Tag: focus

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 […]

STANDING BIG TOE HOLD

STANDING BIG TOE HOLD

Utthita Hasta Padangustasana Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose pass it on

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. […]

Hanuman

Hanuman

Hanuman is a monkey deity renown for his courage, power, and faithful, selfless service. Wrestlers, body builders, and bachelors often look to him for guidance because of his great strength, but Hanuman’s true message is one of co-existence. The yoga pose named after Hanuman is […]

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 […]

Side Plank

Side Plank

  Vasisthasana pass it on

Kids Yoga in Chicago

Kids Yoga in Chicago

  The Chicago Herald Tribune reports on Kids Yoga!! 8-year-old Kate O’Neill from Lake Zurich said, “Wow, yoga is awesome and very, very fun!” Check out this list: Get all the stats by reading the whole article here   pass it on

Yoga Helps You Be A Better Entrepreneur

Yoga Helps You Be A Better Entrepreneur

Check out Entrepreneur.com’s list of yoga benefits: Relinquish Control Shake off Judgment Patience Checking Out Quiet the Mind Read the whole article to find out how these 5 benefits of yoga help improve your ability to succeed as an entrepreneur!   pass it on

Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan

Democratic Representative from Ohio, Tim Ryan has written books about mindfulness and zen meditation.  His legislative agenda includes stress reduction and a whole food diet.  He’s a big, midwestern guy who played football in high school and, not surprisingly, like hot yoga.  Some of the […]