Why do yogis end every class with this word? Because it translates directly to "I bow to you," and I've always liked the thought that it means "may the divine in me meet and honor the divine in you." When I first started practicing yoga I just wanted to sweat.  I had no idea what [...]

Deepen Your Practice: Teacher Training

It is my personal belief, even if you have no interest in teaching yoga, every yogi would benefit immensely from taking a teacher training.  Now we all love our yoga practice, depending on our schedules get to take a couple classes per week and sweat like crazy at The Green Yogi.  But without a proper [...]

Yoga as Therapy for Autism

Before writing for The Daily Greens, teaching yoga, and becoming a mom I was a teacher in the public school system for 6 years.  I had the pleasure of teaching Kindergarten, 2nd and 4th grade as well as Health, General Chemistry, and Honors Chemistry at the high school level for the bulk of the time. [...]

Teacher Interview: Chelsea Welch

I have a special place in my heart for Chelsea Welch.  She was our birth doula and helped us bring our son into the world 2 months ago in the most supportive and natural environment possible, seriously amazing! If you don't know Chelsea and haven't experienced her Yin Yoga class at The Green Yogi on Friday nights at [...]