One day, we walked into Yoga Mechanics and saw that in place of what was a long-standing retail space was now an intricate display of colorful string and notecards that asked us two questions: What do you have? What do you Need? In a heartfelt and sincere letter from studio owners, Omni and Daryl, they explained that the intention behind "The Resource Board" was to start a conversation and engage the community in a deeper way through an art installation. I'm so proud to be a
Painting by Filippa Edghill It’s an interesting experience to spend any length of time focusing only on your mind-body connection. As a teacher and student, I often wonder what brings people to yoga class. Do they like to practice? Have they come for something specific, like a workout or a stretch? Or do they feel a strange and unnatural disconnection from themselves—one that they can’t quite articulate or understand fully—and hope that yoga will provide some insight? Whateve
Photo via Pure Green Magazine Deep breathing is my favorite. I’m not always very good at it, which is surprising, I know, but I think that’s why I love it so much and why I teach it in my classes so often. Like many of you, I struggle with panic and anxiety that at times feels hard to manage. When I feel overwhelmed or am just generally freaking out, my breath is always the first to go. Here’s the good part, our breath is the most effective tool we have to manage said anxiety
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