Month: December 2016

How to get up into handstands: asana sequences and tutorial

Guide to Handstands: Asanas, Sequences and Tips for Getting Comfortable Upside Down

Being able to easily hang out upside down in a handstand is definitely one of my personal goals.  It’s something that I am still working on as I write this, but I have gained substantial progress.  My biggest obstacle now is confidence.  I need to get myself away from the wall and trust that my […]

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Recommendation from a fellow yogi

Testimonial from Nic on Katia Yoga

This testimonial comes from my friend, Nicola.  She is a nutritionist in Dubai, a yogini, and an amazingly warm wonderful woman.  Nic has a great page called Nutrition Within where she shares nutrition insights and love. Nic says… Katia is really inspirational. I love how she lives life so fully and shares that with her students. If you’re […]

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Moments of Mindfulness; great book recommendation for meditations Thich Nhat Hanh

Moments of Mindfulness: Must-Have Meditation Book by Thich Nhat Hanh

I have a couple of books by Thich Nhat Hanh, but Moments of Mindfulness is my favorite.  It’s a set of 52 meditations, with the idea of having a new meditation to contemplate each week for a year.  Letting the words resonate within you for a full week leaves lots of room for insight and new […]

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Sacral chakra: functions, meditation, balance

Sacral Chakra: Feeling and Creativity: meaning, meditations, balancing, mantras, mudra

The second chakra is the Sacral Chakra, or the Svadhistana chakra in Sanskrit.  It is associated with the color orange and responsible for emotion, sensuality, creativity, pleasure and enjoyment.  It also helps with relating to others.  This chakra is also related to sexuality.  For this chakra, it’s important to connect feelings with the body, mind […]

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