Use Essential Oils in Yoga Class- Creating Optimal Health

Use Essential Oils in Yoga Class Use essential oils in yoga class to find balance and create optimal health. Yoga has healing properties for the mind and body. Yoga improves strength, balance, and flexibility. Yoga helps ease pains in the body like back pain. It benefits our heart health. It relaxes you to help youContinue reading “Use Essential Oils in Yoga Class- Creating Optimal Health”

Yoga Nidra for Grief in Deployment- 15 min of Blissful Sleep

Yoga Nidra for Grief in Deployment Need a good cry? Let’s get our tears out with a Yoga Nidra for Grief in Deployment. During our deployment, I was listening to Josh Groban’s “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.” (paid link) He has a beautiful version of the song with heartbreaking audio from deployed military members.  All ofContinue reading “Yoga Nidra for Grief in Deployment- 15 min of Blissful Sleep”

4 Powerful Yoga Breathing Exercises for Beginners

Yoga Breathing Exercises for Beginners In these days of stress and uncertainty, we can all benefit from yoga breathing practices.  Yoga breathing has been found to lower stress and improve cardio vascular functioning.  It improves lung function and respiratory endurance, helpful in the time of a respiratory pandemic! It lowers the heart rate and promotesContinue reading “4 Powerful Yoga Breathing Exercises for Beginners”

Yoga and Your Bones- Osteoporosis doesn’t have to be scary!

Yoga and Your Bones Can yoga help bone health? Yes! Yoga and your bones go hand in hand. We can practice yoga for bone density. We all want to be healthy, inside and out.  And we often think about our muscles but do we pay much attention to our bones?  Let’s focus on bones today!Continue reading “Yoga and Your Bones- Osteoporosis doesn’t have to be scary!”

Pregnancy Yoga Routine- 1, 2, 3, Time for Baby Love!

Pregnancy Yoga Routine A Pregnancy yoga routine is considered safe if you have been exercising before getting pregnant.  The questions are always what yoga poses are beneficial or risky during pregnancy?  What are the changes that need to be made to a yoga practice in each trimester?  Most agree that the activity should not harmContinue reading “Pregnancy Yoga Routine- 1, 2, 3, Time for Baby Love!”

Yoga for Me- Take the 22 Yoga Style Quiz!

Yoga for Me- Take the Quiz Yoga for Me- How do we figure out what is the best yoga style for our ability and personality? There are so many different yoga styles- from calm and meditative styles to styles that never stop moving in sweaty heat. Sometimes, if you end up in the wrong typeContinue reading “Yoga for Me- Take the 22 Yoga Style Quiz!”

Macros Recipes for Summer- 5 Ideas for a Quick Meal

Macros Recipes for Summer How do you prep your meals?  How about macros recipes for summer? I am hypoglycemic and macros recipes for summer makes my body feel good! Macros is a short term for macronutrients, the three categories of nutrients that we eat the most and fill our bodies with energy- fats, carbohydrates, andContinue reading “Macros Recipes for Summer- 5 Ideas for a Quick Meal”

Celebrate Your Power with Yoga- 6 Oils to Free your tight Hips!

Celebrate Your Power with Yoga Celebrate your power with yoga and find a new sense of freedom.  We can find this power through yoga and essential oils.  Yoga and Essential Oils can be combined together for some strong emotional and physical benefits. We can celebrate your power with yoga poses paired with essential oils. WhenContinue reading “Celebrate Your Power with Yoga- 6 Oils to Free your tight Hips!”

Arm Support Yoga Poses- Strengthen Wrists and Shoulders!

Arm Support Yoga Poses When we balance our entire body on the hands, it requires focus, strength, and control. Arm support yoga poses are freeing and energizing. Arm support yoga poses bring us closer to the logical fear of falling and this is linked to our ego and the desire of being in control. TheContinue reading “Arm Support Yoga Poses- Strengthen Wrists and Shoulders!”

5 Yoga Back Bends for Beginners

5 Yoga Back Bends for Beginners Yoga back bends for beginners can provide deep stretching across the front of the body- the heart center, belly, groin, chest. Yoga students work to feel release and balance between a fear of letting go and balance in their bodies. The focus of yoga back bends for beginners isContinue reading “5 Yoga Back Bends for Beginners”