Nuts for Chaturanga!

If you’ve ever done a Chaturanga Dandasana, or fifty in a Power class for that matter, you’ve no doubt realized just how much energy it takes to do that pose. The energy to get from Tadasana to Chaturanga and all the way to Savasana in asana practice is a reflection of the quality of fuel you give your body. But …

Yoga Aid Challenge 2010

Yoga Aid Challenge 2010 at Bala Vinyasa Yoga on Saturday, Sept 18 was a celebration of community, giving and sharing to raise funds and awareness for the Africa Yoga Project. The energy was contagious and the generosity of the Bala Vinyasa Yoga and Naples communities was a powerful reminder of the impact individuals can have locally and globally. Bala Vinyasa …

Foundations in Action with Baron Baptiste

Yoga as Service: Community, Connection and Contribution Be a YES for your life and your community! Park City Utah – Sept. 10-12, 2010 Kiersten and Michelle spent an inspiring weekend with Baron Baptiste exploring ways to empower themselves, YOU, and our community through the yoga of service. Paige Elenson, founder of Africa Yoga Project, shared real-life examples from the powerful …

Yoga and Body Image

Many people come to yoga for the physical benefits of the practice; stress reduction, weight loss, flexibility, balance and strength yet what they get is more than they could have ever imagined. They receive an experience that changes their life. Yoga is a tool for so many women to heal and see the way out of self-defeating patterns and behaviors. …

Create something new from a different point of view

Our thoughts become our points of view from where we make decisions, act and live from, where we view other people, and who we create them to be. Your point of view is usually influenced by the past or expectations of the future and is limiting. By changing your point of view you can change your life. “I cannot tell …

Equanimity

Finding peace and equanimity within amidst the circumstances of our life can be found in the wisdom of the famous quote by theologian Reinhold Niebuhar, also known as the serenity prayer, “God, give us the grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be change, courage to change the things which should be changed, and wisdom to distinguish the …

NaplesNews! Yoga workshop for golfers

NAPLES — Golfers who have ever been the putt of a joke on the 18th hole have a new tool to help them master the fairways. It doesn’t involve a putting green or practice range. It’s yoga, and according to golfers, it can help improve your game. “My handicap has improved over the past couple of years, and after this …