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February 13, 2018

Woohoo! Well that was easier than you thought wasn't it? 30 Days of Yoga on and off the mat really is not that difficult. Where the challenge lies is organizing our schedule to get to the mat, after that everything is pretty cruisy. Oh sure we have the waves of sorenes...

February 6, 2018

The term 'Bandhas' escaped my wheelhouse for the first few years I started practicing yoga. It wasn't until I began my teachers training did I truly give them the attention they needed. When you first start practicing yoga there is so much body mechanics to consider th...

January 31, 2018

It is only natural that humans are affected by the different phases of the moon. We are after all, made up of 70% water and if the tides ebb and flow differently then surely we must. How this effects us in our yoga practice is worth pondering over. Today, is the Full M...

January 28, 2018

There are many ways to describe the monthly visitor women get, but this one seems the most poetic. Yes, I'm talking about our beloved menstrual cycle. No matter how familiar we are to it, for whatever reason it can throw us off guard every now and then. What is importa...

January 26, 2018

We cannot help but feel our bodies at this point in the challenge. Our energy changes day to day, which means our body is going to respond differently. I came across this excerpt from Larry Schultz's yoga manual that sums up asana practice. I find his words reflect how...

January 25, 2018

Oh, the favorable pose for many or not! What can be a very liberating movement can often feel like a struggle even for those who manage to invert on all fours. There are many variations to play with in order to coax the back into bending and it doesn't have to necessar...

January 23, 2018

Rocky Mountain Yoga's tag line embodies deeper meaning than a play on a favorite saying. The studio was created to bring community together to share the love of yoga. It is also intended as a home away from home where people who've been practicing for years or those wh...

January 22, 2018

The commitment to practice 6 days in a row is big. To do anything consecutively requires discipline, stamina and support. The lovely thing about practicing yoga at a studio is being able to try on different styles and levels that you may not otherwise put on your to do...

January 20, 2018

Once I read a book that said if you start your yoga practice after your mid 20's, it's as though someone has given you a folder of all the events in your life and it is up to you whether you want to read it.

I have to agree that when we arrive on our mats there is nowhe...

January 16, 2018

Chatu WHAT? Yes, as teachers we do "chatta" lot about this pose. And rightfully so because as practitioners of active yoga we encounter this strength building movement more than others. Otherwise known as Four Limb Staff Pose, this high plank to low plank requires atte...

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