a few weeks ago, i overheard a couple of students talking before class about sugar. the one woman had completely given it up years ago and was trying to convince others of the benefits. she challenged everyone to go one week without sugar and report back the following monday at class. i have always had … Continue reading affirmations are not total bs
northern michigan yoga friends: my classes on christmas day and new years day are cancelled, but i will be teaching a special holiday pop-up class at balanced living the day after christmas. take a break from all the holiday craziness to chill out with a slow flow + guided relaxation, appropriate for all levels. see … Continue reading special holiday class
"yoga is just stretching, right?" the goal of the physical component of a yoga practice is to allow the body to 'sit comfortably'.* sounds pretty simple, right? when the body is not functioning optimally, it detracts from our ability to concentrate on things outside of that experience (whether or not we realize it). that's easy … Continue reading stretching the definition
my husband and i are excited to announce that we are expecting our first child this summer! a happy new year, indeed. blessings and best wishes to all in 2016! xoxoxOM
in asana and meditation, the point of focus for your gaze is known as your drishti (dṛṣṭi or दृष्टि). it is important to choose a steady view-point for your eyes as this has a direct effect on your mind. developing a focused gaze is important in working to let go of distractions, withdraw the senses (pratyahara), and … Continue reading focus your gaze
schedule of classes at Just Breathe Yoga for memorial weekend 2015: thursday 6pm basic w/Pat 7:15pm mixed level w/Janae friday 6pm POP UP basic w/Pat saturday 9am matwork w/Janae 10:30am basic w/Janae sunday & monday no classes happy memorial day!!