Categorized as: Health & Wellness

To Laugh at Oneself

The ability to laugh at oneself is essential to a healthy sense of self, stress reduction, and overall happiness in life. Laughter as medicine is scientifically proven. A 2005 study found that laughter triggers a function key to overall health. Laughing helps facilitate the dilation of blood vessels, improving their overall function and stimulating

Sharing in the New Year

Written by Sujantra “We must let go of the life we planned, so as to accept the one waiting for us.” –Joseph Campbell The New Year is an opportunity to reinvigorate our commitment to personal growth and sharing that new found growth with the others and the world. Yoga is a beautiful way to learn […]

Our New North Park Studio

Written by Sujantra We are thrilled to announce the opening of our new studio in North Park! After having been at our current North Park location for 6 years we have decided to move to a location that will offer parking, bigger yoga rooms, bike racks and a covered courtyard. The new location is 2.5 blocks north on 30th Street next to Ritual T

How Essential Oils Can Enhance Your Next Yoga Class

Written By: Rachel Krechnyak I rub my hands together and breathe into them deeply as if the soft, fleshy cave that they have formed is a slice of freshly baked pie; although this time the smell isn't of warm cinnamon apples or tart aromatic cherries that usually waft out of a tantalizing baked dessert. The enveloping fragrance is of citrus, remi

Core: The Foundation of Asana

Written By: Lauren Mahlberg We use the core to do pretty much everything in our bodies, from sitting up to standing tall, there's a core muscle engaged. So often we refer to training the core as achieving six-pack abs, but that's only the surface!

The Benefits of Child’s Pose

Written By: Lauren Mahlberg ...Whenever stress takes over, whenever you need to reconnect with your breath, your intention, Balasana is always there for you.

Love and Respect

Written by: Sujantra “To love yourself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” –Oscar Wilde To love oneself means to care for oneself – to be careful with yourself.

Who is Fit for Yoga?

Over my 25+ years of study with Sri Chinmoy, I have been greatly...

Why You Need Vitamin “N” Now More Than Ever

Written By: Lauren Mahlberg Vitamin N? No, it's not the next superfood must-have in the wellness world. In fact, it's quite the opposite. It's something we have always had enough of throughout our entire human existence, until now. Vitamin "Nature."

How Tea Can Contribute to Your Wellness Routine

By Emily Ruth I love nothing more than to come home after a long day and put my legs up the wall (vipariti karani), and then have a cup of tea. Honestly, I love to start my day with tea.