The Benefit of Yoga: Breathing into the Space between “F*ck this” & “I Quit.”

The Benefit of Yoga: Breathing into the Space between “F*ck this” & “I Quit.”

Found this article and love it. Thought I would share it with you all. *Warning: Adult Language Ahead!* ~ There I was, standing in the face of challenge, dripping with sweat—and for the first time in my life, I did nothing. I didn’t quit. I didn’t get angry, although my mind tried to create anger. I [...]

Yoga Therapy & Physical Therapy

Yoga Therapy & Physical Therapy

Yoga Therapy vs. Physical Therapy Physical Therapists are body only therapists. They go through extensive schooling to learn protocols to help with all areas of human muscular/structural dysfunction. Everyday they rehab patient’s painful hips, dysfunctional shoulders, back pain etc. They also often have physical manipulation skills. They can perform passive techniques to help muscle relax. [...]

What is Yoga & the 8 limbs?

What is Yoga & the 8 limbs?

What is Yoga & the 8 limbs? Yoga is about finding balance.  Finding a balance in your life.  Yoga literally means “to yoke,” translated into today’s term it means “to union.”  Yoga’s foundation is about creating a union between your mind, body, and spirit.  Just know that our “yogic/blissful/balanced/unionized state” already lives inside of us, [...]

Trauma Sensitive Tantra Hatha Yoga is for EVERYONE!

Trauma Sensitive Tantra Hatha Yoga is for EVERYONE!

First, trauma sensitive yoga is for EVERYONE. I strongly suggest all yoga instructors (advanced instructors or not) learn about how to teach a trauma sensitive class, regardless of the demographics. It will help you become a better instructor. Trauma lives in our body. It is a physical thing that has psychological effects. This past weekend [...]