Five Top Tips to Thrive in Your Yoga Business

Five Top Tips to Thrive in Your Yoga Business

I recently celebrated my 17th year as a yoga teacher. That’s a long. damn. time! Funny thing is, I never actually intended to be a yoga instructor. I found yoga in college as a way to help manage my thyroid disease (read all about that here). It was something...
Yoga for All (Especially Kids!), by Alyssa Wilkins

Yoga for All (Especially Kids!), by Alyssa Wilkins

Yoga is more than just a fitness and exercise fad. It is a physical and mental experience that deepens your connection between body and mind. While this is an excellent strategy for adults to reduce both mental and physical stress, it is also an excellent medium to...
4 Ways to Improve Relationships Through Yoga

4 Ways to Improve Relationships Through Yoga

Life is about relationships. So is yoga. Yoga is fundamentally a relationship-building exercise. Whether you’re building a relationship between you and source, conscious and unconscious, or between you and others. Maybe, especially between you and others. It is...
Warrior Pose: Understanding the Spiritual Warrior

Warrior Pose: Understanding the Spiritual Warrior

The warrior poses (virabhadrasana 1, 2 and 3) are some of the most iconic postures in yoga. Students are often encouraged to embody the spirit of a warrior as they’re standing in these formidable poses. Understanding the mythological background of these martial...
Why Lotus Pose Is So Darn Hard

Why Lotus Pose Is So Darn Hard

The quintessential yoga posture is lotus pose, or padmasana. We see grand images of yogis in lotus on book covers and in magazines, but the reality is that few of us can successfully do this posture. Why is that? There are several contributing factors. Namely, our...