PRACTICE

New Year New Gear: Innovative and Practical Tools for Practice

  Photo by David Young-Wolff. Clothing by Tantris. Shoes by Skechers. A number of sustainably-minded and innovative companies are currently creating meaningful tools for practice. We've curated a selection of products, props, clothing, subscription and streaming services, supplements, food and drinks, and more. These are items that support our self-care, our practice, and [...]

By | February 3rd, 2018|Yoga Gear|0 Comments

Savasana is the Beginning of our Yoga Practice

Andrea Marcum, Author of Close to Om Savasana is one of our most important practices. In relaxation, we can take time to stop in order to get started. Awaken to the fact that you must stop in order to start. You most likely know savasana (or corpse pose) as that moment at the [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments

How Do You Take Your Mindfulness? To Go with a Collection of Meditation Apps

A Growing Collection of Mindfulness and Meditation Apps Allow Users to Access the Studio Anywhere Meditation photo by Sami Sneider Meditation--including people using meditation apps--is definitely having a moment. You can listen to the hum of instructions such as “Call on the breath, notice what you notice, let your thoughts come and go…” [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Meditation|0 Comments

Crown Chakra Aromatherapy Practices to Strengthen Mental Clarity

Seventh Chakra Practices to Develop Mental Clarity Yoga, meditation, and polarity exercises combined with aromatherapy can help us integrate mind, body, and spirit while promoting mental clarity and simultaneously releasing stress and angst. The language of the chakra system offers a vocabulary to help us navigate this process. The Chakra System The chakra system is [...]

By | January 21st, 2018|Yoga|0 Comments

Lighten Up The Heart Chakra with Aromatherapy

Yoga Teacher Grace Flowers is wearing clothing by Silly Yogi. Photo by David Young-Wolff. The Fourth Chakra: Lighten Up and Feel Joy With Essential Oils, Yoga, Polarity Therapy, Meditation & Affirmation for Heart Chakra Aromatherapy The heart is our point of internal connection. The relationships to ourselves and to others originate from the [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments

Sixth Chakra Aromatherapy, Polarity and Yoga to Stay Grounded

Grace Flowers is wearing clothing by Silly Yogi. Photo by David Young-Wolff. Sixth Chakra Aromatherapy Practices Help Us Stay Grounded in Turbulent Times Just as the tempestuous winds and rains of a storm incite upheaval and destruction in nature, the elements of stress, trauma, loss, and grief can create turbulence and discord in [...]

By | November 14th, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments

Iceman Wim Hof is Living his Dharma

This maverick yogi is teaching the world to breathe - one ice bath at a time. During what feels like the height of the American popularity of hot yoga, Iceman Wim Hof is an ambassador of the Cold. Before you think this is just the next trend, Wim Hof is a modern master with a compelling [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Cross Training|0 Comments

Third Chakra Aromatherapy, Yoga, Polarity Therapy

The Third Chakra is also known as the fire chakra. In Sanskrit, its name is Manipura, which means “lustrous gem of the city.” This energy center is located at the solar plexus and corresponds with our zest for life, our will, our drive, the ability to express anger and frustration, and the process of transformation. [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments

Upgrade your Flight for Free with These 8 Meditation Practices

  Yogis have been dreaming of flight for thousands of years, and now here we are. Flying has become so commonplace that more than three billion people fly somewhere every year.   If you have ever looked up in the sky and wondered, “How many people are up there right now?” – the answer is [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

Guided Meditations: Imagery for Deep Healing Review

  Everyone could use a break from the hurry and stress of life with guided meditations. Dhanpal-Donna Quesada’s Guided Meditations and Imagery for Deep Healing & Relaxation contains seven guided meditations that will bring relaxation and healing to your mind, body and spirit.   Donna’s soothing voice and poetic language guides you through effective relaxation [...]

By | September 24th, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments