Sun Salutations as a Practice of Gratitude

Start your day with Sun Salutations and connect with your inner light.
The sun is a frequent symbol in yoga of the inner light that is in each of us, representing […]

By |July 1st, 2015|Yoga Therapy|0 Comments

Summer Festivals 2015

LA Yoga features yoga, meditation, and social summer festivals 2015 across the West.
Telluride Yoga Festival
July 9-12. Telluride, Colorado
This magical gathering features more than 40 teachers with yoga, meditation, music, hiking, dining, […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Festivals & Retreats|0 Comments

Aromatherapy and Yoga

An introduction to safe use of essential oils for yoga practice.
The penetrating aroma of essential oils has a powerful effect on our physiology and emotions, impacting every cell of our […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Teacher Profile: Kathleen Ross-Allee

Kathleen Ross-Allee provides yoga therapy for the recovery and healing process of cancer patients.
Photos by David Young-Wolff

Before she became a yoga therapist or even a fitness and wellness professional, a friend […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Teacher Profiles|0 Comments

Book Review: Yoga and Grief

Yoga and Grief, a new book by Gloria Drayer and Kathleen Doherty, provides a healing process filled with compassion and conscious awareness.
(Balboa Press) In the words of Ram Dass, “In […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Editorial|0 Comments

Breath Is Exciting

How the air we breathe can teach us about our environment
During a workshop, I heard a woman say, “Breath is exciting.” She spoke with the delight a person would reserve […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Meditation|0 Comments

Book Review: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy by David Emerson — Bringing the Body into Treatment
(W.W. Norton and Company) A systematic process for addressing trauma in a clinical setting has been outlined in the new […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Janitor and CEO

The Yamas & Niyamas of Owning Your Own Yoga Studio
At the end of March, I will close my beloved U Studio Yoga. For nearly a decade we were perched on […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|COMMUNITY|0 Comments

Chapter of the Forest music review

Chapter of the Forest, a tranquil musical exploration of respite for the soul.
(Vanguard Records) There comes a time in every musician’s life when retreating is not only crucial for one’s creativity, […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Yoga Whale Yoga Studio, Koreatown

Koreatown welcomes Yoga Whale, a yoga studio for everyone and everymind.  

When Chigusa Saga was teaching at Chakra Yoga in Koreatown, she had no idea that one day the space […]

By |June 2nd, 2015|yoga directory|0 Comments