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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.

Podcast Review – Tara Brach Meditation and Dharma Talks

Tara Brach is my best friend; she just doesn’t know it. Tara is a psychologist and a Buddhist meditation teacher who founded the Insight Meditation Community in Washington, D.C. Many people are familiar with Tara from her book, Radical Acceptance.

Black Friday Sale 2018

We are grateful that you are a part of our community. Show yourself some gratitude this season! Take advantage of this special class card offer in studio or online on Friday, 11/23/18 only and join us for 15 classes for $199. Click here to purchase!

Eating Mindfully

Food nourishes our bodies and a good meal can soothe the soul but are you eating mindfully? When we're on the mat or meditation cushion, we think a lot about mindfulness and how it relates to our bodies, minds, and thoughts. But how often do you think about being present during a meal?

The Practice of Gratitude Journaling

Writing things down can help us not only to see things a bit more clearly, but it also reinforces what we are thinking. When we write what we are grateful for down on a sheet of paper we are consciously noting what brings joy to our lives. A gratitude journal is a compilation, diary or notebook of things for which one is grateful.

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: Breath of the Gods

How did yoga transform from the isolated ancient wandering tradition of Indian ascetics to its popular modern incarnation as flowing asana in yoga studios across America and the world? The answer lays primarily in the life of one man, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya.

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