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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 [...]

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|Categories: Featured, Fitness, Wellness, Yoga|Tags: , , , , |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|Categories: Fitness, Wellness, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , |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|Categories: Wellness, Yoga|Tags: , , , , |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|Categories: Wellness, Yoga|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

6 Reasons All Athletes Should Practice Yoga

There is a misconception among many athletes that yoga is only for those individuals who are already incredibly flexible and that there would be no benefit to their training if they were to include yoga as part of their routine. This misunderstanding needs to be set straight. The truth is actually the opposite. Yoga provides many benefits to [...]

By |January 28th, 2015|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Find Your Zen during the hustle and bustle of the holidays

The holiday season brings feelings of joy, happiness, and love. Children's eyes are filled with excitement as they wait for Santa to come. We spend time with family going to parties, decorating the house, and enjoying the warm holiday mood that fills the air. However, the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can also [...]

By |December 9th, 2014|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Finding True Happiness

So often as we move through our lives we are quick to place blame for our suffering and credit for our happiness on external factors. If only I had more money I would be happier. If only I had more power in my job or my family I would be happier. If only he or [...]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Yoga|Tags: , , |0 Comments