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Kids Yoga

Teaching children yoga offers numerous benefits, such as physical fitness, the ability to maintain a calm mind, patience and self-care, and much more. That is why it is never too early to introduce your kids to yoga.
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The Benefits of Prenatal Yoga during Pregnancy

Are you pregnant and looking for a way to stay active while still protecting the growing baby in your womb?  Prenatal yoga is a great way to relax and stay fit, while bonding internally with your child. It offers numerous benefits that are all unsurpassed.

Should yoga instructors and yoga schools be licensed?

I was on a website the other day that referred to itself as offering IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists) yoga therapy certification. As of right now that does not even exist according to IAYT. And even if it did, 500 hours is not considered sufficient for yoga therapy
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Pratyahara

I have been rereading Patanjali’s sutras in preparation for the coming weekend teacher training. One reason I love the teacher trainings is I have the chance to reread the Upanishads, Gita and the sutras every year. Each year something new is found, maybe because I am in a diffe

Something to think about regrading health, life and well-being

The Dalai Lama was asked what most surprises him about humanity. His response: “Man. Because he sacrifices his health to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being being

Yoga for Travellers: Yoga comes of age

http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/story/2012-02-05/San-Francisco-airport-opens-a-yoga-room-for-stressed-fliers/52975008/1 Check out this link. San Fransisco Airport opens a yoga room for travellers. Too cool

Yoga Donation class for SPCA

What a great turn out for the donation class at the Saturday morning class today, January 21st. Thanks to those who attended almost $100 was raised. This is a tough time of year at the SPCA. The holiday charity is over. But the biggest problem is people who bought puppies for the holi

Saturday Yoga

I am so happy we are able to offer a Saturday morning class at the studio. Now that we have 3 teachers it is possible to offer classes at more convenient times. Weekdays can get crowded with the “to do list” and sometimes its easy to get kicked off of our own list of peopl

A Little is Better Than Nothing

Fall is here.  Take the time to get outside and enjoy nature, and remember a “little” yoga is better than none.  If you’re short on time – take one posture and really absorb yourself in it for a few minutes; practice some deep, cleansing breaths and move on to

Thursday Nite Class

Starting this Thurs. nite (Sept. 8th) 5:30-6:30- we will begin a series of Chakra classes (that subtle energy level of the body).  Each week we’ll focus on a new Chakra.  Our first class will focus on the Root Chakra (grounding) with postures, breath, movement and awareness.  Ho