Happy New Year!

New Year’s Eve is always a time for reflection, introspection and celebration.  As I look back on this last year I am so grateful for all that I have accomplished… Read More→

Yoga for Veterans

The practice of Hatha yoga is widely known to have the benefits of initiating great mental and physical change. Yoga can bring a sense of calm and peace to our… Read More→

Yoga in Schools

A few years ago, I spent my Tuesday afternoons schlepping to an elementary school with my bag full of yoga mats.  I would enter the school cafeteria/gymnasium/auditorium full of chattering… Read More→

The Yoga of Laughing

I don’t know about you, but the holidays are often stressful times around my house.  With family spread out over three states, and two little girls with lists as long… Read More→

New to Yoga?

To get the most out of our site, we suggest you take some time to explore before jumping into the practice. Browse our yoga 101 section for general info on the history and types of yoga, then start exploring asanas the physical postures used in hatha yoga. Remember to breathe and always start your yoga practice with a brief meditation. If you are new to yoga, please read our Yoga for Beginner’s page

Yogic Wisdom

In times of crisis, we often feel we don’t have the time or energy to practice, but those are precisely the times when the practice is most necessary. This is what we’ve been practicing for: the situations where the practice doesn’t come easily. When the winds of change reach hurricane force, our inner refuge of mindfulness, concentration, and discernment is the only thing that will keep us from getting blown away.
- Thanissaro Bhikkhu

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