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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...

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...

Open Your Body and Heart With Backbends

February 3, 2020

Open Your Body and Heart With Backbends

There is a strong connection between the body and the mind. Yoga is about finding balance, flexibility, and strength – not just physically, but mentally, too. Backbends, specifically, tap into this connection. This is one reason they can be intimidating, even to experienced practitioners – there’s an immense amount of vulnerability involved in opening up...