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Top 3 Unique Festivals and Events in Dallas

May 31, 2019

Dallas is never short of festivals! Whether you’re into artwork, music or culinary arts, there is always something for you to look forward to at these exciting yearly festivals. To make the most out of your time in Dallas, make sure you put these annual festivals on your list. 1. Taste of Dallas For its...

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...

The Power of Your Own Mat

February 14, 2019

My journey into having my own mat was a long one. I only purchased a mat for when I was traveling and didn’t know if the studios I visited would have a good quality “borrow” mat. When I went to my home yoga studio in Dallas, I still borrowed theirs. Why not? They were free...

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...

Shopping with Purpose

December 18, 2018

It’s easy to get lost in the hype of Holiday Shopping. The spangles and sparkles and hustle and bustle can easily funnel us into making mindless purchases that don’t really serve us or the intended recipient. It becomes unconscious consumption. As yogis, we strive to be aware of our bodies and our breath in our...

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...