Woohoo – I did it and that rocked! Waking up on Sunday morning and realizing it was day 30, the final day of the yoga challenge was a mix of surprise, joy and a little pride as well. I really wasn’t sure about doing this and even more unsure that I would be able to… Read More

21 day yoga challenge sign

Sometimes when you’re really thinking about something, have a strong intention or are struggling with a decision, signs appear. That’s kind of what I thought of when I picked up a new yoga magazine and was drawn to the above image and message. A few days later, I was at… Read More

stones stacked up along side a stone in the shape of a heart

This month, my post for DoYouYoga is about one of my favorite terminologies used in yoga for lifting your front body and depending on the pose, rotating forward: open your heart. I wrote about how moving through poses like cobra, up dog and triangle pose with the intention to open and lift your heart not… Read More

The more I’ve been reading and learning about Tara Stiles, the more I like her. I’d mentioned before, to me the ideal teacher is laid back, accessible, positive and kind. Tara embodies all those qualities and more. I’ve been looking for videos from her on Youtube for a while now and while there are plenty… Read More

woman in the yoga pose, wild thing

Image source – aliveinthefire.com This is a part II to Friday’s post – Time For A (Health) Reboot. It’s a little long but I wanted to post about how things went for anyone interested, the good, the bad and the crabby. When I think about how I felt at the end of last week and… Read More

Yoga Teacher and activist Seane Corn

Image Source – healthycrush.com Once a month, I have the honor of featuring a woman I find inspiring and amazing for someone just as inspirational and inspiring to me – Kim at Sperk*! Kim has dedicated Wednesday on her blog to women who are positive role models for the world. According to her site: What… Read More

class of people doing antigravity yoga

Image source – anti-gravity.com I came across this video this morning and am kind of obsessed with it. Looks a little crazy at first, a little invasion of the body snatchers with everyone hanging in these white, hammock “pods” (or maybe that’s just the sci-fi geek in me coming out) but keep watching. I so… Read More

A woman, teen and younger man doing yoga

Image source – yogadivinity.com If you’re interested in trying yoga for the first time, it can be tough to know where to start. Yoga has gained a lot of popularity in the past few years and there are a ton of great web sites, videos and resources. At the same time, all the choices and… Read More

beautiful woman doing yoga in nature

I have been a ball of stress and anxiety. The toddler/preschooler has been fighting us more than ever, on everything it seems. Too many late nights watching t.v. + sleeping in and skipping morning yoga. Right in time for Halloween, I let my sweet tooth get completely out of control. Even the constant flow of… Read More

Sunday morning, I proudly announced to my husband that I’d tried my first hand stand. “It was scary and awesome!” I told him, still feeling a little of both myself. I’ve been wanting to start learning more inversions and challenging poses for a while now. And I have to admit, I choose a hand stand… Read More