A Year of Yoga

Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one’s being, from bodily health to self realization. Yoga means union – the union of body with consciousness and consciousness with the soul. Yoga cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day to day life and endows skill in the performance of one’s actions.

B.K.S. Iyengar

 

A Year of Yoga: Yoga East

Hello my fellow Yogis! I recently purchased a membership to Yoga East, a local yoga studio, my first official yoga studio membership. My first class was Yin Yoga which I absolutely loved. It was an hour of slow stretches. There were about 6 of us in there, lights down, and then the yoga teacher walks around… Read More »

A Year of Yoga: What?!!

Merry Christmas!!!! With the holidays here I’ve pretty much spent my time shopping, finishing up school work (#TeacherLife), attending my own kids’ school performances, and shopping…there is always shopping to do around the holidays. And what have I done in regards to yoga? I finished the book, How To Love by Thich Nhat Hanh. It’s… Read More »

A Year of Yoga: Yin Yoga

Day 8: I’m impressed that I’ve spent the last week practicing yoga, from breathing to stretching and strength building, I’ve made a conscious attempt each day to connect with breath and mat. On the mat: I discovered Yin Yoga while cruising Pinterest. According to MindBodyGreen.com, “Yin works the deeper layers of the body such as… Read More »

A Year of Yoga: Beginning

Years ago I enjoyed a bit of yoga. I thought it was a simple way of stretching and maybe building some strength. How times have changed. Actually, I’m getting the feeling that things come to you when it’s time, and now it’s time for me to practice yoga. Day 1: I subscribed to the site,… Read More »