How To: Warrior 1 Pose (or Virabhadrasana 1)

Warrior 1 is a common standing pose in most yoga classes you will take, and is used as a frequently used as an introductory pose for more complex standing poses. Before you attempt more complex poses, I’d highly encourage you to make sure your “basics” are done correctly. This minimizes your risk for injury when …

Integrating Yoga into Breast Cancer Care

Cancer. It’s a scary topic. Just about everyone you meet will know someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, and it may even be themselves. Cancer of any kind and the pharmacological treatments for it can result in decreased overall quality of life, respiratory problems, fatigue, difficulty sleeping, lymphedema, impaired balance and several psychological/emotional symptoms. …

Let’s Talk About Goals

“If you aim for nothing, you’ll hit it every time” -Unknown.  All too often people start yoga with the goal of doing backbends and headstands because…they look cool? To impress your friends? Instagram? So you can say you can? But my question is this: why do you feel the need to do that?  Obviously these …