Arm Balances: They’re one of those things that for most non yogis or beginner yogis are elusive, scary and part of the “Yeah right, I don’t think so” club. I remember the first time I ever took flight in Bakasana (Crow pose) – knees balanced on forearms, precariously poised in the middle to avoid falling forward or backward, core engaged, trying to remember to also breathe.
Talk about bringing up fears. It can be scary to feel like you might fall and even scarier to bruise your ego on the way down.
No time to do a regular yoga practice? When you’ve only got a few minutes at work but you’re in serious need of some yoga or stretching, try 1 or more of these 7 highly effective yoga poses at your desk, which target every area of your body when done together.
‘Tis the season for merriness, cheerfulness, joy and peace.
The season of sweet treats, shopping blitzes and extra activities.
This time of year is about celebrating, enjoying and living it up, but it can be stressful rushing from place to place, trying to get everything accomplished, as well as meet self-imposed high expectations.
hat’s the point of it all though if the holidays leave you feeling less than festive?
Here are seven ways to keep stress out of your holiday plans this year:
This time of year is about celebrating, enjoying and living it up, BUT it can be stressful rushing from place to place, trying to get everything accomplished, as well as meet self-imposed high expectations.
What’s the point of it all though if the holidays leave you feeling less than festive?
Here are 7 ways to keep stress OUT of your holiday plans this year . . .
We eat well, we exercise, we practice yoga…but why are we so tired? Why do
we struggle with food cravings? Why is our energy so low? And why can we never seem to get rid of that extra fat around our middle?
The answer is because we are TOXIC. […]
Why would someone do yoga? Why do YOU do yoga?
There is a long list of reasons as to why someone may take up doing yoga and then continue doing it. All the ones you might expect like reduced stress, increased flexibility, improved strength, inner peace, etc.
But why does someone REALLY do yoga?
So here in British Columbia, the summer has already begun. The teachers are on strike and the kids are all at home, in daycares, etc. If you don’t live in BC, summer will be starting in a week and a half anyway, as we near the end of June.
For those of you who have a regular yoga practice that does NOT involve your children, this may prove to be challenging if they are home with you. HOW can you keep your sanity when your children, who would normally be at school during the daytime, are all of a sudden under your feet?
Well, we have some suggestions for you, so read on…