On the weekends of September 19 – 20th and September 26 – 27th I completed a Yoga Teacher training for Kids through Rainbow Yoga . I hope to incorporate what I learned into my counseling practice one day. Movement therapy – well, this is what I call it, - is important for children of all ages, with … Continue reading Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher Training Experience
I have seen the numbers 1 0 8 together the past couple weeks. I frequently look at the clock, at 1:08 – either AM or PM. I have even started to use the Mala beads I have – 3 bands in total, 2 gifts, other I bought – and I have begun chanting. I feel … Continue reading 108 SUN Salutes, meaning of the #108
YOGA means to Yoke – combing mind, body, and spirit in unison – there is no such thing as duality. YOGA is not a set of physical postures with gymnastic feel and military rigidity (e.g. having to be done in a specific way only). YOGA is a lifestyle, and a lifestyle is based on our … Continue reading YOGA 101: What is Your YOGA?
Surya Namaskar Happy Summer Solstice on the western front! Summer is a time for joy and fulfillment, the saplings to which sprouted in the spring, are now in full bloom – prospering from the light of the sun. Yoga has a deep history, and Surya Namaskar (Sun salutation) is the vinyasa flow, sequence, a pattern, that … Continue reading Surya Namaskar
When I first began my practice I avoided Instagram accounts and Yoga sites promoting advanced balancing poses and handstands with a twist of circus/acrobatic feel. I was lead to YOGIC PHILOSOPHY before I realized how much of a trend/fitness lifestyle it appears to have turned into. The more I looked for Yoga Sequences to begin, … Continue reading Yoga, Flexibility, Controversy