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What is Therapeutic Yoga?

What is Therapeutic Yoga?

Hello, my name is Kathleen! I’m a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT) and Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT). You can find me guiding Therapeutic Yoga classes at PranaShanti Yoga Centre and helping to coordinate the Hatha Yoga Teacher Training 300 Hour Program. The front desk receives plenty of questions about Therapeutic Yoga classes so I’d like to… Read More

Minecraft and Mindfulness

Minecraft and Mindfulness

Minecraft and Mindfulness – Navigating our kids through the digital world and how yoga and mindfulness can help. By Victoria Lynes, Certified Children’s Yoga Teacher and Mindfulness Educator Maybe you have you heard the latest catchphrase in regards to kids and technology? “Digital Heroin”.  Whoa.  It’s a harsh term.  Very scary if you are a… Read More

Ana T. Forrest: Listening to the Stories in Our Bodies

Ana T. Forrest: Listening to the Stories in Our Bodies

Ana Forrest, as featured in “Spirituality & Health” magazine interview. Ana Forrest, based on Orcas Island, Washington, is the creator of Forrest Yoga, a unique method that combines physical practice with Eastern and Native American teachings. Ana believes that our personal stories as human beings are archived in our cells and that if we listen,… Read More

Calm Your Nerves With Yoga

Calm Your Nerves With Yoga

Calm Your Nerves with Yoga By Devinder Kaur When we face a stressful situation (or a life-threatening one), a surge of hormones prepares us to fight or flee. Our heart rate goes up, our muscles tense, and we are on alert. This is a natural survival mechanism called “the stress response.” Depending on our circumstances,… Read More

“As Above, Psoas Below” with Todd Norian

“As Above, Psoas Below” with Todd Norian

“Most yoga students are aware that the psoas is a central player in asana, even if the muscle’s deeper function and design seem a mystery. A primary connector between the torso and the leg, the psoas is also an important muscle off the mat: it affects posture, helps stabilize the spine, and, if it’s out… Read More

Creating Space

Creating Space

How would you like other people to feel in your presence? How do you want students to feel in your class? As teachers, we ask students to set an intention for themselves, and while we often approach classes with philosophical or anatomical themes, we should ask ourselves what affect we want to create in our… Read More

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