March 28, 2019

Continuing Resilience with Ayurvedic Tea

A huge part of maintaining our focus on a space of Resilience, and cultivating that growth space for ourselves, is making sure that we are restoring, detoxing, taking a step back to once again check in on that self-care element. Ayurveda in Sanskrit translates to “the Science of Life” and […]
March 21, 2019

Pranayama: Diaphragmatic Breath

Have you ever been in a situation that inspired fear, or panic (whether slight or for serious) where your breath shortened up? You may not have even noticed at the first gasp, or holding of the breath. This is such a common response to not feeling in control of a […]
March 15, 2019

Yoga Benefits – Resilience at ALL levels.

A few weeks ago we discussed Resilience Stew, or those core components that make up resilience: Self-efficacy- Believing in one’s own capacity to handle challenges Self-awareness- being open and curious Emotion Regulation- looking at regulating emotions/impulses and behaviors to achieve goals. Growth Mindset- looking at setbacks, challenges and failures as […]
March 7, 2019

Yoga Philosophy: 2nd Chakra and Resilience

As we move up through our Chakras from a slightly different angle this go around, we have arrived at the 2nd, or Svadhisthana Chakra, at times referred to as the Sacral Chakra. This Chakra is loaded with energy and meaning (I know… aren’t they all!) and in some ways it […]
February 28, 2019

Pose of the Month: Virasana – Hero

Welcome to March, our Month of Resilience! After spending a month focusing on tenderness we transition to a month of resilience, and we felt there was no better time to focus on “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” This winter has been someTHING. There have been warm days, […]