Category: Uptown Yoga

Seva Yoga

December 3, 2018

When we think of Yoga, we often think of the physical practice and benefits that are often Found in a Yoga Studio or Online. However, we often miss out on learning about a practice of Yoga that doesn’t need to involve a Single Yoga Pose or Stretchy Pants: Seva Yoga. What is Seva Yoga? Seva (“say-vah”)...

How Can Yoga Help Performance? – Uptown Yoga

November 27, 2018

Hopefully, we’ve all heard in class that yoga is not about the result, it’s about the journey. No posture is really ever finished. We can progress in our poses, but each pose can and should be forever worked upon, as the mind and spirit, which is where the true work lies, continually align. Despite all...

Daily Practice as a Form of Self Care

November 22, 2018

Have you ever considered the true value of a daily practice? As we all know, yoga does more than just building a stronger, more flexible body. It transforms the mind and helps align the spirit as well. However, there are attributes of yoga that go beyond that as well. When we practice daily, the mind,...

Consistency is Key – How To Achieve Your Goals and Stick To Them

November 6, 2018

With a new season, month, or week often comes new goals and aspirations for which we are longing. Whatever new habit you are trying to implement, whether it be waking up earlier, including more vegetables in your diet, journaling, or meditating a few minutes each day. History has proved the same fundamental truth: Consistency is...

Quieting The Monkey Mind

October 29, 2018

One of my most beloved teachers periodically reminds her students of the real purpose of yoga: to quiet the “monkey mind.” It’s almost a humorous term until you take a moment to dig deep and consider what it means. All of us, to a certain extent, live inside our heads. And I’d guess that most...

Why We Retreat?

October 1, 2018

You may have seen flyers at your local yoga studio, or on social media, promoting a yoga retreat in paradise. For a moment, you may have wondered what it was like. Maybe you envisioned yourself unrolling your mat in an unfamiliar place with people you’ve never met. If that thought crossed your mind, you either...