Archive for April, 2014

What a yoga practice can do for high blood pressure

Published on April 25, 2014

As we move toward the end of April, Spring is solidly here and Summer is on her way. A lot us us get more active in the Spring, Summer and Fall, which of course is great for us on many levels. Physical activity is an important component to treating high blood pressure and general stress. […]

Be Kind, to Yourself

Published on April 19, 2014

The lotus flower is used frequently as a symbol in yoga, Hinduism, Buddhism. It is an apt symbol, given its culture and beauty. The lotus grows in muddy water. As it matures, it rises out of the mud, but always in it. The flower gradually unfolds, displaying its many petals and beautiful shades of color. […]

Creating our own happiness

Published on April 13, 2014

Are you happy? I don’t mean just in this moment, but in all moments. Day to day, we all have situations that cause us irritation, anger or annoyance. But underlying that, are we happy? That really depends on us and not on our circumstances. Circumstances come and go. Sometimes when we reflect back on a […]

Yin for You!

Published on April 3, 2014

With our last two practices focusing on insomnia/restful sleep, I am hoping that all of us are relating with the picture this week! And to take this one step further, our Yin practice (a notorious sleep inducing practice) this coming week will take us thru “the infant series”. This group of poses roughly traces the […]