Tag: confidence

New Moon in Leo

New Moon in Leo

All new moons mark the beginning of a new lunar cycle, making this a great time to focus your attention on something towards which you would like to bring more light, energy, or movement. This month’s new moon falls in the constellation of Leo, a sign that […]

ELENA URIOSTE

ELENA URIOSTE

via AL.com, “It’s a  nearly imperceptible movement, but when violinist Elena Urioste is on stage, she often roots her feet to the floor, spreading her weight evenly as she breathes deeply.  Bringing that subtle attention to her stance helps Urioste overcome nerves and remain focused […]

Meet Valerie AKA Big Gal Yoga

Meet Valerie AKA Big Gal Yoga

  Via PopSugar– listen to Valarie, aka Instagram sensation Big Gal Yoga, “Through my own yoga practice, I’ve come to love my body, and accept it as it is now.  My practice has also given me the strength to get over the mental hurdle of […]

BROWN BEAR

BROWN BEAR

Living in the forests and mountains of northern North America, Europe, and Asia the brown bear is the most widely distributed bear in the world.  Mostly solitary animals, bears gather together at special times during the season for fishing.  Mother bears den when they are pregnant […]

JESSAMYN STANLEY is BACK IN THE NEWS!!!!

JESSAMYN STANLEY is BACK IN THE NEWS!!!!

She’s been featured before on Baby Cobra Medicine, this Instagram Sensation is redefining the yoga body!  True to herself, Jessamyn discovered what I too discovered: as soon as you stop worrying about losing weight, the body changes.  Watch her tell her story on Good Morning America and […]

BALD EAGLE

BALD EAGLE

  Sometimes humans forget the true size of the birds of prey, since we’re used to seeing them from a great distance.  The Bald Eagle has been making a comeback in the United States, moving from the endangered category to “threatened.” Bald Eagles like to fish […]

Everyone’s Becoming a Yoga Teacher…but not to teach yoga

Everyone’s Becoming a Yoga Teacher…but not to teach yoga

The Wall Street Journal is reporting on the increase in yoga teacher training participants (up 18% a year on avg. 2008-2014).  Most of these people are never planning to lead others in the practice of yoga, in fact they’re just longtime students wanting to deepen their practice. […]

DANICA PATRICK

DANICA PATRICK

  Looking through Danica’s instagram account I can tell she’s living yoga.  Sunflowers, beautiful delicious food, friends, nature…not to mention her sick inversions!  It was hard to find a quote from Danica on why she practices yoga, most of the news outlets were more focused […]

via Huffpo: Yoga, Mindfulness, and Overcoming Addiction

via Huffpo: Yoga, Mindfulness, and Overcoming Addiction

I’ve always struggled with an easily addicted personality, it’s the kapha in me.  I found James E. Groves‘ article very helpful and informative, and I encourage you to take a look at the whole thing. If you’re giving something up that’s hard to let go […]

Yoga for Veterans: Still Great!! Still so Helpful to these heros

Yoga for Veterans: Still Great!! Still so Helpful to these heros

“Practicing mindfulness in yoga rebuilds our neural pathways in the brain, and revitalizes the connection that is lost through overstimulation and mental challenges like PTSD, where one purposely detaches from emotional and physical pain,” says teacher Carrie Leven. pass it on