Tag: GIRL POWER

Yes Young Queens!

Yes Young Queens!

The Girl Scouts of America is an organization I can get behind.  They have already taken a progressive stand on transgender scouts… and thin mints! Now, here in NYC, their “Troop 6000” is expanding to empower girls in 15 more homeless shelters across the city!  Read more […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yoga Joes…the Yoga Practicing GI!!!

Yoga Joes…the Yoga Practicing GI!!!

Dan Abramson created “Yoga Joes” because, “I thought that it would be a fun way to get more people into yoga– especially dudes…beyond that, I wanted to make a violent toy become peaceful” Available in pink and green these action figures are also great to […]

Yoga to Promote Health in WI

Yoga to Promote Health in WI

In Neenah, WI hundreds gathered to practice yoga at Shattuck Park for the 2nd annual charity practice called Yoga on the Waterfront.  Organized by Erika King, the idea for the event emerged from her personal experience with domestic abuse.  Her aim is provide a healthy outlet for […]

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 […]

BONNIE RAITT

BONNIE RAITT

“I have found so many benefits from my yoga practice… I love the calming effect it has on my mind and nervous system.  I was raised in the Quaker tradition, and yoga provides a similar path to achieving quiet, centering on your true spirit, and […]

Returning from 7 days of Proprioceptive Writing on Retreat

The steady stream of posts slowed to a trickle while I was away at Wisdom House in Litchfield, CT on a retreat with Proprioceptive Writing. I’ll be back to teaching Yoga in Bushwick and Williamsburg next week, but first I must turn 30! pass it on

Yoga Unites Across Cultural, Linguistic, and Economic Gap!

Yoga Unites Across Cultural, Linguistic, and Economic Gap!

  Meet Paige Reeves, founder of YogaVida, a not-for-profit that brings the mental and physical benefits of Yoga to the Latino immigrant community of Pheonix, AZ.  Read this interview with Reeves to find out how she got involved with this vulnerable population and discover how Yoga can […]

MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ

MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ

Apparently Michelle likes to practice naked yoga too…not sure if she can instagram those pictures.  The 35-year-old actress is known for her strength and self-assuredness onscreen and in real life.  Most definitely a feminist, many might not know that Michelle suffers from ADD, she says, […]