Categorized as: Health & Wellness

The Healing Power of Crystals

Everything and everyone is made of energy. Gross Energy is energy that moves slower than the speed of light - that which we can readily see, touch and feel - like our own physical body. Subtle Energy is energy that moves faster than the speed of light and is undetectable to the normal seeing eye - like our thoughts, feelings, emotions, intuition

The Benefits of Practicing Yoga Outdoors

Taking our practice outside allows us to literally and figuratively change the scenery. It’s an opportunity to change our perspective. Coupling this spiritual practice with being out in nature is a surprising and meaningful change of pace.

Summertime!

Often people envision yoga and spiritual practices as cold and ascetic, full of all the discipline and things you are not supposed to do. I prefer to envision yoga and personal growth like summertime: enjoyable and full of possibilities.

How Yoga Helps To Alleviate Pain and Discomfort

The practice of yoga is relaxing, meaningful and restorative in many ways. Millions of people take to the mat daily to balance their bodies, minds, and spirits. One of the key reasons that many people who are originally unfamiliar with yoga choose to get started is because they are looking for something that is gentle on the body to incorporate as

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.