Yoga

Yoga is A Mirror

“The practice of yoga postures is a mirror for the practice of life, so over time you will find yourself more confident in situations off the mat,” Carol Rossi  As we become mindful of our reactions in our practice, we notice how it correlates to life outside

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I Love Pigeon Pose

Pigeon Pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana) is one of my favorite poses. It is this pose that helped to heal an injury to my hip socket and saved me from needing surgery and drew me towards Yoga Therapy. You can read more about that here.  Without even realizing

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Tight Hamstrings & Low Back Pain

When your hamstrings are tight, it places a lot of stress on your low back, leading to pain and discomfort. Stretching the hamstrings can make a huge difference in relieving low back pain. Of course, if you have severe back pain, or a slipped disk it is best avoid

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Sun Salutation Option without the Difficult Step Forward

A frequent problem with basic Sun Salutations is the huge step forward from Downward Facing Dog to Standing Forward Fold. I have been frustrated with this combination and found that many others have difficulty here as well for various reasons. So, when leading from the right side,

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5 Pillars of Yogic Balance

The five Pillars of Yogic Balance was developed by the Sivananda school of yoga to encourage us to embrace these essential elements for a balanced and healthy lifestyle. So every day, take a look and see whether you are being balanced by practicing these pillars: Right Exercise: This is achieved

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Yoga is Like a Geologist for the Soul

   

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Yoga Nidra

  Yoga Nidra (Yogic Sleep) is an 8-Stage guided meditation derived from the Tantra Yoga tradition. This systematic method is known to have profound effects on the body, mind and emotions. It transforms stress into healing by traveling through the 5 layers (koshas) of your being seen

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Choose Your Sankalpa

  Sankalpa is a powerful tool for transformation used in Yoga Nidra. It is a resolution or intention of your choosing, used to create pathways for lasting positive change into the relaxed subconscious mind. With your Sankalpa, you choose a path of positive change and allow the

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5 Tibetan Rites

The Five Tibetan Rites is a series of movements that Tibetan monks began practicing over 2,000 years ago. These exercises were designed to reverse aging, rejuvenate, and heal the body and mind.These Five Rites stimulate all seven chakras to spin rapidly at the same rate, allowing a natural flow

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7 Yogi Tips for Winter

As the seasons change, we need to adjust and change too. During winter months, the days get shorter and colder. We get less sun (and less vitamin D). It is cold and flu season. We may also feel the stress and overindulgences that come with the holidays.

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