How to Deepen Your Yoga Practice?

If you have been going to yoga classes for some time and have done some of the yoga poses, you know there are ways to deepen your yoga practice. It’s not just physically but mentally as well. The depth that yoga gives you is numerous. I am the first one to admit that I amContinue reading “How to Deepen Your Yoga Practice?”

Why Breath Matters in Your Yoga practice

Yoga means union. You may often hear a yoga teacher says “inhale your arms up” as a cue to remind you to coordinate your arms’ movement with your breath. “When we begin a yoga practice, one of the first lessons we learn is to breathe in and out through the nose. This is quite contraryContinue reading “Why Breath Matters in Your Yoga practice”

Understanding Mindful Yoga (Full Version)

By Kelly Ravenscroft, LICSW, RYT What is meditation and yoga Meditation and yoga are both mind-body practices that can help you to relax and gain a deeper sense of wellbeing. Meditation tends to help the mind relax, while yoga tends to help the body relax. Meditation is usually a sitting practice, but it can alsoContinue reading “Understanding Mindful Yoga (Full Version)”

COVID-19 Lockdown Guide: How to Manage Anxiety and Isolation During Quarantine

By Aarti Gupta, PsyD Since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic, many of us, even those who have not been infected by the virus, will choose to quarantine in our homes for the upcoming weeks. Capsized travel plans, indefinite isolation, panic over scarce re-sources and information overload could be aContinue reading “COVID-19 Lockdown Guide: How to Manage Anxiety and Isolation During Quarantine”