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5 Yoga Poses to Boost Energy

May 26, 2021

Hectic, busy lifestyles are the norm these days, and most of us wish we had the energy to check a few more things off our to-do lists each day. When you add a lack of sleep and chronic stress to the mix, it’s no surprise that many of us turn to caffeine and sugar to...

Ayurvedic Practices for Spring

May 3, 2021

  Ayurveda is all about finding a balance between the mind & body and the outside world. One of the best ways to balance your digestion, immune system, overall health, and well-being… and your dosha is to attune your actions to each season. In Ayurveda, there are the doshas: Pitta, Vata, and Kapha. Much like...

Experiencing Hormonal Imbalance?
Try These Yoga Poses

March 29, 2021

As we slowly emerge from a year that was seemingly defined by varying degrees of stress, many of us are physically reminded by our bodies that we have to return to making self-care a priority.  For women, a side effect of stress – at almost any age – is hormonal imbalance. Hormones regulate many of our body’s...

4 Morning Rituals For Wellness

December 9, 2020

  There are many ways to stay grounded and be well during times of uncertainty – practicing yoga, getting enough sleep, spending time outdoors – but one strategy that takes little effort and is highly effective is to create and follow daily routines. Morning rituals, in particular, are a good way to start the day on...

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 yourself coming in last. ...

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...

Finding Balance and Grounding in Uncertain Times

April 1, 2020

All of us have been affected in some way by the current global health crisis. Many of us are working from home. Parents are educating their own school-age kids – for some, multiple children at once. Extroverts are finding new ways to fulfill their need for social interaction. And we’re all hoping to maintain our...