5 Ways to Have More Good Days

For many of us, the daily grind is one of two extremes: routine and somewhat mundane, or entirely unpredictable and hectic. Either extreme can become unhealthy if allowed to continue. Fortunately, even the most spontaneous lifestyle has a pattern of behavior, and the...

How to Breathe Away Stress

Meditation and Breathing Practices are two of the most common topics about which yoga students request information. Each are one of the Eight Limbs of Hatha Yoga, each can be utilized for stress-relief, relaxation, afternoon “pick-me-ups”, and for moving deeper toward...

Comfort food that won’t weigh you down!

Cold weather and wintry darkness cause many of us to crave warm, heavy, comfort food that offers little nutrition and weighs us down with extra calories and low energy. Here’s a warm, winter dish that satisfies those comfort cravings but with energy-lifting...

Mudras for Meditative Mileage

“Therefore the goddess sleeping at the entrance of Brahma’s door should be constantly aroused with all effort, by performing mudra thoroughly.” (Hatha Yoga Pradipika, 3.5) Mudra = ‘gesture’ or ‘attitude’ Yoga practices (including asana, meditation, pratyahara,...