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Introduction to Child’s Pose

Enjoy the beauty of supported child’s pose (balasana)! This yoga pose requires us to do less, with more awareness. For many of us, this pose possesses a deep physical and psychological memory of our time as an infant. The shape of the pose is useful for many reasons, but in… Read More

A Moon Salute to the 2017 Solar Eclipse

It’s a total eclipse of the sun today. What a rare sighting! On this day, the moon will pass in front of the sun, resulting in a total solar eclipse viewable in certain parts of the United States. Whether or not you’re one of the lucky Americans who get to… Read More

How-to Make a Healthy Acai Bowl at Home

Want to make your own acai bowl? Below is a delicious acai bowl recipe to try at home. But first, let’s talk about how to make this a healthy meal. The acai berry originates from Brazil and is known for its high antioxidant content. While the berry itself is really… Read More

3 Yoga Poses to Increase Your Hamstring Flexibility

How’s your hamstring health? As a yoga instructor I often hear, “Yoga isn’t for me. I can’t even touch my toes!” Good news: yoga can help! Achieve balance and ease into greater flexibility (not to mention strength) through yoga. Flexible and strong hamstrings are essential to a healthy and happy yoga practice. Read More

Healthy Ways to Upgrade Your Beverage Choices

When it comes to beverages they are the fastest way to load up on empty calories and sugars. If you want to upgrade your health, this is a great place to start! Coffee The quality of your coffee is very important. Most coffee beans are heavily sprayed with pesticides during… Read More

Four Yoga Poses for Instant Energy

Are you looking for a mid-day energy boost? When you’re stuck in an afternoon slump or feeling tired throughout the work day, yoga can bring practitioners a surprising jolt of energy to fight off fatigue. Turns out, in addition to improving sleep quality, relieving stress/anxiety, and improving overall physical health,… Read More