Archive for January, 2013

Muladhara Chakra and your back

Published on January 26, 2013

Is there an adult who hasn’t experienced even a few hours of low back pain? I am sure that there must be one out there, but I haven’t met them! Most of us get those aches in our low backs after gardening, heavy lifting or maybe sitting for too long. While we can’t prevent this […]

Chakra Theory: First Chakra, Muladhara

Published on January 19, 2013

One of our focuses this year is learning more yoga philosophy. We reviewed Patanjali’s eight limbs of yoga a couple weeks ago. Next, we will slowly move the seven chakras. Scroll back to June, 2010 on this site and you will find a series of posts that deal with general chakra theory and the first […]

Our first challenge of 2013…Twists!

Published on January 12, 2013

As our group moves toward three years together and we begin a new year, I thought it is time to challenge all of us with new asanas. These poses are in general called twists. They are some that are seated and some that are standing. Yoga Journal has an article ( that gives more information […]

2013, A New year, A New Beginning

Published on January 5, 2013

Every day, we have the chance to begin again! Each year is a clean slate. During our practice on New Years Eve we talked about resolutions. This week, we’ll begin a new focus for our practice. We will incorporate and learn more about yogic philosophy. This week we’ll start off with the Eight Limbs of […]