Written June 13, 2018 by Yoga Mountain
We are recognizing this auspicious day at our studio for the first time, this year on Thursday, June 21st, 2018.
Each class will be guided with a special meditation, prayer, ritual and/or practice in honor of this day and the shifting of the sun. Sienna will hold a special ritual right after her 9:30 AM class lets out at 11:00 taken from her travels to India. For those who want to participate, this event is FREE to the public and will end at 11:30 before the therapeutic class begins.
Yoga is regarded as one of the most effective methods of establishing a connection between the body-minds by Indian sages since time ... Read More
Written June 06, 2018 by Yoga Mountain
It never fails to surprise me how Acroyoga positively impacts the lives of those who play.
I have been practicing Acroyoga since 2008 and have played with kids as young as 2 and as old as 66 . I have taught in different countries around the world and to cultures that are very foreign to me. No matter the nationality, age, gender, language spoken, etc. I have found that this practice of creative, kind, supportive touch brings so much joy, or “Whole-hearted Happiness” to those observing and/or participating.
The benefits of Acroyoga are undeniable and can not only be created spontaneously, but they are portable and can be ... Read More
Written May 20, 2018 by Yoga Mountain
During the workshop, we will stretch, compress, twist and uplift the abdomen. We will do this with breath and bodywork, asana, pranayama, kria, and bandha. Experientially we clarify which abdominal muscles do what, how the psoas and diaphragm relate, how many diaphragms you have, what the health of the belly has to do with the health of the spine, and also a Kula Yoga sequence merging bandha work with vinyasa flow (kudos to Schuyler Grant).
Post-workshop you are primed to dive deeper into an Ayurvedic Cleanse which is offered separately.
You will be finished with your Summer Renewal before THE SUMMER EQUINOX entering the fullness of summer with a grounded, centered and cleared internal space.
You ... Read More
Written April 23, 2018 by Yoga Mountain
Within the yogic context, the breath is much more than the oxygen we breathe. The breath is the life force that enlivens our physical bodies and it is the power that awakens the latent abilities in our human incarnation.
The breath links our body to our mind. It unites our inner and outer environments and it connects us to the sacred source of inspiration.By allowing this divine source to penetrate our awareness and our body through the senses and through the mind, we are communing with creation. In every cycle of spontaneous breath we can find an oracle, if we wish, filled with the divine ... Read More
Written March 04, 2018 by Yoga Mountain
Feet! They are always with us and for that reason, it is easy to take our feet for granted. Just by paying attention to your two heels, ten toes, and buoyant arches you can learn how they impact your capacity to stand and walk in the world on many levels.
If you look at the soles of your shoes you will see where you habitually bear the weight of your body. Conversely, if you look at your feet you can gather some interesting information about how your shoes are helping your developing bunions, plantar fasciitis, and hammertoes!
The feet are the foundation of your posture and with proper attention, you can do a lot about their overall health. So, ask yourself,…..”What would ... Read More