How Yoga Can Help YOU and Your Baby

  There are tremendous benefits to starting a yoga practice or getting right back into it just 6+ weeks post having your baby. Not only does the practice help mom find peace and grounding, relieve symptoms of postpartum depression and get her body back to pre-pregnancy shape but it also helps the baby develop and cope [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|Fitness, Wellness, Yoga|0 Comments

It’s not just WHAT you eat, but WHEN you eat!

It's been a little while since I've taken the time to write a post but I'm back at it and stronger than ever! If you were one of the amazing yogis that attended my Flow Class at Lululemon this past Sunday then you heard my short discussion on the importance of timing your food input. We [...]

By |October 13th, 2015|Fitness, Nutrition, Wellness|1 Comment

Get to know yourself with YOGA! Prevent AVIDYA.

A lack of self-knowledge leads to all suffering, at least this is what the ancient yogic texts say and I believe it holds some truth. This concept is known in sanskrit as "avidya" which is defined as an ignorance about oneself or a lack of self-knowledge. It is experienced in four different ways which include [...]

By |July 16th, 2015|Featured, Fitness, Wellness, Yoga|0 Comments

Yoga can shorten my muscles?!?!

Though there are many reasons why individuals attend yoga classes, lengthening and flexibility are some of the main reasons why people attend. This is great for those who take the time to slowly transition from pose to pose and who have an educated instructor who can lead them gracefully and mindfully through the practice. However, [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Fitness, Wellness, Yoga|0 Comments

Finding Your Personal Alignment with YOGA

With the hundreds of thousands of posts on social media of beautiful bodies holding "perfect" postures in the most difficult of yoga poses it is no surprise that many people believe that anyone should be able to get to these perfect symmetrical shapes. This discourages many who try to do yoga and struggle so much with [...]

By |May 17th, 2015|Wellness, Yoga|1 Comment

Breathe Your Way to Bliss – Using Breath to Reduce Stress Levels

Moving along with our April theme of stress reduction for Stress Awareness Month this post will show how to reduce your stress levels and cortisol levels (the stress hormone) by simply taking a few deep breaths and letting go of tension. Deep breathing increases the oxygen levels going to the brain and stimulates the parasympathetic [...]

By |April 19th, 2015|Wellness, Yoga|0 Comments