Full Moon Yoga Sequence to Cleanse and Release

The magical ball of glowing light, our mother moon, will be fully illuminated on May 21. The sun and moon’s opposition makes for a sacred balance with effects that can be felt here on Earth. Our moon, being the closest celestial body to Earth, has grandiose effects on all living things on our planet. The [Read more…]

Prana Power: Ujjayi Pranayama, The Victorious Breath

As T.K.V Desikachar states, “The quality of our breath is extremely important because it expresses our inner feelings.” If you’ve ever been to a yoga class, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of, “take deep Ujjayi breaths” or “let your breath sound like an ocean wave.” Ujjayi Pranayama is a type of breath work [Read more…]

Prana Power: Kapalbhati Pranayama, Breath of Fire

As Krishnamacharya states, “Master your breath, let the Self be in bliss, contemplate on the sublime within you.” The breath is one of the most important factors while practicing yoga and guides us as we journey through life. Luckily, there’s an abundance of breathing techniques and styles of pranayama (breath work) to choose from. While [Read more…]

Prana Power: Simha Pranayama, Lion’s Breath

As Jonathan Lockwood Huie says, “I breathe in my courage. I exhale my fear.” Yoga teaches us sukha and shire, the balance between strength and ease, power and surrender. Pranayama (breath work) helps us to achieve this balance and helps one maintain focus throughout practice and either bring soothing energy or uplifting energy. Lion’s Breath [Read more…]

I Am the Creator of My Own Happiness

This life is yours for the taking. You are incredible, one-of-a-kind, a magnificent vision, and you are worthy of all of the happiness you desire. Make the conscious decision to be happy, always embrace a smile, giggle, give more hugs, and be positive even when it seems impossible. Choose happiness every time, not just today, [Read more…]

A Yoga Sequence to Invoke Your Inner Badass

Let’s be real. You’re a badass. You wouldn’t be reading this if you weren’t! It may be in a different ways than most, but you have it in you. Supreme badassery lives within you! Sometimes we find it difficult to tap into this power and confidence. Here together we will breathe, flow, and fly as [Read more…]

7 Ways To Reinvigorate Your Yoga Practice

Repetition can get stagnant. Change is imperative to satisfaction and since yoga was designed as a lifelong practice and journey, we must keep it exciting and joyful. When practiced over and over again with little innovation, boredom will eventually set in. Comparable to most things it’s important to keep yoga fresh, fun, and enlivening. 1. [Read more…]

5 Reasoons…..

The benefits of practicing yoga in nature are endless. Simple and sweet: It feels amazing and is good for the soul. It strengthens your connection to the world around you as it invigorates your asana practice. Here are my favorite aspects of practicing in the great outdoors. Read More

Day 7 of 30 : Austin Yoga Tree

DAY  7  OF  30  Name of Studio: Austin Yoga Tree Style of Class: Restorative Instructor: Jill White This was one of the studios that I had to really plan to get to. Of course, I chose 5pm rush hour traffic to travel from South Austin to the Northside of the city for a 6pm class. Happy to report that [Read more…]