Magen’s simple stretching and relaxation techniques provide much needed balance for our lives.
Magen’s Stretching for CrossFit is a replenishing stretch practice that focuses on restoring the body and calming the mind. Simple, floor stretches targeting those difficult to open areas like the hips and spine, are held for 30 seconds-2 minutes. This gentle practice very restorative and rehabilitative for the joints and muscles-especially the back and knees, and is beneficial to both newcomers and seasoned practitioners alike. This class is an excellent supplement to your CrossFit workouts and sports such as running, cycling, tennis, golf and skiing.
*Magen Banwart is the founder of MB Fitness based in New York City, she is a recognized leader in the health, wellness and yoga arenas. Her unique and holistic approach blends her experience as a competitive athlete, fitness instructor and wellness consultant. For the last two decades Magen has dedicated herself to creating innovative and integrative programs to help people manage stress, recover from chronic back pain and achieve their personal goals, including weight loss and maintenance. Recently she received the honor of being voted among “New York City’s 20 Most Popular Yoga Teachers of 2012″ by Rate Your Burn and earlier her signature MB Yin Yoga class was voted “NYC’s Best Fitness Class” by Manhattan Magazine. Her unwavering spirit and energy have inspired many to change their lives – and as a result the lives of many around them. Her followers are ageless, ranging from late teens to those in their 80’s, all having shared values focused on optimizing their lives.