Yoga

Teachers, It’s Time to Adjust Our Hands-On Adjustments

Sarah Ezrin and Hands-On Adjustments with Students. Photo by Scott Mitchell Fine-tuning hands-on adjustments I participated in injuring a student once. There was no pop. There was no scream. In fact, in the moment, there was nothing that told me I had done anything wrong, including the student. I remember her body moving [...]

By | April 2nd, 2018|Yoga|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

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

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

Discovering Life Through Yoga: YOGA The Secret of Life Book Review

It is a constant revealing, a constant unlayering or peeling away, to find that essence of who you really are.   The artist Francesco Mastalia has traveled the world photographing tribal, religious, spiritual, and indigenous people. These past couple of years however have found him a bit closer to his home in Rhinebeck, New York, [...]

By | September 24th, 2017|Books & DVDs, ENTERTAINMENT, Yoga|0 Comments

The Second Chakra Aromatherapy, Polarity, and Yoga for The Water Element

  Our second chakra is connected elementally and energetically to the water element. In the body, the water element governs our creativity, sensual and sexual energies, desire, and our emotional connection to others as well as our ability to “go with the flow” in our lives.   Our second chakra is connected elementally and energetically [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments

Poses to Relieve Shoulder Pain, Stress and Reduce Tension

  Yoga is effective for reducing shoulder pain, reducing stress, boosting immunity, improving circulation and mental focus, and increasing vitality. I know this to be true.   A long time ago (2004) in a far-away land (New York City) I had a vision that teaching yoga would be a quiet, peaceful, and tranquil career in [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments

Open Doors: Luminous Soul Tribe

  You’ll find Luminous Soul Tribe — Orange County’s newest boutique yoga studio — hidden behind an unassuming storefront in a small repurposed space in Costa Mesa. Owner Aris Seaberg was drawn to the area for its eclectic vibe and the abundance of local small businesses and artists.   About Luminous Soul Tribe Aris began [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Yoga|0 Comments