5 Reasons to Meditate

Meditation has been known for its many positive attributes. Here are 5 exceptional reasons why you should meditate:

1. Minimizes body pains

2. Increases positive emotions

3. Lessens depression

4. Reduces anxiety

5. Refines your ability to regulate your emotions

A Quick, Healthy Smoothie Recipe!

Carrot Mango Kiwi Smoothie Recipe This orange beverage will leave you bright-eyed! Crunchy carrot and creamy mango both contain high levels of antioxidants in the form of vitamins A and C.Both boost the immune system and are (yep, the carrot cliche!) good for the eyes. Sneak in even more vitamin C and some tartness with…

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Is Yoga Easy or Does it Hurt?

I won’t lie, it is not easy. But it should not hurt. One may feel a stretch and you most likely will feel it afterwards, but sharp pains during the practice are not wanted. The exercises done in a yoga class build stamina, strength and assist in gaining flexibility. We use props to assist one…

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Before You Vote

There is always tension in the air around the presidential campaign. But this year, no matter who you are rooting for, there is a bit of fear as well. Even though I’m not in the political field, I find it fascinating. I read books about past presidents, about policy change and have several news apps…

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How to Tweak Your Triangle

Start with a warm up. The spine needs to be long so hips and lower back will need to be warm for this pose. Think of it more as a shape, you will build up to make two triangles, one with the arm and leg and one with the legs. Separate your feet a little…

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Listen To Your Inner Teacher

From a young age, we are taught to notify our parents or people of authority if someone touches us inappropriately. In focusing on one-on-one sessions, I have heard many students talking about how they experienced something like this as a child and their parents dismissed them. At BambooMoves, we do hand on assists. As a…

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Before you vote

There is always tension in the air around the presidential campaign. But this year, no matter who you are rooting for, there is a bit of fear as well. Even though I’m not in the political field, I find it fascinating. I read books about past presidents, about policy change and have several news apps…

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MONTHLY FOCUS: Dharana

(Concentration and cultivating inner perceptual awareness) Concentrate. When you can focus the mind on japa, using a mantra and mala beads to help silence the mind. Last month you learned to control your senses by turning inward to become more aware of your mind. Dharana is about maintaining focus and concentration, when your mind wants…

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Is Yoga Good for My Health ?

Yes! Humans start with a breath and end with a breath, feel the importance of breath?We focus on the breath and how to use the diaphragm to breath deeply and steadily. Which helps us to balance the autonomic nervous system, the area of “rest and digest” and “fight or flight”. Over a period of regular…

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