A Yogi’s Herbal Cabinet

I am sure you’re always hearing about the benefits of yoga and perhaps wondering how to embody your yoga practice off of the mat a little more. The ritual of coming back to yourself and being with your breath brings insight and clarity. You may be noticing changes physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. These changes… Continue reading A Yogi’s Herbal Cabinet

3 Ways Yoga Enhances Athletic Performance

Looking to achieve peak physical condition? Want to enhance your athletic performance, but not sure how? As a former personal trainer and group fitness instructor and now a 500-RYT for over 15 years I’ve worked with and have seen all types of athletes from every walk of life. From professional athletes, runners, bodybuilders, CrossFit enthusiasts,… Continue reading 3 Ways Yoga Enhances Athletic Performance

What is Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy is the practice of applying the art and science of yoga, Ayurveda, as well as research-based anatomy and kinesiology principles to optimize wellness for the individual. By integrating yoga philosophy, effective assessment methods, and the application of therapeutic yoga techniques, yoga therapy successfully addresses a wide variety of health and wellness concerns. Yoga… Continue reading What is Yoga Therapy

Yogi Tea Recipe

The signature drink of Yoga Yoga is of course a warm cup of freshly made Yogi Tea (“Soy or dairy?”) enjoyed after every yoga class. The spicy brew served to you is the perfect complement to a yoga practice. The original recipe comes from my teacher Yogi Bhajan who insisted we drink it to become… Continue reading Yogi Tea Recipe

Yoga Renewal

One of the greatest gifts of yoga is the opportunity for a fresh start each day. We meet ourselves where we are in the present moment. We collect information about how we are doing on every level as we move through a practice that allows us to connect with the innate intelligence that dwells within,… Continue reading Yoga Renewal

Do Less & Feel More: The Life-Changing Practice of Yin Yoga

In an age of speed, nothing could be more invigorating than going slow. In an age of distraction, nothing can feel more luxurious than paying attention. And in an age of constant movement, nothing is more urgent than sitting still. ~ Pico Iyer, The Art of Stillness When I first began practicing yoga, I found… Continue reading Do Less & Feel More: The Life-Changing Practice of Yin Yoga

4 Things You Can Do In Yoga Class (Even If You Think You Shouldn’t)

Yoga voice. We all know it. That calm, smooth, calculated voice with a predictable cadence that tells us to breathe, forget our troubles, and let yoga sail us into serenity. This way of speaking works for some students, but I confess that it makes me feel disconnected from the instructor—as if we’re not of the… Continue reading 4 Things You Can Do In Yoga Class (Even If You Think You Shouldn’t)