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Top 5 Yoga Poses to Relieve Plantar Fasciitis

Around one out of ten people suffer from plantar fasciitis some points in their life, and although the disorder is more common among athletes and avid walkers, it can affect

Psychotherapeutic yoga: Yoga for your brain.

  I first met Lindy* when her father brought the whole family in for therapy after her mom died. Following a brief, sudden period of weakness in her arm, Lindy’s

Why Yin Yoga Is a Must for Type A Yogis

While power and hot yoga classes are receiving a lot of attention right now, there is a softer side of yoga that provides just as many benefits when it comes to mental strength and stress relief. Take a look at yin yoga and learn why it might be the best thing you do for yourself!

9 Essential Yoga Poses for Desk Workers

Just because you work in an office doesn’t mean you can’t get up and move your body! Here are 9 simple yoga poses that can be done at your desk!

Beyond the Poses: How to Overcome Disabilities through Yoga

Meet yogi Shawn Sullivan who is legally blind and has a form of muscular dystrophy causing progressive loss of sensation in his arms and legs. Find out how yoga can help someone like Shawn with disabilities…

How Mindfulness Has Helped Me with Separation

As much as the summer is my absolute favorite time of year, this summer so far has been one full of BIG emotions. My 14-year-old son decided last year he

Yoga Helps Heal Flight Crash Victim

“Hey bro, where you going?” “I’m headed to Bikram yoga,”  Mike said. “Hahaha, don’t forget your girlie pills,” I replied. “Just go with me one time, I dare you!” Mike

Three Pose Practice!

Owning a yoga studio for almost 20 years was the most challenging and rewarding time of my life. Some of my fondest memories are of sitting with students after class

When Yoga Isnít Enough

The stigma of mental illness is at an all time high and treatment options are under just as much scrutiny. Take a look at this personal perspective of dealing with mental illness in the yoga community.

Yoga – Beyond the Physical

“Up dog, down dog, take a big breath in and bend your knees.   Find child pose “. We can all relate to these common words in a yoga class.