Meditation - What Are We Really Doing?

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Meditation - What Are We Really Doing?

I don't mean this in some sort of etherial, why are we on this planet? who am I? what is this? type of way (not yet anyways).  I just mean, what are we really doing when we meditate?  What are we gaining from this?  And what is actually happening to our brain during meditation?

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The Only Four Poses You Need To Nail Your Crow Pose

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The Only Four Poses You Need To Nail Your Crow Pose

Crow pose is one of the first arm balances introduced in yoga classes and as a yoga teacher, one of the poses that I am asked the most about how to execute. In order to do this pose, you not only need upper-body strength, but you also need core strength and to let go of the fear of lifting the feet off of the floor. 

 

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Give The Gift Of Health This Year

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Give The Gift Of Health This Year

The best thing you can give is the gift of health and happiness, to not only your loved ones, but to yourself as well.  This year, gift a yoga class or retreat to someone that you love.  Here's how:

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The Only Four Poses You Need To Nail Your Headstand

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The Only Four Poses You Need To Nail Your Headstand

Featured on mindbodygreen.com.

There are three main components to headstand: strength, balance, and the elimination of fear. Many practitioners lack the upper body strength to properly hold themselves in headstand without placing too much weight on the head, resulting in possible injury to the cervical spine as well as the muscles in the neck and shoulders.

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Start Meditating Today - Here's How

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Start Meditating Today - Here's How

We all have heard of the benefits of meditation, at least in some sense.  Reduced blood pressure, more mental clarity, better sleep patterns, even re-growing the grey matter in the brain (yes, that can actually happen with a consistent meditation practice).  We hear celebrities like Oprah, Ellen and Russell Simmons talk about how meditation changed their life.  We see the glow on the faces of those who meditate.  So why aren’t we doing it? 

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Interview with Sivana

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Interview with Sivana

Hillary Wright is a 500 Hour E-RYT who travels the globe teaching yoga.

Hillary truly loves being a student of yoga, maintaining a daily practice, and has completed over 800 hours of training to date. She has traveled to many countries to teach and has taught in many cities across the US, as well.
Hillary encourages her students to work from within during their practice.

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The Beauty of Travel

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The Beauty of Travel

…“Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.  I spent a large part of my youth travelling the world as a hippie, and what money did I have then? None. I barely had enough to pay for my fare, but I still consider those to have been the best years of my youth: eating badly, sleeping in train stations, unable to communicate because I didn’t know the language, being forced to depend on others just for somewhere to spend the night.  "

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