YogaDork with Haley

Haley’s brand new podcast already has a 5-star rating, and you can imagine why! YogaDork is chock full of great info on every yoga subject you can imagine. She discusses the main styles of yoga (and which might be right for you), gives tips on practicing at...

Demystify Chaturanga

Low push up, low plank, chaturanga – no matter what you call it, it’s a challenge for almost every yoga student at any level. If you’ve been practicing for a while and still don’t feel like you have a fully developed chaturanga or just started yoga and this pose...

The easiest way to a better day and longer life

What’s the one thing you can do to feel better instantly? It’s not more sleep. Or eat more vegetables. Or even go to yoga. It’s a simple act of kindness. Here’s how kindness helps you mentally and physically. Kindness is beneficial for the receiver, of course. Whether...

Reserve yoga classes online – it’s a win-win!

Reserving a class online serves more than one purpose. During restricted attendance, it confirms your place in class. But it also helps us know if a class can or needs to be canceled during things like bad weather events. It’s also a great way to hold yourself...

The way you breathe can protect your health

There are several reasons yoga is so good for your health, but one of the biggest is the breath practice that naturally accompanies it. The simple, biological function of breathing is a vital part of your well-being. Your nose knows what to do for your body. The...

The right way to drink water.

How could we possibly need guidelines around something so simple as drinking water? (A water recipe and how to calculate how much to drink are ahead, keep reading ⬇︎) As absurd as it sounds, we do. © ivanko80 – stock.adobe.com As a nation, we consume more of...

Top Ten TYS Board Quotes

You took a bath today, right?  😛 You probably do it every day. Another thing you need every day? Inspiration. Just like bathing, it’s a daily necessity for motivation, strength, and peace. We picked the top ten TYS board quotes of all time and then let you vote on...

The Super Power We All Possess

Has anyone ever advised you to just “grin and bear it?” You may have wanted to punch them at the time but it turns out this advice is well worth heeding. We all possess the power to change our day and our lives with one simple act: a smile. The Crystal Ball of Life. A...

A Quiet Radical: The Yogic Life of Mr. Rogers

Have you seen Won’t You Be My Neighbor? It’s a documentary about Mr. Rogers, the host of the PBS children’s show Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. If you haven’t, add it to your to-do-asap list. It will warm your heart and open your mind (warning: take a box of tissues). This...

The “Voodoo” Magic of Yoga: What’s True and What’s Not.

Once upon a time in a land far, far away (India) there was a wealthy maharaja named Ranjit Singh. In 1837 Singh heard that there was a yogi, Sadhu Haridas, who had approached his court proposing a live burial demonstrating his super-spiritual yogi powers. The king...

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