The insight meditation timer is what I use to guide my meditation practice. It is a free app that has a ton of features and is definitely worth checking out. Customize This is a lovely timer for meditation because it alerts you of the end of the time with a beautiful bell...
Upward Facing Dog and Cobra Pose are very different, yet most yoga students combine the two which leads to a very unsafe pose for your lower back. Read the post for more details...
Upward Facing Dog Pose, or Urdhva Mukha Svanasana, is a pose that I see being done incorrectly all the time. Most students in a yoga class combine Upward Facing Dog and Cobra, which puts too much compression in your lower back and can lead to problems. This isn't really the...
My Yoga Journey; Past, Present, Future
One of the main reasons I started this blog was to share my yoga journey. This post is dedicated to just that, my journey with yoga; the past, present, and future. There are not yoga tips and tricks in this post. It's simply a deeper look at how yoga...
Sphinx Pose Yin Yoga: benefits, contraindications, pose guide, modifications
Sphinx Pose Yin Yoga: a Yin version of Cobra Pose. This pose is an extension of the spine that has many benefits. Benefits of Sphinx Pose tones the spine stretches the abdomen, chest, shoulders, and lungs soothes sciatica relieves stress Contraindications back injury or tight sacrum headache pregnancy carpel tunnel syndrome How to...
This Yin Yoga playlist is filled with calming and peaceful music. It could be used for other practices as well or for background music. I love listening to it as I unwind at night. The playlist is broken up into three 30-minute segments. Which makes it easy to use for...
When I was a girl I would do Mandukasana yoga pose, or frog pose, at every ballet class I went to. At the time, I didn't know all the benefits of the pose, but I knew that it was an amazing hip opener. It was one of my favorite stretches...
These 3 mats will keep you from sliding on your yoga mat. Yoga teacher recommended!
As a yoga teacher and someone with very sweaty hands and feet, it has been very important for me to find the stickiest yoga mat possible. I was so tired of slipping around, especially in down dog. Yoga mat after yoga mat wasn't solving my issue. I was about to...
Janushirasana yoga pose has a ton of benefits. Also listed is modifications, how to, and contraindications.
Janushirasana yoga pose, or head to knee pose, is one of my favorites. It's a simple seated forward fold that has many benefits. When creating my own yoga sequences, it is almost always included. How to Do Janushirasana Yoga Pose Sitting on your mat. Keep your left leg straight, bend the...
This calming piano music for yoga has three 30-minute segments. Which makes it easy to use for a 30, 60, or 90-minute practice. (Plus one bonus!)
This playlist is filled with calming piano music for yoga. It would be great for a Hatha, Vinyasa, or Yin practice. The playlist is broken up into three 30-minute segments. Which makes it easy to use for a 30, 60, or 90-minute practice. This post may contain affiliate links. Through...
Learn about the many Yin Yoga benefits, including a deeper look at 10 poses.
I have been writing a lot about Restorative Yoga lately. It's a practice that has many incredible benefits. However, there are also countless Yin Yoga benefits as well. Yin and Restorative Yoga have become my favorite types of yoga and after hearing about their amazing benefits, it will be easy...