The benefits of incorporating massage into your yoga practice are profound. Self-massage promotes circulation, stimulates your lymphatic system, and offers myofascial release. Fascia is the thin connective tissue that holds your organs, muscles, bones, nerves, and blood vessels together. Unhealthy fascia can lead to tight muscles and limited mobility.

Incorporating…

Traditionally known as Russian Tea Cakes or Mexican Wedding Cakes, these cookies have a shortcake like texture that melts in your mouth. With origins from the Middle East, these cookies were brought to the west during the Medieval Ages and adapted across many cultures, becoming a timeless holiday favorite. For…

The beauty of yoga is that it will rise up to meet you wherever you are. It is a practice for everybody, whether it’s in a chair, on a mat or a moving meditation in nature. By connecting our breath with gentle or even really powerful movement, we move energy…

The case of the winter blues often means symptoms of prolonged stress and fatigue and for millions of adults in America, the winter blues can be clinically severe. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that occurs in the winter, caused by the lack of sunlight.

As someone…

When it seems impossible to escape this world of constant information consumption, pratyahara shows us that it is indeed within our power to find stillness.

Pratyahara means “withdrawal of the senses.” It is the fifth of the eight limbs of yoga, and one of the most misunderstood. Pratyahara is considered…

A strap gives you extra expansion and length in your arms and your legs! What’s not to love? Here are a few great ways to use it:

  • Use it in lying down hamstring stretch (my favorite) by placing it around the ball of the left foot and grabbing both ends…

If you avoid yoga because you’re injured or sore or have chronic pain, I’m here to tell you that is why yoga exists. Yoga exists to give you some sense of ease. Yoga doesn’t mean you must complete 6 sun salutations and 14 chaturangas. It is not quantifiable. Yoga is…

Every year before the winter holidays, I imagine cozy fires, eggnog, family time, and the peace and joy we are supposed to be celebrating. And every year, my reality is a crazy work schedule, keeping up with the activities of two teenagers, and scrambling to make the season bright.

It…

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