Category Archive: Yoga

Apr 01

Can I Do Yoga When I’m Sick?

Feel a bug coming on? One of the decisions to make is whether to continue your practice as normal or whether it’s better to take a few days off to recuperate. The answer is that it’s not as simple as a yes or no question. When you are under the weather, consider these tips about …

Continue reading »

Feb 15

What Is Yin Yang Harmony Yoga?

In the Chinese Taoist tradition, energy is understood through the paired concepts of yin and yang. Together, these energies bring balance. In our Yin Yang Harmony yoga classes, we draw from each of these energies for a class that is equally invigorating and relaxing. The concept of yin and yang dates back to at least the …

Continue reading »

Feb 01

Benefits of Aromatherapy

They say that scent is the sense that is most closely tied to memory and emotion. Because of this, aromatherapy has powers to help you relax and to focus more completely during your yoga practice. We put this to use for a more total mind-body experience during our aromatherapy yoga class. Aromatherapy uses essential oils, …

Continue reading »

Dec 01

Coming Back to Yoga

It happens so easily. You start a yoga class, but then miss a couple of sessions because life gets in the way. More and more things happen, and you discover that you haven’t taken your yoga mat out in months. The longer you are away, the harder it can be to start up again. But, …

Continue reading »

Aug 01

7 Best Foods to Eat Before Yoga Class

There’s a persistent myth that you shouldn’t eat before yoga. It’s an understandable mistake to make. Many people worry that they’ll feel ill following food with an hour of contortions. But, eating before your class can help energize you and help your body burn energy more efficiently. It all comes down to eating the right …

Continue reading »

Jul 01

How Did Aerial Yoga Get Started?

how did aerial yoga get started

It seems like not too long ago, yoga classes were a novelty. Now, you have a wide variety of styles to choose from, including hot yoga and now aerial yoga. How long as aerial yoga been around and where did it start? If it seems to you that aerial yoga is something that wasn’t around …

Continue reading »

Jun 20

Can Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

lose weight with yoga

Busy lives often mean that we don’t dedicate as much attention as we should to getting enough exercise and eating the right foods. Many of us try diets, only to gain the weight back again as soon as we return to old habits. To take excess weight off and stay healthy, we need a consistent …

Continue reading »

Jun 13

What Are the Benefits of Hot Yoga?

benefits of hot yoga

When you begin the process of choosing the right yoga class for you, you’ll find that there are many styles available. One of the most popular right now is Bikram yoga, also known as hot yoga. Hot yoga is performed over a 90-minute period in a studio where we maintain a temperature of 105 degrees …

Continue reading »

Jun 06

What to Expect at Your First Ballet Barre Pilates Class

first ballet barre pilates class

If you are ready for a more varied and challenging workout, ballet barre pilates may be a great fit. In these fast-paced classes, you build endurance and strength through lengthening and strengthening exercises. They can be intense, but the upbeat music and camaraderie can make it some of the most fun you can have while breaking a …

Continue reading »

May 30

Can Yoga Make You Better at Your Job?

yoga makes you better at your job

In the west, we tend to think of things as discrete and unconnected. We have our work lives, our personal lives, our families, and we don’t often think about how these spheres connect. Because of this, people are often surprised to learn that, when they start taking yoga for exercise, they can also benefit on …

Continue reading »

Older posts «