If you’ve been with us for a time, or know me 🙂 you know I love to come back to the definitions of things. I am a deep seeker of the why, as opposed to the what. So, of late, as a result of recent newsworthy events, in which a man in power was discovered Read more about Yoga Benefits: Yoga for Courage[…]
It all comes down to this! We’ve travelled through the Yamas and the Niyamas, taken a look at Asana and Pranayama, which we may be more comfortable and familiar with. We’ve also taken a peek at and explored Pratyahara, Dharna and Dyana. Each of these limbs brings us towards this part of the process. Though Read more about Yoga Philosophy – The Eight Limbs: Samadhi[…]
As we know there is a lot of courage in yoga. Some days there is courage simply to put on yoga pants, to walk into a crowded studio, to walk into an empty studio, to sit with ourselves, to try a new posture, to feel silly, to not know what to do. These are no Read more about Pose of the Month – Lion: Simhasana[…]
We hope you can join us for our first Book Club discussion! We’ll be meeting on Sunday, October 1 from 2-3:30pm to discuss Dr. Kristen Neff’s book on Self-Compassion. It’s an important topic and one we thought relevant to all of our beautiful yogis (including ourselves). Hope to see you there!
Mudra in Sanskrit means Mark/Seal/Gesture. These gestures occur throughout the practice of yoga, and often take place off the mat in rituals, such as pujas. There are many that may occur without you even being aware of it 🙂 The use of Mudras is to channel energy and move it through the body in specific Read more about Balance through Mudras[…]
So much of our yoga practice, and in fact, this blog, is devoted to the idea/concept of balance. We use this term in yoga quite freely and liberally, and I am not ashamed of this! The strive for balance within our lives is dictated in SO many aspects of our lives, the reason there is Read more about Yoga Benefits: Balance[…]
As we progress through the Eight Limbs of Yoga, we have come to the point, where we notice that things are slowing down. So many of the exercises and and practices up to this point have been things we could see, or even things we could hear (when it comes to the breath). As we Read more about Philosophy Eight Limbs of Yoga: Dhyana- Meditation[…]
For many of us the idea that Summer is coming to a close is shocking, to put it nicely. If you are an early bird like myself, you have noticed the creeping darkness, and more recently the added chill in air. Though that chill may ebb and flow, the change in the length of the Read more about Pose of the Month: Vriabadhrasana III – Warrior III[…]
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In this month of Wonder, I decided to spend two weeks looking at Yoga Philosophy, as there is so much to explore, and so much to discover. One of the beautiful things about the study of yoga is that the more you dive in, the more there is to discover. When I first started studying Read more about Yoga Philosophy The 8 Limbs – Dharna- Concentration[…]