Category: Uptown Yoga

Let’s celebrate International Yoga Day!

June 19, 2019

Did you know the whole world celebrates International Yoga Day, also known as World Yoga Day, on the 21st of June? The Background on International Yoga Day This practice has been around for 5,000 years.  It originated in India where it was used as a form of daily meditation to maintain mental, physical and spiritual...

Top 5 Yoga Poses for Beginners

June 13, 2019

If you are new to yoga, there are a number of basic yoga poses to get familiar with. During your first yoga class, you’ll probably be looking around to see if everyone else can get into their postures. This is completely fine as you acquaint yourself with this new exercise. However, for you to feel...

Best Things to Do When You Travel to Dallas

June 5, 2019

Traveling to Dallas for a weekend getaway sounds like a terrific idea. Whether you want to travel in style or explore the city on a budget, there’s something in Dallas for everyone. Make the most out of your weekend trip and experience the best of Dallas during your getaway. Let’s organize your trip and fill...

Tips Before Your First Yoga Class

May 30, 2019

Thinking of joining your first yoga class? You’re not alone. Yoga’s popularity continues to grow with more and more adults signing up for their first yoga class. If you’re new to yoga, you might have a lot of questions regarding this exercise. What kind of clothes should I wear? What do I have to bring...

I Tried Yoga…..Once

February 26, 2019

As a yoga teacher, I hear this one a lot. I’m on a plane or eating in a cafe and a friendly person next to me strikes up a conversation. Inevitably, the question comes up, “What do you do?”  When telling someone I am a yoga teacher in Dallas, I get many common responses. Most...

Stress Control: Yoga, Meditation and CBD

January 13, 2019

It’s amazing how the tiniest bumps in the road can start to bring in physical stress that starts in the legs, creeps up the spine right into the shoulders, settles there and camps, then spreads up the neck into the jaw and lands in the temples. Pain, fatigue & irritability are just a handful of...

Uptown Yoga Teacher Training in Dallas

December 26, 2018

If someone were to ask you to “create space” – Would you know a way? Do you even know what that means? When we walk in through the door at a yoga studio, the intention isn’t usually to “create space”. It’s for something else. I need to lose weight. I need to stretch. I need...

Healthy Holidays

December 10, 2018

The healthy holidays are here, and for some of us this is a joyful time filled with happy memories and embracing the simple pleasures of family, friends and celebration.  For some of us these days bring shadows of the past and a feeling of pressure to “put on a happy face”. Whatever your experience of...

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...