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Jill Lawson

Writer, business owner, yoga teacher, dog lover, and nap taker

From an early age Jill knew she was destined for a life and career in wellbeing. She received her M.ED from Texas State University in Physical Education with an emphasis in Health and Wellness and in 1996, became an American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Specialist. In 1999, Jill went on to become a certified Power Yoga Teacher and then a Sivananda Yoga Teacher in 2004.

Jill’s greatest accomplishments came in 2005 when she founded ‘Jill Lawson Yoga’, teaching Vinyasa Flow, Core Yoga, Ski Yoga, Yoga for Golf and Pilates in southwest Colorado. Jill also contributes to the Diets in Review Blog, Body in Balance TV blog, Om Yoga and Lifestyle Magazine, Yoga Magazine, Showshoe Mag and leads yoga retreats for Via Yoga, Sayulita Mexico.


Twitter: @jilllawsonyoga

Seven Habits of Highly Unhealthy People

A habit is an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary. We all love to aspire to practicing good habits, yet it is much easier to recognize and identify with the bad ones.
08/11/2012 13:53 GMT

Morgan Uceny's 1500-meter Fall Provides Gold Medal Inspiration

Everyone who watched the devastating fall of Morgan Uceny in the 1500-meter final was probably reminded of a time when they themselves felt shamed, low and completely defeated on some level. However painful to see, accidents or mistakes during a major competition such as the Olympic Games can teach us important lessons in life, though they are not always what we would expect.
16/08/2012 13:05 BST

Why is Yoga Hard for Some Men?

While women can cruise through an hour and a half of yoga relatively unscathed, even very fit men can end up feeling defeated, left soaking in a puddle of sweat by the time corpse pose comes to their rescue. The following is an explanation into why this happens.
17/11/2011 09:53 GMT

Good Intentions: Staying Off the Road to Hell

Do your 'good intentions' have ulterior motives? Do they rely heavily on expected outcomes? Do they sabotage your self-esteem when you fail to follow through? If you've answered yes to any of these questions, keep reading.
15/09/2011 11:09 BST

How To Find Balance In Your Life

To have a balanced mind and body is to experience a state of equilibrium within your lifestyle choices, relationships and work habits.
05/09/2011 16:53 BST