Yoga

Yoga: More Than Just an Asana Practice

Yoga: More Than Just an Asana Practice

When most people think of yoga, they think of the asana practice of yoga. The physical practice of stepping on your mat and moving from posture to posture to strengthen, lengthen, and create space in your body. But… Yoga is more than just an asana practice. The asana practice is…

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New Moon Workshop Recap

New Moon Workshop Recap

On Saturday, February 17th I hosted my first ever yoga workshop. The workshop was themed around the February new moon. If you’re new to the lunar cycle and phases of the moon, the new moon symbolizes a new beginning. It is the perfect time to get grounded, find clarity in…

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The Aster Yoga Mat

The Aster Yoga Mat

I got a new yoga mat! If you do yoga, you know how important it is to have a quality mat. Mats vary in material, thickness, and grip. A great quality mat can mean the difference between a solid grip during your practice or sliding around the mat and a…

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Essential Oils + Yoga: 7 Oils to Use For Your Yoga Practice

Essential Oils + Yoga: 7 Oils to Use For Your Yoga Practice

You’ve started a yoga practice. You feel great and you’re ready to add a little oomph to your practice, what can you do? Throw essential oils into the mix! Many people say that of all five senses, our sense of smell is the strongest. Smell can trigger different reactions from…

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The Power of Vulnerability

The Power of Vulnerability

Tuesday night in yoga teacher training, we had class on vulnerability. It started with a Ted Talk from Brené Brown called, The Power of Vulnerability. I (despite hanging onto every word she was saying) laughed along with her comedic relief in her speech, knowing there was so much truth and…

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4 Things Every Beginner Yogi Should Have

4 Things Every Beginner Yogi Should Have

September is National Yoga Month, so I thought it would be fitting to share some of the essentials that every yogi should own if they’re really interested in delving into their own yoga practice. If yoga has been on your to-do list, now is the time! Many yoga studios have…

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