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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

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…

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!

The Accidental Yogi (and How I Turned into a Purposeful Yoga Practioner)

It’s never too late! Learn how this accidental yogi found her path somewhat later in life and now shares it with the world one person at a time.

When Yoga Isn’t 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.

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

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

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!

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

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. We are