The Many Benefits of Downward-Facing Dog

Downward dog is considered a foundation pose; we use it to get into several of our standing poses. However, it’s so common, we often take it for granted. It is incredibly strengthening and it helps us to gauge where we are tight, and where we need to focus the breath....

Yoga and Mindfulness

When we take pride in our wellbeing by staying active and eating healthy, we automatically feel better; we have more energy, we’re less likely to get sick, we like the way we look. But what is it about yoga in particular that takes us to that next level of...

5 Yoga Poses for Your Heart

The beauty of yoga is that it’s for everyone. You can always customize it to fit your needs, whether you want to lose weight, de-stress or even focus on a specific area of the body. Today I want to focus on the heart. This precious organ in our chest that acts as a...

11 Things That Happen When You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

We’ve all heard it a million times: if you want to make things happen, you have to step outside your comfort zone. We know it’s true, but most of the time we’re way too comfortable to go moving mountains. Why does anyone make the conscious decision to move mountains...