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 …

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 …

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 …

The Benefits of Tree Pose

Earlier this month we talked about how to modify Tree (Vrksasana) Pose so you that can personalize it and therefore maximize the improvement of your balance.  In this blog we will focus on the other benefits Tree Pose offers, in addition to being a great way to improve your balance. …

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 …