STUDY FINDS BREATHING AFFECTS FEAR AND MEMORY.

Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered that breathing patterns affect part of the brain that are responsible for smell, emotion and memory. Of course if you have ever taken a yoga class from me you already knew that, It’s why I sound like a broken record and I even received a not so stellar review for repeating…

IS HOT YOGA A HOTBED FOR INFECTIONS? How To Prevent Infections.

Unlike other business like restaurants who are regulated and overseen by the Health Department and Sports clubs who follow strict guidelines set by the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association. Yoga studios ARE NOT subject to strict sanitary standards. Yes re-read the last line: yoga studios aren’t subject to strict sanitary standards so the only advocate you have for your health is YOU.

Private Yoga by Victor Lomeli . Not Just For Celebrities.

. I think the only time I really liked it dark in the class was on the days when Matt Bomer would come to practice,as he practiced topless and it was a major distraction for the ladies and the men. Not complaining. If you are a member at Equinox then you have probably heard of something called The Pursuit. It’s basically like being inside a video, I love it for Spinning however that tool was not one that

Urdhva Vrikshasana: Upward Tree Position

The second in the series THINK CLASS IS TOO EASY? First pose in the Sun Salutation A :Urdhva Vrikshasana Let’s break it down beloved. Here is the translation. Urdhva (ऊर्ध्व, Ūrdhva) = up, upwards Vriksha (वृक्ष, Vṛkṣa) = Tree, especially with visible Blossoms or Fruits Asana (आसन, Āsana) = Position, Posture, Pose And here is…

Think Yoga Class Is Too Easy? Quit Thinking and Start Doing.

“After a year in a ‘beginner’ class, both my teacher and I felt I had ‘advanced’ enough I should be in an ‘advanced’ class — but there was no such class nearby, at a time I could attend. So I kept going to the beginner class for another three years, always feeling that it was…

UJJAYI BREATH. The Main Focal Point in Our Practice.

“…Not just a physical ability but an ability to relate to world around us and to discover the world within us…”-David Swenson This video by David Swenson is very informative. I have highlighted some of the points in this video and also put my two cents in. Pronounced OOH JAH E. Ujjayi is basically the…