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Make the Most of Daylight Savings with These Tips

Adjusting to the time change after daylight savings can be a challenge for the body. Here are some helpful tips that can help you adjust to the new time and get your body back in rhythm.

Yoga in the Workplace Is Becoming More Common, and for Good Reason

Yoga is one of the most beneficial and cost-effective methods used to create a healthy work environment. Having yoga in the workplace offers several benefits, such as a decline in sick days, improved concentration, and a calm demeanor.

More asana than stars in the heavens

As yoga teachers begin their teaching experience, so many are taught the intricacies of guiding their students into the Yoga Posture. My question is: What does “the yoga posture” mean? It sounds so definitive, full of exactness, of “this is how it’s doneness”, that I feel the freedom

Stretching the West

The reference in yoga to the West means the back of the body. This includes the Achilles, calves, hamstrings, buttocks, lower and upper back, back of the arms, and the back of the neck. Unfortunately stretching of the back body seems to be synonymous with hyper stretchy hamstrings and

Yoga for the New Year

As the new year rings in, you’re probably wondering what changes you want to make this year. Maybe you want to get back in shape, or live a healthier lifestyle, or just be more peaceful. Good news! Yoga can help with all of that!

Reducing the binds of Karma as a New Year’s Resolution

Get ideas on how Karma can affect your New Year's Resolutions. In order to create change and to influence karma, we have to be honest about what we changing. Get ideas on how 3 basic principles of long lasting change.

Holiday Breathing

What happens to your yoga practice during the holiday season? Great intentions seem to disappear with the few weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. From getting regular exercise to eating healthy, the holidays seem to have a way of sucking the energy right out of your will power.

5 Tips for Starting Your Meditation Practice

Tips for beginning a meditation practice from our Smithfield and Goldsboro Yoga Studio. Avoid Distraction, Find a Comfortable Position, Breathe, Don't get Frustrated, and Meditate with others.

Finding Contentment in your Yoga Practice

One of the yoga principles suggestions for improving inner discipline and how we relate to ourselves is Santosha, which means contentment or satisfaction.

Yoga for weight management: myths & truths

Sweat, detox, push, high energy, power, go to the edge are too often the words used to describe yoga classes for weight loss and weight management. Yet let’s think about this. Exhaustion, stress, and depletion is one of the main culprits for weight gain and difficulty in maintaining a