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”

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”

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 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!”

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”

Celestial Yoga- 4 Ways to Honor the Energy in the Sky

Celestial Yoga Yoga has a way of connecting us to something greater. Celestial Yoga can connect us to mother earth as we follow the path of the sun and abide by the phases of the moon. Celestial Yoga- The Phases of the Moon The moon waxes and wanes all through the month. During the timeContinue reading “Celestial Yoga- 4 Ways to Honor the Energy in the Sky”

Yoga Poses to Ease Back Pain- 3 Sets to Soothe the Ache

Yoga Poses to Ease Back Pain Listen on Spotify! Use the following yoga poses to ease back pain. Do all asanas for five slow ujjayi breaths (in through the nose, out through the nose). Do all exercises on both sides and it is more beneficial to do the stretches when warm. Supine Yoga Poses toContinue reading “Yoga Poses to Ease Back Pain- 3 Sets to Soothe the Ache”

Yoga Daily Routine- 3 Practices Your Body will Love

Yoga Daily Routine Let’s start the day off right with a yoga daily routine that will be gentle on the body and rejuvenate the mind.  These sequences will warm you inside and out and loosen up tight spots. Yoga Daily Routine Practices 1. 10 min of gentle Suyra Namaskara. Try this flow with me!   2.Continue reading “Yoga Daily Routine- 3 Practices Your Body will Love”