Tree of Yoga, Ashtanga, 8 Limb Path

Tree of Yoga

When one thinks about Yoga today, the first thing that comes to mind is the physical practice of postures, or Asana. As …

Ashtanga Opening Mantra

What is Mantra? The sanskrit word itself has 2 roots: ‘Man‘ is the stem of the sanskrit word manas (mind or to make) …

Nadi Shodhana Mudra, Hand

Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

Nadi = Energy Pathway Shodhana = Purifying Pranayama = Breath Control Also known as Alternate Nostril Breathing, Nadi Shodhana is a powerful type of breath …

Yoga Music Playlist

Yogi’s Tune

Take last week’s inspiring 90minute Vinyasa playlist outside the studio and into your music player! The mood starts off in a quiet …

Pranayama in Croatia

Ujjayi and Samana Pranayama

Breath work, or pranayama, is an easily accessible type of meditation focusing on the awareness of breath and designed to heal the …

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Paros Island Retreat

Thanks to Yoga Escape, I am leading a yoga retreat this summer in Paros, a beautiful island in Greece, June 15-22. A …

Sirsasana Prep Poses

Sirsasana: Shoulder Opening

Before practicing headstand, here are 4 key asanas my students and I have been working on to open and strengthen our shoulders. …