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The Benefits of Participating in a Yoga Immersion

Have you ever wondered where yoga really comes from? Or how you can incorporate all the valuable lessons from a yoga class into your daily life? Or are you curious what in the world a chakra is? Then a yoga immersion might be for you!

Take Your Well-Rounded Yogi Challenge to the Next Level

We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed the November challenge and we encourage you to keep it going. We've put together some questions to allow you to pause and reflect on the past month. When you sit down to answer them, do so mindfully. Take deep breaths, sip some water and create space to think about how you feel.

5 Star Movie Reviews by Astika: Twenty-Four Eyes

Every nation has it beloved films, movies that define a nation's identity and aspirations, but few have had so immediate or as important an impact upon a population as Keisuke Kinoshita's Twenty-Four Eyes.

Well-Rounded Yogi Challenge

Time for a challenge! End your year with a Well-Rounded Yogi experience. It starts in November!

Movie Review: Ram Dass, Going Home

Somehow, by embracing the fleeting reality of life, Ram Dass has become empowered to create an environment and routine unburdened by inconsequential details. The world that we get to see in this film is carefully curated by a man who is aware of his limited time on Earth and who chooses to occupy his hours with only what he finds to be spiritually

August Yoga Story: Abigail Swift

I love that when you step on your mat, it is your practice, and only you can listen to your body and know what you need and your limits. I love seeing my body get stronger as well as reaching different limits that I didn't know were possible.

July Yoga Story: Jon Larkin

Yoga has taught me to see this as a journey and to live in the process rather than in what I have decided the result should be.

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.

Movie Review – On Yoga: The Architecture of Peace

After experiencing the benefits of yoga and meditation in my own life, my first impulse was to share my enthusiasm with others. Trying to explain yoga philosophy through words and concepts is often challenging and fruitless. Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. I recently came across a movie that is just that. I've seen many movies which

April Yoga Story: Julie Kendig

I am grateful for Pilgrimage of the Heart. I began coming to this studio six years ago when I moved to North Park after going through a difficult life change. I was delighted that the most affordable studio in town--a key factor since I work in the non-profit arts sector--was also the most caring, egoless studio I found.