6 Poses for Breast Health

Those of us who practice yoga regularly know that yoga does a lot of wonderful things for the body, and when it comes to breast health specifically, yoga provides many important benefits.  For example: Heart opening poses and twists improve/increase circulation in the chest and lymphatic system, thus improving immune …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Maintaining Your Yoga Practice

When I first started practicing yoga in college I could only afford to go on occasion, but as I got older and settled into my career I finally had the finances to allow for a more consistent yoga practice…but when I finally got to that point in my life a …