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Benefits of Heating Things Up in a Yoga Class

While there are benefits to slowing down, there are also benefits to heating things up when it comes to a Yoga class. Let's dive into some of the benefits of heating things up in your practice when you take a hot or heated Yoga class. Heated/Hot Yoga stepped on the scene in the 1970s by Bikram Choudhury while he was teaching in Japan. He noticed that many of his students [...]

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May 19, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

The Most Popular Styles of Yoga

Yoga has been practiced for over 5,000 years and there are with many different styles and ways to practice. Whether you prefer to heat things up with Hot Yoga or slow things down with Restorative Yoga, there is something for everyone. Yoga began as an ancient practice in India, in 3000 B.C., and found it's way to the United States in 1893. The oldest known form of Yoga being Vedic Yoga, although, many styles [...]

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May 18, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

How to Find Stillness in a 60 Minute Yoga Class

Finding stillness is a key part of your Yoga practice, no matter the class style or length of said class. Be it Hot Power, Restorative or Vinyasa it is important to find stillness in your body and your mind. Classes vary in times from 60 minutes to 75 minutes and even 90 minutes. A 60 minute class may seem too short for you to find stillness, it may be just right [...]

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May 9, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

The Art of a Yogi’s Playlist

Yoga is an art form in which the body, mind and soul are connected as one. The music in which you choose to flow to can truly make or break your practice. Depending on your mood, vibe, yoga teacher and class in which you are taking, it is important to choose the right songs. Yoga itself is melodic, therefore, picking the perfect playlist has to follow the melody of your [...]

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May 4, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

The Art of Yoga Sequencing and What Class To Take To Find The Best Sequence For You

There is an art and science to Yoga sequencing that helps create a meaningful and melodic flow while transitioning between each pose. It is vital for an authentic and effective Yoga practice to follow a sequence that honors your body. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran it is important to ensure that the sequence and class style match your needs every time you step on the mat. Different [...]

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April 6, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

How To Stay Healthy In Your Pilates Practice

Pilates, created by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s, is excellent for strengthening your core, pelvis and posture. Pilates works to strengthen and tone while also increasing flexibility. Much like Yoga, Pilates is a great total body workout and compliments other practices like Yoga, while also having positive impacts on strength training and cardio exercises. Just like any other daily practice or workout it is important to stay healthy during your [...]

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March 26, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

5 Reasons You Wouldn’t Take a Yoga Class and Why You Should

Everyone has their reservations when beginning a new journey.. It is completely normal and you are definitely not alone. This is extremely true when it comes to beginning, or finding your way back to your Yoga practice. You may have heard some reasons or even convinced yourself as to why you think you would not benefit from taking a Yoga class. Well, we are here to tell you that they [...]

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March 20, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

How Pilates Compliments a Yoga Practice

Yoga and Pilates differ in ways, yes, but as they say "good eyebrows are sisters, not twins". This is also true when is comes to Pilates and Yoga. Although they may not be twins they are most definitely sisters and greatly assist each other. Yoga and Pilates have many complimenting characteristics and Pilates has often been proven to enhance your Yoga practice. Pilates can be used alongside your Yoga practice [...]

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March 18, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

Poetry of Yoga: Collecting Feathers

source:  Heather Lancaster of Creative Heat Photography We are thrilled to announce our beloved instructor, Tara (Becky) Eschenroeder's first book out now.  We were completely inspired by this collection of sacred poetry that inspires vulnerability, compassion, and vibrancy.  What an incredible source of inspiration spoken straight from the heart and where each word has been carefully chosen to touch the reader and sprinkle a dusting of sparkles. Writing Process Almost [...]

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January 30, 2019 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT

Top Yoga Teacher Training Book List

Getting ready to embark upon your path of teaching.  Check out our top picks for books that should be on your list.  Each one will deepen your practice and infuse your teaching.  Teaching Yoga:  Mark Stephens Our go-to guide for all things teaching.  We love the focused sequences that Mr. Stephens offers in the back, as well as, the thorough asana (posture) breakdown. This comprehensive text book is used as an [...]

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July 23, 2018 BY omon_admin // 0 COMMENT