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What is Yoga?

What is Yoga?

  I own a yoga studio. And I love it. I’m busy every hour of the day, but I love every second of it.  One of the most common questions I receive as a teacher and owner is “What is Yoga?”   It’s a simple,  yet […]

Springtime Ayurveda

Springtime Ayurveda

  Ayurveda is the sister science to Yoga. Though it may seem foreign to us, in the US, it is a heavy part of Indian Healthcare and is an extensive system for healthy living that has been in existence for thousands of years. As we […]

9 Ways to Find Connection When You’re Too Busy to Connect

9 Ways to Find Connection When You’re Too Busy to Connect

  Have you guys been feeling chaotic lately? I’m a working mother, and I notice that most of the time, busy, working adults are pretty isolated from social activities and lack regular connection. Especially working parents. Oh yes, we may be surrounded by co-workers, clients, […]

New Mexico Yoga Retreat Q & A

New Mexico Yoga Retreat Q & A

    We have a lot of students interested in the upcoming New Mexico Yoga Retreat and very little spaces left.   I know how excited you are….I’m just as excited!  Let’s answer a few of your questions!         How long is […]

8 Tips for Beginner Yoga Students

8 Tips for Beginner Yoga Students

  Are you a beginner yoga student? Have you been thinking about checking out what the whole yoga craze is about, but not know where to start? Well, my friend, you’ve found your people.     Yoga can be done anytime or anywhere. Seriously. Check out […]

9 Tips for Better Sleep

9 Tips for Better Sleep

  As many of you know, I champion better sleep as being the single most important healthy habit for wellness and health. After my second child, I suffered from insomnia for months which led to me having severe post-partum depression, which I recently came out […]

Dhyana and Samadhi Explained

Dhyana and Samadhi Explained

We’ve come to the last two limbs of the yogic path Dhyana and Samadhi. I’m kind of sad it’s coming to an end! I’ve really loved exploring these concepts with you. I hope this series has helped you make a little sense of yoga philosophy. […]

Dharana ~ Meditation

Dharana ~ Meditation

  Dharana is the gathering of consciousness and focusing it within. This is otherwise known as contemplation. Many times techniques that we think of as meditation technically fall under the limb of contemplation. Semantics I guess…but we’re getting pretty technical here.   With this concept, […]

Pratyahara

Pratyahara

  Pratyahara is the practice of drawing the senses inward. When you decrease stimulation to the senses, your inner light shines. If we truly quiet the mind and withdraw from the stimulation of the senses, the inner flame that we all have within has a chance to be […]

Pranayama

Pranayama

Welcome back to the 8 Limbs of Yoga! Today we look into the fourth aspect of yogic life, Pranayama Breathing.   Prana is the universal life force that we can enhance and control with the use of our breath. Through control of our breathing pattern, we can […]