Yoga for Gratitude for Beginners- 5 Open Heart Practices

Yoga for Gratitude for Beginners Listen on Spotify! I teach yoga for gratitude for beginners. Yoga can fill me with so many emotions- joy, calm, energy, peace.  Since yoga is such a part of my life, it comes full circle that I would seek out yoga to elicit gratitude.  Let’s practice five asanas together thisContinue reading “Yoga for Gratitude for Beginners- 5 Open Heart Practices”

10 Powerful Mantras for Gratitude Beginners

Mantras for Gratitude Beginners Listen on Spotify! Let’s learn about Mantras. I have 10 mantras for gratitude beginners. A mantra is a sound, vibration, or word repeated to focus one’s mind on one point.  The purpose of the mantra is to connect to something higher, like having mantras for gratitude beginners. Mantras were originally meantContinue reading “10 Powerful Mantras for Gratitude Beginners”

Ashtanga Primary Series Closing- Powerful Back Bending Experience

Ashtanga Primary Series Closing Listen on Spotify! The Ashtanga Primary Series Closing Sequence- You have now arrived at the “bread of the sandwich.” This portion of the practice is primarily focused on back bending. Ashtanga Primary Series Closing Sequence When I do a back bend, I like to focus also on the forward lengthening ofContinue reading “Ashtanga Primary Series Closing- Powerful Back Bending Experience”

How Yoga Changed My Life- 1 Asana at a Time

How Yoga Changed My Life Listen on Spotify This is the story of how yoga changed my life. I have always been a physical person.  I grew up dancing ballet and continued to teach ballet until I had my second child.  I participated in heavy hitting cardio classes until I was 39 weeks pregnant withContinue reading “How Yoga Changed My Life- 1 Asana at a Time”

The 8 Limbs of Yoga Journey-Powerful move into Enlightenment

The 8 Limbs of Yoga Journey Listen on Spotify! Samadhi is the final realization of the Self, the last limb of the 8 limbs of yoga journey.  When we reach Samadhi, we are absorbed in the highest state of consciousness, or enlightenment. Take an 8 limbs of yoga journey with me. How do we getContinue reading “The 8 Limbs of Yoga Journey-Powerful move into Enlightenment”

Essential Beginner Tools for Yoga- 8 You Can’t Live Without!

Essential Beginner Tools for Yoga Are you starting a yoga practice? Want to know the essential beginner tools for yoga? I wish I had this list when I was starting yoga. I was convinced that I would not like yoga and I did not want to invest any money in it. I actually did yogaContinue reading “Essential Beginner Tools for Yoga- 8 You Can’t Live Without!”

Yoga with a Bolster- 8 poses your Hips and Back will Love

Yoga with a Bolster Yoga with a bolster (paid link) is a wonderful way to rejuvenate and restore tight hips and back.  We can use the bolster to tilt the pelvis for hip and sacrum opening and we can ease the back with the support of the bolster.  Bolsters should not only be used byContinue reading “Yoga with a Bolster- 8 poses your Hips and Back will Love”

Top 10 Tips for Yoga Newbies- Start Transformative Practice

Top 10 Tips for Yoga Newbies Are you new to yoga? Not sure where to start? Try out this list- Top 10 Tips for Yoga Newbies. It will get you off to a great start! 1. Purchase a yoga mat (paid link) , strap, and yoga blocks (paid link) . Yoga props makes learning possible. TheContinue reading “Top 10 Tips for Yoga Newbies- Start Transformative Practice”

Mudras for Vitality- 8 Powerful Connections to Life Force

Mudras for Vitality Mudras for vitality and life force. What are mudras? Mudra in Sanskrit means “seal” and they are symbolic signs, gestures, or body positions that cause a change in the body’s life force. Mudras for vitality allow us to direct the pranic life force to parts of our body so that these energiesContinue reading “Mudras for Vitality- 8 Powerful Connections to Life Force”

Wall Yoga Poses for Beginners- 3 Reasons you will embrace the wall

Wall Yoga Poses for Beginners The Wall and wall yoga poses for beginners. Not just an excellent Pink Floyd album or a phrase for exasperation (you drive me up the wall), but a useful yoga prop. Have you ever used the wall to assist your practice? Here are some ideas to get you started withContinue reading “Wall Yoga Poses for Beginners- 3 Reasons you will embrace the wall”