Habits, we all have them

In yoga we talk about habits, the habits of how we stand for example. Are you one that locks your knees? This is no national statistic by WEBMD but from my experience as a teacher, I would say 70% of the population locks their knees when they stand. Look around the subway platform next time…

Fear, what ARE you afraid of?

Where does fear come from? It seems to sit in a place of unknowing. We learn this with racism; often people who are racist do not know people of another race, culture or religion. In us it stems from a similar place – not knowing ourselves and having doubt. How often do you spend time…

Giving Our Power Away

The past two months I have spent much time at the doctor’s office under tests to better understand my body from a physical/western sense. And as I went in every other day to be monitored, I found that the nurse thought I was a robot. I wanted to share my findings of how my body…

Is desire bad?

Desire, per the online definition, a strong feeling of wanting to have something or wishing for something to happen. Often we forget to allow ourselves to have desire. On Tuesday night, I desire a bath and it completely allows my body to relax, and there are days where people want me to do something and…

Meditesh w/ Paul Wolf & Moto Fukushima

Rock Music For Meditation, Yoga, And Spiritual Movement   Hear the sound that moves prana through your soul and journey toward your deepest inner self. As a participant in the Meditesh experience, choose the effect through meditation, yoga or dance, as the energy of the music shifts in accordance with the energy of the room.…

Benefits of the Pigeon Pose

Everyone can benefit from the hip opener known as pigeon pose, or Eka Pada Rajakapotasana. Stress and tension can build up in the hips and create tightness. Practicing pigeon can make for supple, more flexible hips. Sometimes this pose will take your breath away with its depth, but stick with it and you’ll notice the…

Awaken Your Creative Power

Awaken Your Creative Power We’ve heard the expression ‘heart and soul’ about a million times in our lives. For example, ‘I’ve put my ‘heart and soul’ into this (whether it be a creative project or a meal we’ve cooked) or ‘I love you with all of my ‘heart and soul.” We all know what the…

Refining Your Physical Practice Part 1 w/ Suzanne on Feb 27

When we hold a pose, we allow our bodies to experience the benefits of the practice. The one of our two-part series will include: •Pranayama (breathing) techniques •Warrior, Chair, Tree, Down Dog, Brigde, Shoulder Stand, Seated Forward Fold, Extended Corpse Pose •5 Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (Yoga Philosophy) •Healthy Eating Saturday February 27th 3:30 –…

Yoga For Focus and Relief

A solid yoga practice not only helps you chill out, but also helps the mind to focus. If you’re feeling overwhelmed or unable to concentrate, this yoga will clear a busy head and offer some relaxing relief. Though it may seem that yoga is more of a physical workout technique, it works on the mental…

King Dancer Pose

King Dancer is a hard pose, but you can do it! This pose requires balance, flexibility, and strength all at once; most importantly, it requires patience, time, and breath. When you are in this pose, your chest opens, your breath grows deeper, and you feel strong and stable with your foot rooting into the ground—it’s…