Learn more about Talamanca

The Goddess Garden is located in Talamanca. The canton of Talamanca is located in the extreme southeast of the province of Limon, Costa Rica. It is comprised of the districts of Cahuita, Bratsi, Telire and Sixaola, the area which has the … Read More

Do’s and Don’ts of your First Yoga Class

Here are a few tips to help you navigate your first yoga class. Remember: don’t be intimidated! The yoga community is centered around compassion and non-judgment—you’re in a safe space. DO find an instructor you like Just like there are … Read More

Why Do Birds Migrate?

For a bird, traveling hundreds or thousands of miles between its breeding and non-breeding ranges is a difficult, perilous journey, one that not all birds survive. So why do birds migrate? What reasons send millions of birds into the risky … Read More

What to pack for your visit to the rainforest

Visiting a tropical rainforest promises to be a memorable experience. Rainforests house around half the world’s plant and animal species and are home to indigenous people who live in ways quite unlike those in the western world. Further, rainforests are … Read More

Benefits of an Ayurvedic Diet

Ayurveda, a system of medicine that encompasses everything from diet to yoga to herbal preparations, is a concept many Westerners aren’t familiar with. However, it is gaining in popularity in the United States and other countries outside of India. Ayurveda … Read More

7 BOOKS FOR YOGIS

Knowledge is power. It’s what differentiates one person’s ability from the next, it’s what shapes and molds us into who we are, and most importantly how we can give back. 1. Light on Yoga Written by the man who is … Read More

Prenatal Yoga

It’s no secret that your body is different during pregnancy. You are evolving and the way you work out should as well. The majority of healthy women can continue, or even start, exercising when they become pregnant. It’s key. Though, to learn … Read More

WORDS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOUR FIRST YOGA CLASS

1. ASANA What it is:  The word asana simply refers to the physical poses and postures practiced during yoga class. Why it’s useful:  Asanas provide both physical and spiritual benefits and are known to improve strength, flexibility and alleviate pain, stress and increase … Read More

A 10-Minute Morning Yoga Sequence for Beginners

This little morning yoga sequence for beginners is wonderful for getting your blood flowing and your energy focused. The poses will strengthen and lengthen your body, and help you feel fit and flexible all day long in mind, body, and … Read More

The Mind-Body Benefits of Yoga.

There are countless benefits of yoga, and most of them apply to your mind and body simultaneously. When we hold tension, trauma, stress, or fear in our bodies, it not only causes mental distress but physical problems as well. So many … Read More