Serving Raleigh, Smithfield, Clayton, Benson & Goldsboro, NC areas.
The Yoga Connection NC Smithfield and Goldsboro

Kids Yoga Summer Camp

At our new Kids Yoga Summer Camps, children will benefit on a holistic level as they work cooperatively in the arts of storytelling, song, and hands-on crafts.

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

Benefits of Additional 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Now that you have finished your 200 hour yoga teacher training, you may wonder what's next. If you wish to specialize your classes to focus on a specific population or type of yoga, we offer a 300 hour Teacher Training to help you take your practice and teaching to a more advanced lev

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

Warm up and prepare for activities of Spring

Warm and prepare yourself for the activities of Spring. Sun Salutations are a great way to warm up the body, improve strength, and increase range of motion.

Methods to reduce the negative effects of static sitting

Methods to create dynamic sitting options on a daily basis. Sitting can cause so much back and hip discomfort. When we sit for long periods of time we hold the muscles in long-term shortness or in deep relaxation. Muscles such as the Psoas, Rectus abdominis, internal and external obli

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.

Preparation for Yoga Teacher Training

You’ve signed up or are considering signing up to take Yoga Teacher Training – congrats! You’re about to embark on an educational, physical, and spiritual journey that can be life changing. Here’s some tips to help you prepare for your upcoming training.

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.