Yoga Props 101: Common Props & Uses

I compiled a list of the most common yoga props. Now, a quick note: You don’t actually need any of these props to practice yoga. (Including mats!) However some, or all, of these props may help you develop a more personalized and enjoyable practice. Props can be used by absolutely everybody, regardless of experience orContinue reading “Yoga Props 101: Common Props & Uses”

Benefits of Yoga: Body, Mind, & Spirit

The word “yoga” is derived from the Sanskrit root “yuj” which means “to yoke” or “to unite.” This refers to the uniting of universal consciousness with that of individual consciousness. Yoga truly is for the body, mind, and spirit. When these are all in harmony, magic happens! It is a common misconception that yoga isContinue reading “Benefits of Yoga: Body, Mind, & Spirit”

Improve Your Brain with Meditation

Meditation is typically well known for its relaxation benefits, but the benefits go way beyond easing stress levels. There are many other kinds of benefits that come out of regular meditation. Photo credit: “Brain” (CC BY 2.0) by dierk schaefer In this post, I specifically want to share the results of several scientific studies that analyzed affects onContinue reading “Improve Your Brain with Meditation”