Monthly Archives: July 2015

Yoga Sequence for a More Restful Sleep

I love sleep…sometimes there is nothing better than sinking into a comfy bed after a long day. But often, I am really terrible at sleeping. It’s hard for me to turn off the stress and thoughts from the day and … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Seated Side Stretch

This gentle pose is simple, but will give you a wonderful stretch along the upper side body.  Many stretching warm-ups forget to have you stretch and open up the side body which can make it more difficult to move and … Continue reading

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Dealing With Stress and Anxiety Naturally

To understand stress, it’s important to also understand how stress impacts our bodies.  Our bodies have the naturally occurring hormone cortisol.  And when we think about cortisol we typically associate it with something bad, because we think of stress.  However, … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Low Lunge (Anjaneyasana)

This seemingly simple yoga posture,  is jam packed with so many benefits. This pose is a must for everyone ranging from athletes, to the busy errand runner, to the person who sits at a desk or in front of a … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Seated Spinal Twist (Ardha Matsyendrasana)

This pose is officially referred to as Half Lord of the Fishes pose, which is what Ardha Matsyendrasana translates to. It is great for the spine and the low back, and it also helps ease digestive discomfort. I like to … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Warrior I (Virabhadrasana I)

This foundational pose will help strengthen and stretch your entire body.  It is the first of three Warrior Poses and it’s a great pose to work with when you are wanting to strengthen and tone the legs. Instructions: Begin standing … Continue reading

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Tips for an Outdoor Yoga Practice

Thinking of taking an outdoor yoga class or just bringing your yoga practice outdoors?  Outdoor yoga brings another element to a typical yoga class.  You get to experience the typical body and mind benefits of a regular yoga class, but … Continue reading

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