Practice Yoga + Become a Better Writer: 3 Lessons from Author Helena Echlin

One of our beloved TGY Berkeley yogis, Helena Echlin, just recently published a supernatural thriller "Sparked". Discover how her journey through her yoga practice has influenced her writing in her article below.   I recently published a novel, Sparked. It’s the story of Laurel Goodwin, whose sister Ivy is kidnapped – and the only people [...]

45 Life Lessons

Has anyone else noticed the later sunrises and earlier sunsets lately?! It may only be a few minutes, but we're beginning to realize that summer is quickly giving way to fall. With every change of season, we find ourselves reflecting on things we accomplished and what we learned over the previous few months, and this [...]

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 [...]

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! 

Immunity Boosters: 6 Ways to Fend off Illness

It seems like the first chilly mornings of the season bring sniffles, watery eyes and tickles to the throat. Soon, the muffled sounds of coughing are rampant in the grocery store, shopping mall and maybe even your yoga class (!!).  Cold and flu season is inevitable as the climate changes throughout the year, but what [...]