| | | | PA Radio – Episode 176: Dana Santas

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 episode176Breathing Life Into Performance

Where to begin with this week’s guest, Dana Santas is the Mobility Maker [@mobilitymaker]?! As a former corporate world exec, Santas has since translated her “rise and grind” work ethic to her passion of making better bodies. She’s worked with over 40 teams and innumerable athletes to develop the best approach of incorporating sports specific mobility and breathing tactics.

As we find out, the drive to improve performance even at the base level of breath control, will reap the benefits of overall wellness. That means feeling less physically inhibited, feeling more in control of emotional responses, and generally being able to tackle life’s challenges one well crafted breath at a time. Think it’s fluff? Science doesn’t lie.

Get a step by step assessment by the master herself as she takes the crew through a typical diagnostic. She says that this 5 minute drill is all a team needs to realize how jammed up they are, and more importantly, the value in getting un-jammed. Don’t worry, it’s not your typical yoga sesh so Nama-Stay right where you are….



Dana Santas can be found on her respective social media under @mobilitymaker. A quick search of her name on CNN’s website will yield tons of articles on how to utilize yoga for improved quality of life

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John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and Fuse Move. He is also creator of the online training phenomena, Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year veteran of the NFL. John was drafted with the 97th pick in 1999 NFL Draft and went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for starter for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early with him retiring in 2009. Over the course of his career, John has started over 100 games and has 10 play-off appearances. He was a four year lettermen while playing football at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric in 1998. John has worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL, Olympic athletes and Military. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie and at Power Athlete.

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