Reaping the benefits of yoga does not need to be limited to the physical practice that you have on the mat. Yoga also, for most of us, cannot be the vast practice that includes the 8 limbs of yoga and a lifelong effort to reach Samadhi (union of the mind and body) due to the … More 5 Yoga Concepts To Take To Work With You Each Day
One too many times I have left a yoga class to find I am full of ideas, it is as though someone smacked me in the head and cleared out all the junk that was in the way. Unfortunately, there are a few people in my life that know this all too well as I … More Ever thought of yoga to kick start creative and innovative thinking? If not, you should highly consider it.
Yoga is rooted in love, non-judgment and compassion and I assure you I genuinely believe that so I am sorry to joke a bit here but I just can’t think of a better example to highlight my point and hopefully pull some folks out of the trap they fall into in a yoga class as … More Awareness: What to do and not do in your yoga class to achieve it
If you do not already have a mediation practice or you fell out of touch with it, there are more reasons now than ever that justify the minimal effort it requires. Do yourself and your isolation buds a favor and get meditating! Here is why… It is convenient. There really is no excuse, all you … More 3 Reasons You Need To Start Meditating During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Every Yoga class is different because every instructor is different. In a vinyasa class this is even more true, not only may the sequence of poses vary each time but so might the messaging or even the music depending on their influence or mood that day. I love this aspect of yoga because it mixes … More Yoga Music: With or Without Words?
When you think about the relationship between yoga and community your first thought might be the sense of community that is created within a yoga studio and believe it applies to those that show up to practice yoga there. The imagery that comes to mind here is the friendly, open armed culture you witness when … More Community In Yoga Extends Beyond The Studio – What Can We Learn From It
Getting back on my mat postpartum wasn’t something I put much thought into before I decided it was time and just went for it. I expected, as I went to grab my mat, it would be slightly different as I had undergone a life changing event that impacted me both mentally and physically and although … More Postpartum Getting Started & Feel Good Moves
Moving from Winter to Spring is a seasonal transition I enjoy as it represents growth and presents the opportunity to rediscover what the outdoors has to offer after a cold Winter. Winter and Spring are vastly different moving from the beautiful snow with cold short days to the expansion of flora and fauna and longer … More Yoga Intention: “Transition” with Spring
Breathing, its innate, we all do it, even babies practice the motion of breathing in the womb. We inhale and we exhale as we go about our day, never really paying a great deal of attention to it. If we do start to pay attention though we might notice a typical breath can be short, … More Take Your Breath Away…From The Mat That Is
You decided to attend a Yoga class today. You get in your car or on your bike, arrive at the location and walk through the doors into the space. This is what we call showing up and saying YES is said to be half the battle or the most important part of your practice (how … More Starting Before You Start