Master the Bandhas

What is a Bandha? In Sanskrit, Bandha means to lock, hold or bind. We have three major bandhas, Mula bandha, Uddiyana Bandha, and Jalandara Bandha.  Treta Bandha, triple lock, means to activate all three Bandhas together and we call that Maha Bandha. The teachings...

A Humble Warrior…..

This pose is perfect for the essential pause in a vinyasa class.  In my own practice, I experience this pose in a deep state of reverence.  A deep understanding of yoga is essential for a long term practitioner.  The more I mature as a yoga student the more I...

Heal the Wrists with Yoga

The wrists are not worth “working through the pain.”  I think so many times we push through old injuries thinking  “no pain, then no gain.”  It has been my experience it is best to practice discriminating discernment, Viveka, for your wrists.  Learn to distinguish if...

Baby it’s Cold Outstide – FREE Podcast

Hello yogis…we know the weather is keeping us all indoors so we are doing our best to bring yoga to you!  This 6o minute podcast lead by Haley will leave you with a  powerful connection of the heart and the mind. Build a warm fire, grab some water and your yoga...

Open your heart…

So many of us hear in our yoga class, lift your chest, open your heart, spread your collar bones and breath deep into your lungs.  We even drill down and focus on the shoulder blades and exactly where we want the placement of the shoulder blades to be in your asana. ...

January Pose of the Month – Downward Facing Dog

Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Facing Dog If you are struggling with Downward Facing Dog pose just remember you are not the first or the only person with tight hamstrings!  People also experience weak arms in this pose.  Compassion is a great practice we extend...

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