Category Archives: Encouragement

Mantra Monday: Let the Light In

by Laura McCorry It’s easy to get caught up in living a moment to moment existence (which is not the same as existence in the present moment). You do the things that must be done to move from one day … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

How to Motivate Yourself, Be More Productive and Live a Healthier Life

by Laura McCorry How are you doing with your New Year’s Resolutions? If you’re breezing through them, chances are you didn’t aim high enough and if you’ve already stumbled, it’s okay. Pick yourself up, dust yourself off and begin again. … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If Walking Down the Street Was A Yoga Pose

by Monique Minahan If walking down the street was a yoga pose, how would we do it? Would we walk more mindfully, consciously, and with attention to how our breath informs our every step? If sitting in a chair was … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement, Reflections, Yoga 101 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Mantra Monday: We Are the Space

by Monique Minahan We are the space that holds the light    however bright it may be. We are the space that holds the darkness    however dark it may get. We are the space that holds the energy   … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Are You Holding Yourself Back From Greatness?

by Olivia Cecchettini Recently my mom gave me a stack of O Magazines she had finished reading. They sat in a pile on my floor until one day I picked them up and started flipping through them for inspiration. Oprah … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement, Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How to Move On: The Yoga of Finding Your Way

by Laura McCorry Comparison is the Thief of Joy  I recently moved across the country from San Diego, California to a not-so-big town in Virginia. Whenever I think about my old life (as I’m starting to call it) I’m sad … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

10 Reasons To Go To Yoga

Those of you who practice yoga regularly can probably think of 50+ reasons why you go to class but it never hurts to have some extra motivation handy. What would you add to this list? 10. You just can’t answer … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How Do You Feel Sexy? 10 Ways To Practice Self-Love

guest post by Christina Bird Ward Like too many women, I’ve spent a large part of my life struggling with body image issues. It took me a long time to learn how to like (much less love) what I saw … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Top 10 Yoga Myths – Part Two

Ever try convincing your friends to come to yoga only to hear one of these myths? Check out Part One of the list here. 5. MYTH: Yoga is not for men. FACT: Yoga in the western hemisphere may be dominated … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Top 10 Yoga Myths – Part One

Here’s a list of our favorite yoga myths. Do you ever hear these “reasons” not to do yoga from your friends? Let us know in the comments! 10. MYTH: You have to be flexible to practice yoga. FACT: Over time, … Continue reading

Posted in Encouragement | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments