Yoga Basics: Learning Sun Salutation

Yoga Basics: Learning Sun Salutation

Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskar as it’s known in Sanskrit, is one of the most basic sequences in yoga. Just about every yoga style has their own variations, but they all are based around the same intention. As the name implies, the purpose of the sequence is...
Cultivating Strength in Your Yoga Practice

Cultivating Strength in Your Yoga Practice

One of my favorite teachers was making the rounds in a crowded yoga studio, and she paused when she passed my mat.  I was deep into a pose, using all my focus to “melt deeper” and “find release” as yoga teachers are so fond of repeating.  She paused, and asked me to...
The Importance of Stretching

The Importance of Stretching

You know how important exercise is to leading a healthy lifestyle. You probably do cardio at least a few times a week and hopefully work on building strength and muscle, as well. One aspect of exercise that often gets forgotten is stretching. Stretching is crucial to...
The Yoga W.A.V.E Fundraiser in Laguna Beach

The Yoga W.A.V.E Fundraiser in Laguna Beach

If you love the idea of strengthening your local communities and happen to be in Southern California in April, check out this great charity fundraising event in Laguna Beach.  On April 18th from 4PM-9PM at the Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art, The Yoga WAVE is...