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 …

On the Blog this July: Freedom & Independence with Yoga

July is perhaps best known as the month we celebrate the birthday of America as a nation.  July 4th is a holiday long celebrated as a reminder of our independence as a nation.  And so, in keeping with the theme of freedom and independence this month, Ignite’s blog will focus …

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 …

The Benefits of Yoga

A quick google search can net you articles, infographics, blogs, and testimonials galore on the benefits of yoga. Perhaps an even easier way to find out about the myriad of benefits yoga offers is to just ask anyone who does yoga on a fairly regular basis. Regardless of the source …

The 8 Limbs of Yoga

The 8 Limbs of Yoga – A Closer Look at Their Role in Yoga and in Life The 8 Limbs of Yoga, also sometimes referred to as the 8 Stages or Phases of Yoga, is the cornerstone of Yogic Philosophy, dating back millennia.  The origins of yoga come to us …

Moving into Silence & Stillness

The current state of society is probably best described as hurried, chaotic, and filled with constant distractions and noise.  There’s little time for rest, relaxation, or even some  quiet time.  The net result – many of us are tired, exhausted, and worn down.  And while it may seem, at least …