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

AYURVEDIC RECIPE

How to Make Coconut Rice SERVINGS: 4 PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES COOK TIME: 25 MINUTES MEAL: LUNCH-DINNER STYLE: INDIAN PREPARATION: BOILED EAT IN: SUMMER FOR OCCASION: ON-THE-MEND Ingredients: 1c Basmati Rice 1/2 c Coconut Flakes 2 tbsp Coconut oil ¼ tsp salt (Mineral salt) 3 … 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

Why “Om” Is More Than Something You Say At The End Of Yoga Class

If you’ve attended a yoga class before, you’ve probably been led through a round or two of “Om” chanting at the beginning or end. Unless you practice Hinduism, that might be your only experience with Om, but it’s actually a … Read More

USING MULA BANDHA, THE ROOT LOCK

Mula bandha is one of the three “locks” used in hatha yoga to locally contain the flow of energy or prana. The three bandhas are typically used in advanced pranayama, but mula bandha can also be effectively employed in asana practice. … Read More

10 yoga quotes that will make your life more awesome

“It’s not about being good at something. It’s about being good to yourself.” “Inhale the future, exhale the past.”  “A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms.” “The pose begins when you … Read More

The magic of mouna

The practice of Hatha yoga prepares us to enter this space of silence through asana (yoga postures) by keeping the body fit and healthy without aches and pains for the mind to focus on, through Pranayama by balancing the flow of energy … Read More