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How to Overcome Your Fear of Yoga Inversions

Have you always wanted to try an inversion but have been too afraid? Mel Torres from Headstands & Heels teaches how to overcome these fears in a safe way. One thing I guarantee is once you find comfort in going upside down your practice will never be the…

June 22, 2017
Choosing a Yoga Teacher Training 6 Questions to Answer - Christine Yu

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…

March 7, 2014
Margaret Burns Vap - Heart Opening Yoga
DIY Workouts Yoga

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…

February 14, 2014

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,…

October 18, 2013

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…

October 14, 2013

#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,…

September 27, 2013
Musings & Meditations Yoga

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.…

September 23, 2013

#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…

September 20, 2013
Chaturanga Dos and Don’ts
DIY Workouts Yoga

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 –…

September 17, 2013