texting shoulders


Improve your posture with yoga Texting Shoulders, iPosture,  iHunch … just some of the names assigned to the posture we fold into it when we use our mobile devices. It’s pretty obvious that this kind of body positioning can create a lot of stress on the neck. The weight of the head is usually about … Continue reading texting shoulders

5 points of yoga etiquette; the philosophy


1. Where you place yourself in the yoga room When you arrive at yoga class, there is an etiquette to where you place yourself in the room … and challenging yourself to break out of your comfort zone can also enhance your practice, Brown says. “I think it turns to in front, back, or middle … Continue reading 5 points of yoga etiquette; the philosophy

yoga for grief


When someone is grieving, they need comfort and help dealing with what has happened. They need a way to find peace. Yoga can help. Far from being a simple exercise to improve flexibility, yoga is an all-encompassing way to heal and improve. This includes meditation and physical, mental, and spiritual therapy. Here are eight ways … Continue reading yoga for grief

heating up your yoga practice: understanding tapas


Westerners often think of Patanjali as the Father of Yoga, but this title rightly belongs to the solar spirit. Reiterating ancient Vedic teachings, the Bhagavad Gita (4.1) refers to the solar spirit, called Vivasvat, as the primordial teacher of ancient yoga. And since tapas is at the heart of all yogic disciplines, the solar spirit (not to be confused with … Continue reading heating up your yoga practice: understanding tapas