A Space To Breathe

A Space To Breathe Saucha, the first of the niyamas in the second limb of yoga, translates to purity and cleanliness. It is important to consider in a practice so dependent on the breath. To fully practice saucha in the studio, it is important to refrain from excessive scents such as perfumes and colognes. Along…

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What does yoga entail?

Yoga is a practice of settling our very active mind. Traditionally when yoga was talked about it could have meant a number of things, stretching, sitting and focusing on ones breath, chanting a phrase over and over, or reading scriptures. Do you have an activity that you feel so immersed in that you block out…

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What is the parasympathetic nervous system?

With the sympathetic nervous system it makes the autonomic nervous systems that controls the automatic responses of the body. Example our breath or heartbeat. We use both simultaneously but when the parasympathetic is active it slows the heart beat down and relaxes the muscles. Exercise: as you inhale look to your right. Take a few…

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Psoas sizzle

The psoas major muscle is the most important muscle no one has heard of. The psoas is responsible for holding us upright, walking us through life, and maybe most importantly, it is the warehouse for the body’s unprocessed energy. When the body experiences trauma of any kind, the nervous system is meant to deal with…

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Tips for Achieving Your New Year’s Resolutions

Focus. Don’t try to accomplish everything at once. Unless your goals are interdependent, pick your most important goal and concentrate your entire will on it.Be realistic. Make sure that your goal is in the realm of your abilities.Write it down. Putting pen to paper leaves a greater impression on the mind than a passing thought.…

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Dance & Sing for PD:

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 A Free Movement Class for persons with Parkinson’s and their families, friends and care partners Dance 1:30PM – 2:30PM Sing 2:30 – 3:45 You do not have to attend both classes. In Dance for PD® classes, participants explore movement and music in ways that are enjoyable, stimulating and creative. A ten-year…

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Le Leche League w/ Ruth Sharma

Le Leche League w/ Ruth Sharma Friday, January 15th, 2016 @ 2:00 – 3:30 FREE of charge La Leche League’s Mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and…

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