Nanaco Kawai is a yoga instructor based in Myoko Kogen, Niigata Prefecture, a popular ski resort area. She runs Nano Yoga and teaches skiers and snowboarders yoga in the winter season to help them add yoga to their exercise routine and feel a little less sore and reduce injuries. During the rest of the year, she continues to teach yoga in a way that’s accessible and fun to beginners and enjoys sharing the positive aspects yoga can have on your life beyond the mat.
Health and Fitness
Why is yoga good for yokonori sports? If you’ve never heard of yokonori, it's a Japanese term used to categorize "sideways riding" sports like snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding. These are all active sports, which require a certain amount of mobility to enjoy at any age.