6 Yoga Poses for CrossFit Fans

Variety is the spice of life, and as a yoga teacher I’m blessed with the opportunity to work with all levels of yoginis in spaces throughout Wisconsin.  In the summer, I lead yoga retreats on a beautiful island in northern Wisconsin and teach yoga on stand up paddleboards. My winters are spent in my own […]

Choosing a Yoga Teacher Training: 6 Questions to Answer

When I first started practicing yoga, I was the inflexible runner hiding in the back of the room. I never expected to have a regular practice or that yoga would find its way into every nook and cranny of my life. I definitely never expected to become a yoga teacher. Finding the right program for […]

Heart Opening Yoga

Too much time at the keyboard causing your shoulders to sag? Feeling the need to give your heart some love? There’s always a good reason to explore heart opening yoga, and making these poses part of our regular practice  can help keep our shoulders from rounding forward and our hearts from closing to the blessings […]

Expanding our Internal Rhythm Through Yoga

Since I was a kid I’ve been drawn to the intimate personal connection we can generate through movement. This internal, familiar, yet subconscious rhythm is part of what gets us up in the morning for that early morning run, a paddle on calm seas, or a pedal through the woods on our mountain bike. We […]

3 Easy Ways to Sneak in Yoga for the Tech Obsessed

My brother just celebrated his 51st birthday, and he called me to ask about relieving pain in his shoulders and neck. He’s made a career in technology in Silicon Valley, which means he is constantly in front of his computer – and now, his smart-phone, perusing apps and checking his email. Even if you don’t […]

#ShareYourOm for Yoga Month (Week 4)

We can’t believe National Yoga Month is coming to an end. All month we’ve been asking yogis to share their favorite pose by snapping a photo and writing a few words about why they love yoga with the hashtag #ShareYourOM. Every Friday this month, we’ve shown you a few of our favorites here to inspire […]

What Does Yoga Mean to Me?

Yoga is more than a powerful physical exercise to stimulate the flow of energy within the body. I think a short practice of yoga resembles the sun rising over the horizon, it opens up a new dawn of life for both nature and mankind. The subtle energy of the breath of life enable this “inner […]

#ShareYourOm for Yoga Month (Week 3)

Happy National Yoga Month! Yoginis from all around the country are sharing their favorite pose, snapping a photo and writing a few words about why they love yoga with the hashtag #ShareYourOM. Every Friday this month, we’ll be showing you a few of our favorites here to inspire yogis like you. Here’s what this week’s […]

Chaturanga Do’s and Don’ts

Oh, chaturanga dandasana. We’ve had a long and complicated relationship. I remember my first few yoga classes way back when, and how it was unclear to me that people were not in fact lowering themselves all the way to the floor. They were – gasp – hovering! And when I first tried you, how miserably […]

#ShareYourOm for Yoga Month (Week 2)

To celebrate National Yoga Month, yoginis everywhere are sharing their favorite pose, snapping a photo and writing a few words about why they love yoga with the hashtag #ShareYourOM. Every Friday this month, we’ll be highlighting a few of our favorites here to inspire yogis everywhere. Here’s what this week’s featured yogis had to say […]