By Angela Myers, Certified Yoga Teacher, MYW
What does yoga mean to me now? In April 2022 this was a simple answer. Yoga, to me meant peace. It was a strategy I implemented to assist with my anxiety. It was a physical practice that I used to release endorphins and to find my calm. Today I am immersed in a different way of life. A yoga intention was once an affirmation, today it is committing to feeling the vibrations of “aum.” Today, it understands that the asanas are not the only focus of my practice. While they are a large part, they no
How to Choose a Yoga Mat
Wherever you decide to practice yoga, your surroundings will always compliment you. Assisting your practice by investing in the right yoga mat will provide more comfort, safety, and an element of personalization. Working on a towel, or rug may not be the right feel, and certainly not the safest option
We have a culture of people sitting more than ever, both at work and home. As the baby boomer generation ages, members seek wellness activities that fit their needs. Chair yoga is a wonderful way to stay healthy, and it can be done anywhere—at work, home, on a bus or even a plane. It can help with many different health issues
Squats and Deadlifts are both highly effective ways of strength training your lower body muscles. Both exercises are intended to strengthen muscle groups within your legs and glutes (booty muscles!), however, depending on your positioning
Kitchen Cure for Sore Throat
1 cup water
1/8 tsp turmeric
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp crushed cardamom
1/8 tsp jaggery (or can use honey
1/2 tsp freshly grated giner
Did you know that it’s not the right time to detox, cleanse and diet? According to Ayurveda, this is a time where our digestive fire is at best trying to keep our internal bodies warm while our seasons move to cold, dry and damp. This is a time where you can
SPARKLING KOMBUCHA MOCKTAIL
This alcohol-free mocktail is a refreshing and stunning alternative to other holiday cocktails. The ginger and rosemary lend a festive touch and pair nicely with the tart cranberry juice.
Sparkling Kombucha Mocktail for two - 2 Servings
Letting Go - Aparigraha -The Importance and of Letting Go Can Begin with your 'Stuff'
Simple living is a lifestyle, mindset, and habit that is gaining more importance and popularity in today’s modern world. It is the practice of living with less to shuffle time free for what matters most. The power of simplicity comes with tremendous benefits that no longer can get overlooked.
Music or No Music?
Do you practice/teach yoga with or without music? We find that music pulls in the senses and can make for a beautiful class/practice at home but how do you know what works best for you if you've just started your yoga teacher journey? Read more to see our tips!