Upcoming Valentines Partner Session

“Love Is In The Wordless” Looking for something special and fun this Valentine’s Day? Master Teachers, Sarah & Cole, are holding a “Playful Partner Exploration” February 14th, 2016.  Join them for a 2 hour indulgent experience @ Yogalife North. They’ll explore with acro-yoga, yin yoga, contact dance, and other playful partner collaborations. Recommended for anyone with some yoga experience […]

Releasing The Psoas

Why release the Psoas? Stretching the psoas muscles can increase general body balance and release deeply buried emotions. The psoas muscle is the centering muscle of the body located behind the abdominal core, attaching the spine to the lower body. In modern society, it can become shortened from long periods of sitting. There are a few ways to […]

Natural Ways To Renew In 2016

Shared from the Banyan Botanical Blog: “A daily warm oil massage. There is no better way to shower yourself with love and attention, and to ease all the tensions that have a way of crystalizing in the body. Choose a general oil like sesame, bring in some herbs with an oil specific to your vata […]

Vata Balancing For Winter

Winter, with it’s cold dry weather here in the Great White North, can be hard on Vata types. This increases the need for stability and grounding which can be supported with sequences specifically focusing on calm & gentle movements.

20+ Yoga & Meditation Playlists On Google Play

Yoga and Mediation Playlists on Songzas free music streaming service range from “Yoga: Elevation of Spirit” to “Classic Rock Relaxation.” These playlists are useful for those periods of time when relaxation and focus are desired. Cliche, but there probably is something for everyone’s style. Listen Here…play.google.com/music/listen

3 Poses For Performance Anxiety

  “My late stepfather and yoga teacher, Dave Oliver, would always say, “let go of performance anxiety.” My current teacher, Tim Miller, states that the Western mind seems to be attached to form over substance, substance being our essential nature. Patanjali says do your best and let it go. Non-attachment to the end result is […]

Letting Go

“All that you are attached to, all that you Love, all that you know, someday will be gone. Knowing this, and that the world is your mind which you create, play in, and suffer from, is known as discrimination. Discriminate between the real and the unreal. The known is unreal and will come and go […]

Take This Ayurvedic Prakriti Quiz

“Prakriti is your basic constitution. It is determined at the moment of conception and relates to your genetically inherited physical and emotional qualities. Prakriti specifically relates to those qualities, characteristics and tendencies that are stable. For instance, while you may experience temporary changes, like gaining or losing ten pounds, feeling nervous or irritable, developing a […]

Teaching Yoga For Round Bodies

“How can a yoga teacher help overweight students feel safe and accepted? How can he or she help overweight students to adapt an asana if needed, and still maintain good alignment and safety? This guide is unique. Written for yoga teachers, but also useful for overweight students of yoga, it can help you find the […]