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11 Intentions To Inspire Your Next Yoga Practice

11 Intentions To Inspire Your Next Yoga Practice

In just about every yoga class, the instructor invites you to focus on an intention. As our teacher Anne Spinner is known to say, picture a blank canvas stretched out in front of you, and imagine painting your intention onto the white space. Imagine setting the painted canvas in front of you. Picture it throughout class, using your intention as inspiration … Continue reading

5 Quotes to Inspire You After A Long Weekend

5 Quotes to Inspire You After A Long Weekend

We’re feeling like we need a little boost after a long 4th of July weekend! It can be hard to get back into a routine after lots of sun and fun, so we have 5 quotes to inspire you to get back into it: What’s your favorite quote? Most effective way to motivate yourself? Do tell! 

Prenatal Yoga 101

Prenatal Yoga 101

Yoga is amazing.  We all know that.  Yoga keeps us strong and fit, clears our mind and spirit and helps us heal. Yoga prepares our internal state for interaction with the outside world – and that is just a tiny, itty-bitty part of this beautiful thing – for anybody. Now, imagine you have a small soul … Continue reading

How to Avoid Wrist Pain in Yoga

How to Avoid Wrist Pain in Yoga

Whether you’re a seasoned crow-poser or a downdog newbie, you most likely have had some kind of yoga sensation in your radio-carpal joint – also known as your wrist! It’s important to find flexibility in this space for long term health on and off the mat. (So that’s why we’re here!) How many times have you heard, … Continue reading

The 8 Limbs of Yoga: Breaking Down the Basics, Limb #1 – Yama

The 8 Limbs of Yoga: Breaking Down the Basics, Limb #1 – Yama

How many times have you heard your yoga teacher say that the physical practice of yoga is only the tip of the iceberg?! A million? Get ready to hear it again – the physical practice of yoga, or the asana, is only the tip of an eight-legged iceberg big enough to sink a zillion Titanics!

There are eight aspects, or limbs, of traditional yoga studies. Throughout this series of posts we will explore each one and spend the week trying to incorporate it into our life – both on and off the mat! Continue reading