How Yoga Helps When Life Gets Messy

How Yoga Helps When Life Gets Messy

How Yoga Helps When Life Gets Messy We all have stress. Stress can negatively affect our bodies and minds, especially chronic stress. We all cope with stress differently and how we manage our stress can determine our quality of life. What we learn on our yoga mat can...
Practice the Pause

Practice the Pause

Get On the Mat! Practice the Pause Breathe. Pause before you react. Pause before you speak. I come back to this practice repeatedly, especially in times when my patience is low. Parenting can be challenging and has given me many opportunities to put this practice to...
FOCUS

FOCUS

Get On the Mat! Focus “What you stay focused on will grow.” Roy T. Bennett For the past several years, my sisters and I have each picked a word of the year. Instead of making a list of New Year’s Resolutions, we pick a word that represents our vision and goals for the...
Can’t get to your yoga class?… Practicing Yoga at Home

Can’t get to your yoga class?… Practicing Yoga at Home

Life is busy and sometimes finding time to get to a yoga class doesn’t always fit into your schedule. Maybe when it’s cold or rainy you may just not feel like fighting traffic or parking. Or perhaps you spend a good deal of time traveling and you are finding it...
Tips to Enhance Your Yoga Practice

Tips to Enhance Your Yoga Practice

1. Get to class a few minutes early. Power off your phone. Take a few moments to relax on your mat and center yourself before class begins. 2. Introduce yourself to your teacher. Even if you have been practicing for a while, it’s beneficial for the teacher and...