July Wellness Challenges

The Yoga Challenge  What: Child’s Pose Challenge When: July 1-31, 2021 How:  Before going to bed each night, spend 1-2 mins in your favorite version of child’s pose.  While in the pose, allow your body to relax and breathe, letting go of your day.  Notice how you feel after doing this for a few days…for …

10 Benefits of Child’s Pose

Earlier this month we talked about how to modify the two versions of Child’s pose (Balasana).  Today I want to share some of the benefits that I am sure you experience when doing the poses but may not be cognizant of from an academic standpoint. If you have ever taken …

Modifying Child’s Pose

Perhaps one of the best-known yoga poses aside from Savasana is Child’s pose.  It is a restful, comforting pose utilized in pretty much every type of yoga. There are two common versions of Child’s pose – ”regular” Child’s pose and Extended Child’s pose.  Personally, I find them each wonderful for …

Yoga Poses for Reflection & Slowing Down

Later on this month we will celebrate the Summer Solstice.  Historically the summer solstice has been considered a time of new beginnings, a time to celebrate the sun/nature, as well as a time to slow down and reflect on the changes you’ve experienced thus far in the year.  And the …