Category: Online Yoga Classes

Cultivate Inner and Outer Strength With Handstands

November 8, 2020

If you’re intimidated by the word “inversions” when it comes to your yoga practice, don’t be! An inversion is any pose where your head is below your heart. If you’ve ever been in downward-facing dog or a standing forward fold, you’ve been in an inversion.  Over time, though, your practice might evolve to incorporate inversions...

Finding Equilibrium in Unsettling Times

June 16, 2020

Unrest in the outside world can bring difficult feelings to the surface. It may seem that anywhere you turn you’re faced with disheartening news or major conflict, making it hard to feel stable and grounded. Balancing commitments to your family, your community, your job, and your personal life sometimes results in your Self coming in...

Poses for Stress Relief

June 4, 2020

Navigating the new normal can stir up the entire spectrum of human emotion. You might find yourself experiencing waves of unpleasant feelings – stress, sadness, anger, frustration – and that’s okay. It’s healthy to allow yourself to feel and process what’s happening internally to create space to feel something different.  The practice of yoga helps...

Yoga Asana 101: Basic Poses You Should Know

May 15, 2020

It’s a universal experience for beginner yogis: once you learn proper alignment for foundational poses, the physical practice starts to become more accessible. Most vinyasa classes will feature a few of the same basic postures, or asanas, that all practitioners should be familiar with: Child’s Pose (Balasana) One of the first poses many of us...

Chakras: Delving Into the Subtle Body

April 21, 2020

When we practice yoga, we have an opportunity to connect the physical body with the subtle body – our energy, mental state, emotions. Linking breath to movement and moving with intention allows us to harness what we’re doing externally to create shifts internally.  Gaining a deeper understanding of these energetic shifts requires an understanding of...