Meditation for Inner Peace

As we continue to explore these ideas of inner peace and wellness this month, it is certainly appropriate to add in a little meditation, don’t you think?  Meditation is an opportunity to calm and quiet the mind.  It is unrealistic to expect a silent mind when we meditation, but rather …

Meditation for Service & Giving

Living a life of service and giving to others is a deeply rooted tradition in yoga.  This meditation is designed to help you focus on the ways in which you might better serve or give in your own life.  Remember that giving and doing acts of service aren’t just things …

Seva & The Season of Giving

We are all very familiar with the idea of giving around the holidays.  We give gifts to friends and family.  We also tend to give gifts to our postal worker, package delivery service driver, teachers, hair stylist, co-workers, neighbors, etc.  And during this time of year we often make more …

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 …