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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

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

Tired of making the same resolutions EVERY year? Try these steps to stick to them in 2015

One week into 2015, the resolutions and goals are rolling into our minds and planning has started. The beginning of January brings with it a time of reflection on the past year and planning into the next year. How am I going to make 2015 the best year yet? Often times we find ourselves stating [...]

By |January 6th, 2015|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

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