• The Meaning of Namaste

    6 days ago.

    We bow and say it all the time at the end of yoga class: Namaste. But what does the Nepalese word really mean? Author Rita Geno and Yoga Teacher Aadil Palkhivala explore the true meaning of the expression and offers…

  • Best Workout For Your Personality?

    1 week ago.

    When it comes to choosing the best exercise for your personality, it turns out one size (or exer-size) does not fit all. Turns out some people just aren't treadmill people; others are not built for group fitness classes. This blog…

  • Your Sleep & Daylight Savings Time

    2 weeks ago.

    Daylight savings ends Sunday morning. That means at 1 a.m. it will be midnight. It might also mean your sleep schedule is disrupted. And that means trouble. Writing for the New York Times' Smarter Living, Tim Herrara talks about "Feeling…

  • Christy Sports Acquires BootDoctors

    2 weeks ago.

    Christy Sports acquires BootDoctors, expanding footprint in Telluride & Taos Markets. Christy Sports LLC, one of the largest winter sports specialty retailers in the nation, today announced its most recent acquisition BootDoctors, a specialty retailer of ski, snowboard and bike…

  • Your Inner Athlete: Peak Performance, Mind Over Matter

    4 weeks ago.

    We first met Dr. Haley Perlus at the Telluride WOW Festival. We asked if she would share her pearls with our readers. Haley’s advice tends to apply equally to sports and to life in general. This week, the sport psychology expert reminds…

  • Chasing Contentment

    4 weeks ago.

    Given today's difficult headlines – natural disasters (everywhere) and unnatural disasters (in our nation's capital) – we thought this story by yoga instructor and author Dr. Judith Hanson Lasater might be helpful. In her dharma "talk," which appeared in a…

  • Latest On How Much Exercise We Need

    1 month ago.

    We in Telluride hold these truths to be self-evident: Move it or lose it. If we want to live longer and well, we need to exercise more than previously thought. Writing for the Huff Post, Suzy Strutner tells us how much and…

  • Advice From Your Brain’s Personal Trainer

    1 month ago.

    According to an article by Tara Swart in Fast Company, yes you need to drink more water. But you might also like to try some magnesium salts. What else? Read on. What did you eat for breakfast this morning? It matters…

  • BootDoctors: A perfect fall day? Get on a bike.

    1 month ago.

    This week, the BootDoctor in the House focuses on a perfect fall day in and around Telluride. Which makes it a perfect day for biking. Especially with BootDoctors’ bike mechanic extraordinaire, Sarah Ender. (All images are by Melissa Plantz.) It’s one of…

  • Your Inner Athlete: Tip from the Broncos’ Vance Joseph

    1 month ago.

    We first met Dr. Haley Perlus at the Telluride WOW Festival. We asked if she would share her pearls with our readers. Haley’s advice tends to apply equally to sports and to life in general. Broncos head coach Vance Joseph shared what the…

  • BootDoctors, Meet Sam Tischendorf: Runner, Biker, Foot Doc Extraordinaire 

    2 months ago.

    “The (Boot)Doctor is in the House” is a series from beloved family-owned and operated outdoor retailer BootDoctors all about sharing the power of mountain life: adventure, style, gear, and community in the Telluride region. Here the good guys always get to ski…

  • Telluride Med Center: Too Close For Comfort

    2 months ago.

    Staff at the Telluride Regional Medical Center work closely with each other; the are also very close to their patients. But according to Medical Center staff and their CEO, that’s not exactly ideal. Since 2007, patient visits have grown 166 percent, according to…

  • Shrink Rap: Codependency & Dependency

    2 months ago.

    The terms “codependent” and “dependent” have relatively new meanings in the vocabulary of personality and mental health issues. While the “dependent personality disorder” is an actual diagnosis for mental illness from the diagnostic and statistical manuals we use today, in…

  • Your Inner Athlete: Nutrition

    2 months ago.

    We first met Dr. Haley Perlus at the Telluride WOW Festival. We asked if she would share her pearls with our readers. Haley’s advice tends to apply equally to sports and to life in general. This week, the sport and exercise psychology shares…

  • Your Inner Athlete: Motivating Kids to Train

    2 months ago.

    We first met Dr. Haley Perlus at the Telluride WOW Festival. We asked if she would share her pearls with our readers. Haley’s advice tends to apply equally to sports and to life in general. This week, the sport and exercise psychology…

  • Your Inner Athlete: Mental Toughness, Riffs On The Theme

    2 months ago.

    We first met Dr. Haley Perlus at the Telluride WOW Festival. We asked if she would share her pearls with our readers. Haley’s advice tends to apply equally to sports and to life in general. This week, the sport and exercise psychology…