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Poses for Stress Relief

June 4, 2020

Poses for Stress Relief

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...

Chakras: Delving Into the Subtle Body

April 21, 2020

Chakras: Delving Into the Subtle Body

When we practice yoga, we have an opportunity to connect the physical body with the subtle body – our energy, mental state, emotion. 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...

Creating a Sacred Space: How to Set Up a Home Practice

March 26, 2020

Creating a Sacred Space: How to Set Up a Home Practice

As we’re all spending more time reconnecting with ourselves and our home spaces, it’s important to maintain a connection with your yoga practice. Whatever your practice looks like while you’re on your own – meditation, daily sun salutations, breathwork, vigorous asana – it’s important to create a space that facilitates peace and grounding during uncertain...

Taking Your Practice Deeper

March 4, 2020

Taking Your Practice Deeper

Your yoga practice is a lifelong journey – entirely unique to you, and meant to shift and change as you grow. The beauty of the practice is that there is no mastery. We are all students, and whether you’ve been on your mat two days or two decades, there is always an opportunity to take...

Demystifying the Sound Bath

February 24, 2020

Demystifying the Sound Bath

Meditation is not about stopping your thoughts – it’s about watching them. Whether you have an established meditation practice or only find moments of meditation when guided at a studio, there are many different ways to clear the mind.  Sound healing is based on the principle that vibrations change consciousness. The healing vibrations pass through...