Chair Moves: Warrior

In class, we often do a series of warrior poses. These postures actually lend themselves so some nice commercial-break stretches!  Or for folks with limited mobility or balance, using a chair can help you to enjoy the benefits of Virabhadrasana.

Chair Moves: Warrior

In class, we often do a series of warrior poses. These postures actually lend themselves so some nice commercial-break stretches!  Or for folks with limited mobility or balance, using a chair can help you to enjoy the benefits of Virabhadrasana.

Even Breathing

This is the foundation for many Counts-per-breath types of Pranayama.  Great, quick way to calm down when you’re experiencing feelings of fear.

Even Breathing

This is the foundation for many Counts-per-breath types of Pranayama.  Great, quick way to calm down when you’re experiencing feelings of fear.

Book: Spark by John Ratey

 Dr. John Ratey’s book Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain is a great way to motivate you to exercise!  Each chapter takes a different challenge – from anxiety to depression to attention disorders – and examines

Book: Spark by John Ratey

 Dr. John Ratey’s book Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain is a great way to motivate you to exercise!  Each chapter takes a different challenge – from anxiety to depression to attention disorders – and examines

Book: The Power of Habit

The Power of Habit: Why we do what we do in life & business, by Charles Duhigg, is an entertaining and informative book that views news stories and business successes through the lens of habit, with each chapter providing an

Book: The Power of Habit

The Power of Habit: Why we do what we do in life & business, by Charles Duhigg, is an entertaining and informative book that views news stories and business successes through the lens of habit, with each chapter providing an

Book: Instant Recess: Building a Fit Nation 10 Minutes at a Time

This book summarizes the obstacles to a fit country, with an empowering solution.  We live in a time where we are coming to question “the way things are done” and this book provides good examples of how our collective habits

Book: Instant Recess: Building a Fit Nation 10 Minutes at a Time

This book summarizes the obstacles to a fit country, with an empowering solution.  We live in a time where we are coming to question “the way things are done” and this book provides good examples of how our collective habits

Book: The First Twenty Minutes

Gretchen Reynolds writes a great column for the New York Times, and her book elaborates on what science is saying about exercise habits.  Well-written, amusing, and empowering. Lessons for Yogis: 1) The biggest benefits from exercise come from the first

Book: The First Twenty Minutes

Gretchen Reynolds writes a great column for the New York Times, and her book elaborates on what science is saying about exercise habits.  Well-written, amusing, and empowering. Lessons for Yogis: 1) The biggest benefits from exercise come from the first

Book: Move a Little, Lose a Lot

 The first chapters of this book are available for preview on amazon kindle, with pieces on preview on google books,  and that’s how much I have read by now.  Excited to read the rest! Move a Little, Lose a Lot:

Book: Move a Little, Lose a Lot

 The first chapters of this book are available for preview on amazon kindle, with pieces on preview on google books,  and that’s how much I have read by now.  Excited to read the rest! Move a Little, Lose a Lot:

Why Try Yoga? LeBron James Does It!

When introducing young people to yoga, it’s good to know that yoga is for all kinds of people – including people we see in the media! In his first season back with with the Cavaliers in his hometown, LeBron James

Why Try Yoga? LeBron James Does It!

When introducing young people to yoga, it’s good to know that yoga is for all kinds of people – including people we see in the media! In his first season back with with the Cavaliers in his hometown, LeBron James

Why Try Yoga? Concentration Skills!

There are great studies out there on how yoga can help us all develop better concentration skills and longer attention spans.  We feel more peaceful when we feel less distracted.  To learn more about studies, the amazing organization Yoga Activist

Why Try Yoga? Concentration Skills!

There are great studies out there on how yoga can help us all develop better concentration skills and longer attention spans.  We feel more peaceful when we feel less distracted.  To learn more about studies, the amazing organization Yoga Activist

Receptive Meditation: Letting Go

We can check in with our thoughts during the day to notice if we are holding tension, if we are contracting around ideas.  This receptive meditation practice, of letting go, will make it easier to catch yourself in negative thought

Receptive Meditation: Letting Go

We can check in with our thoughts during the day to notice if we are holding tension, if we are contracting around ideas.  This receptive meditation practice, of letting go, will make it easier to catch yourself in negative thought