie 1: 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 build [...]

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The Holistic Approach to Coaching: Josh Warren

About this Episode: Joe and Josh discuss his unique approach to coaching tennis and dig into concepts such as neuromuscular balancing, ashram life, and biomechanics. About Josh: Josh Warren, MS, LMT, founder and developer of Integrated Tennis, a unique integration of sport psychology, yoga, and muscle balancing concepts. He [...]

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The One Thing Nobody Realizes About Handstand

We only see one thing when it comes to handstand: the handstand. Like an upside-down statue, not a single body part is moving and it looks like they can just hold it forever. What we don’t realize about handstand is your ability to do it [...]

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Considering the Past and Future: Kevin Boyle

About this Episode: Joe and Kevin discuss Kevin's fond memories in the party and rave culture before being laid off from his corporate job and having his "hand forced" to pursue the career he always wanted: teaching yoga. About Kevin (in his words): By age 25, I was overweight, [...]

By |2019-01-17T11:10:43+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Considering the Past and Future: Kevin Boyle

Why You Can’t Handstand | 3 Biggest Mistakes

Most people can’t handstand. Are you willing to accept the three main reason why you’re a non-handstander? It’s easy to make excuses for yourself and tell yourself it’s just too hard, but the reality is you’ve probably been misinformed about how to do handstand and [...]

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How to Forearmstand: Hard Yoga Poses Made Easy

Forearmstand is extremely versatile and creates the perfect balance between inverting and arm balancing. 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 [...]

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Breathing Tradition Meets Science: Robin Rothenberg

About this Episode: Joe and Robin discuss yoga breathing techniques and how modern science has uncovered the truth about breathing practices described in ancient yoga texts. About Robin: Robin Rothenberg has trained yoga teachers since 1999. Certified in both Viniyoga and Iyengar yoga (through 1992), with additional training as [...]

By |2018-12-19T07:11:11+00:00January 15th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Breathing Tradition Meets Science: Robin Rothenberg