Yoga is often seen as a gentle activity– it’s calming, spiritual, and can be a very gentle and relaxed practice. However, any yogi who has attended an Ashtanga or Power Vinyasa class knows that’s not always true. From arm balances to fast-paced sequences, you will definitely feel it in your body after a vigorous practice.
With only 24 hours in a day, sometimes it seems as if there is hardly enough time to get anything done – let alone make time to get to the gym! Prioritizing your fitness routine is a healthy and wonderful habit to have, but not everyone has an hour or two to spare to get
Yoga has been hyped as a cure-all in the last decades. Feeling stressed? Practice Yoga. Want to lose weight? Yoga! Have trouble falling asleep? Do some yoga before going to sleep. But is practicing yoga beneficial for every type of ailment? While having a regular yoga practice is healthy and beneficial for most people, it
We’ve all been there – your yoga teacher asks you to stay in Downward Dog for 10 deep breaths, and by breath 3, your wrists are screaming at you! You look around the room, and other yogis are not only holding it, but relaxing into it. But all you can think about is how much
When you hear the word ‘mantra’, what is the first image that comes to your mind? Is it a vision of a yogi sitting in lotus position with her mala beads chanting a phrase over and over again? Maybe it’s a large group of yogis repeating the same phrase in a dimly lit yoga room?
Hearing the cue of “let’s hold plank pose” in class can sometimes illicit a silent moan during your yoga practice. A strong, yet challenging posture, plank pose is a staple in vinyasa and hatha yoga classes. This posture can be a challenge to stay in, yet it holds so many benefits. Practicing plank pose builds