Benefits of Tree Pose – Vrksasana

Balancing poses are certainly some of my most favorite poses to practice and the benefits a tremendous. Today we will discuss the benefits of Vrksasana, tree pose. This pose is great for: Sciatica pain relief Improved balance Strengthening of the thighs, ankles, spine and calves Stretching of the groin and inner thighs When practicing this … Continue reading Benefits of Tree Pose – Vrksasana

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To Overcome

Product of our environment, a statement often heard when explaining life, behavior, circumstances, and the list goes on. Is product of our environment truly the answer, though? Are we not meant to overcome the environment with which we are given? Oprah Winfrey is an amazing example of refusing to become a product of her environment. … Continue reading To Overcome

What is “Drishti” and What Does it Mean for my Practice?

If you have ever taken a yoga class, at some point you have probably heard the word Drishti. Hopefully you received a brief definition however, let's dive into what this word truly means. Drishti - Sanskrit; focused gaze, a means for developing concentrated intention When you simply google the word that is what you will find. Taking … Continue reading What is “Drishti” and What Does it Mean for my Practice?

Benefits of Dancer Pose – Natarajasana

Throughout your practice you will continue to move through new poses and variations, deepening the movement as you go.  Each one offers its own amazing benefits to those practicing it.  Today let's touch on the benefits of practicing Natarajasana or Dancer Pose. Opening of the shoulders, chest and hips Deep opening in the chest, a … Continue reading Benefits of Dancer Pose – Natarajasana

Search for Gratitude, Discover Happiness

Throughout my life, the amount of bad seemed to outweigh the good. I found myself angry with the world, angry with myself, and in a constant state of unhappiness. To me, there was no good in the world, everything was bad and caused pain. Throughout my journey something has changed, I was tired of all … Continue reading Search for Gratitude, Discover Happiness

Slow Down Yogis

Slow down.  Stop rushing.  Breathe, enjoy this moment.  I feel as though we can apply this to so many aspects of our lives.  It is important to remember to slow down. Imagine you are very excited for tomorrow.  There is something happening, perhaps a vacation that you cannot wait for.  You keep wishing for this … Continue reading Slow Down Yogis