Author Archives: bree

Yoga in the News: The African Yoga Project

(Re-posted from YogaDork) Kenyan Yoga Boom Ignites Job Growth, Breaks Down Barriers Meanwhile, in Kenya, thousands of women, men and children participate in 350 free weekly yoga classes as part of the growing boom of yoga in Africa. The Africa Yoga … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Inner Light: Yoga for Weight Loss

I know I know… Yoga for Weight Loss, really? As if we don’t have enough bombardment in our culture to change our bodies to a standard that is unrealistic and frankly unhealthy. The reason I am bringing this to light, … Continue reading

Posted in challenge, class sequence, core values, fitness, nutrition, philosophy, practice, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Can Yoga Change the World?

Being a graduate with a BA in Peace Studies, I won’t hesitate to tell you that international development and global issues are some of my biggest passions. With that in mind, I am always looking into possibilities of social change … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Yoga and Creative Expression

Over the past two weeks I’ve been intrigued about the idea of incorporating creative expression with my yoga practice. Obviously yoga in itself is a practice of creative expression, but I wanted to delve into it deeper and allow my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Yoga in the News: Veterans Benefit from Yoga

I have been thinking lately about what role yoga has played in my life since being introduced to it many years ago. My journey has evolved from taking a yoga course in college and gaining a student perspective, to using … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What’s Your Yoga Fantasy?

I’ve been talking a lot with fellow students at Smiling Dog about the dreams of yoga retreats, or for some just enough time to fit in a daily yoga routine into their busy schedule. This article speaks to your inner … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Your Brain on Yoga.

On rainy days like this one, I can’t help but try to incorporate reading in my day in some way. Recently, I’ve picked up a new release from Britain, How to Stay Sane by Philippa Perry. This wonderful book has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

My Favorite Holiday

Welcome to February everyone. With the arrival of this lovely month comes with it my favorite holiday. This holiday is most often overlooked, as it really doesn’t change the routine of a person’s day much at all, unless of course … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Observe, Balance, Assess, Correct

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I have been re-introducing myself to yoga while adjusting to the healing process of an elbow injury. I have been finding articles around this topic that have helped me tremendously. This particular article … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Showing Up

Sometimes getting back into yoga after a long recess away can be so challenging. I remember a professor once telling a group of students, the biggest challenge we will face consistently in our lives is showing up. I find that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment