Are we Happy Now?

Just in the past couple of days happiness, or lack there of, has become extremely prevalent. With two extremely iconic people, in two different realms of fame and fortune, recently committing suicide mental health and overall happiness is crossing the minds of millions. Oddly enough, it is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States. … Continue reading Are we Happy Now?

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Benefits of Side Plank – Vasisthasana

Plank pose in general has many variations, each offering its own benefits. Side plank has amazing benefits and is a great gateway to arm balancing poses. Some of the benefits of Vasisthasana: Wrist and arm strengthener Great core strengthener including the obliques Strengthens and stretches our legs Improves balance To be totally honest, planks are … Continue reading Benefits of Side Plank – Vasisthasana

I Paid To Work And It Was Amazing

Generally speaking we work to get paid. We, unfortunately, need income to survive in life. Last week I paid to work. What? As some of you may remember, I was in Thailand for a couple of weeks. During that time, I gave my money to a gentleman so that I could come and assist in … Continue reading I Paid To Work And It Was Amazing

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

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?