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One key to establishing a great home yoga practice is having a good place for it. You need to create a spot that feels comfortable, personal and enjoyable. It’s your practice and your space so it should feel like you and be representative of your yoga interests and needs. However, there are a few things that every […]
Pranayama is the 4th of the 8 Limbs of Yoga. Pranayama means breath control or breath expansion. Prana means life force or vital energy. Yama means control or code of conduct. Actually, pranayama is a combination of prana and ayama. Ayama means expansion so pranayama is a way to expand your vital energy and vibrate […]
Things to observe in a yoga class Here are a few concepts you can keep an eye out for in class if you are learning about teaching yoga. These aspects can also help you find your favorite teacher or style of yoga if you are trying different classes. style– along with the style of yoga, how does this […]
Intro: How I got into Malas (Living in Asia) I remember being at a mountain temple in Korea around Buddha’s birthday and they had a special celebration, including a station under the Boddhi trees where you could make your own mala. We strung each bead with a wish– 108 prayers and hopes. I loved it- a warm, quiet […]
Malas are a string of beads used for meditation. They help with concentration by giving you something to focus on, but they also can have a more spiritual side. They can help you to manifest some sort of wish or goal or help you find a new connection with a mantra, affirmation or even your […]
The Heart Chakra (or Anahata Chakra in Sanskrit) is located in the center of your chest, level with your physical heart. It is the middle of the 7 chakras, with more physical chakras below and more spiritual chakras above. It is associated with the color green and the element of air. The heart chakra is […]
Restorative yoga is one of my new favorite ways to relax. As your stretch, these poses help activate your nervous system. It also increases your energy and helps release tension. The organs also benefit from deep relaxation. Restorative yoga can also help you find balance and focus as you release control and movement of your body and […]