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Embodied Yoga

March 10, 2020

What does it mean to embody your yoga practice? An embodied yoga practice means that you make it relevant and real to your life. When you really learn the material and practice and integrate it more into your life. When you realize it’s not just a physical practice and you see it as transformational work.

Yoga is so often practiced as just exercise. We work our bodies so we can become stronger, heal an old injury, become flexible or attain those picture perfect poses we see on Instagram. You’ll get all of these from your practice but I guarantee you you’re missing out if this is where your goals stop.

Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years for a reason. I know for sure that no sport or exercise program is going to stand up to the test of time like yoga can. People come to yoga because they are looking for something more. They are searching for meaning, they are searching for god they are searching for themselves. You don’t need to practice religion to come to yoga but those who stay in the practice are there because they are searching for something bigger than themselves. They are up to something bigger than just landing a handstand or losing some weight.

Yoga is rich with life lessons that will save us from suffering. Yoga provides us with tools and techniques to heal ourselves. To elevate ourselves. To become powerful. The techniques and tools are taught again and again because they work. If you feel like they’re not working for you ask yourself if you’re really doing the work.

Do you practice daily? Do you apply the philosophy? Do you go within? Do you investigate? Be honest with yourself. Life is busy, this is a discipline and it’s not always enjoyable or easy to commit to getting on the mat each and everyday.

If we use the tools, if we follow the map, if we commit…….the techniques work. It’s been proven again and again. You’ll free yourself of your physical pain. You’ll free yourself from mental struggle. You’ll get over yourself and your laundry list of complaints. You’ll feel powerful again.

If……you do the work.

There’s a thing out there right now called “spiritual entertainment.” It means we are attracted to esoteric, spiritual work, books and practices and we might read and consume the ideas……but we don’t apply them.

Then we wonder why they don’t work.

And this is us just us being human. We need to hold space and compassion for that. No one has to do this practice. No one has to apply it, that’s a choice. But if you’re complaining that the tools aren’t working it’s important to ask if you’re actually doing the work.

We’re opening up our doors in a new way this year. We want to help you really integrate this material. Starting this September is our Embodied Yoga Program. A 12 month yoga teacher training for those who want to learn, or those who want to teach.

You’ll commit to one weekend per month at the studio. You’ll integrate your learned material into your everyday life in between the weekends. You’ll get the chance to dive in a new way. You’ll learn the techniques, you’ll practice the tools, you’ll integrate and apply the material.

By the end of the year you’ll feel empowered, you’ll feel clear, you’ll feel integrated.

Space is limited. Inquire at the studio or email us for more information.

You work hard for that money. You’re lower back can tell. Your doc and lady in your life have been telling you for years that you should do yoga but you haven’t bit the bullet yet? WHY? Is that stretchy ballerina beside you intimidating? Are you afraid the yoga teacher is going to whip out her mala beads and sing you a little sanskrit hymn? Welcome to the meat and potatoes of the yoga world. No fluff, no chicks, no weird yoga music. Simple stretches for your meat suit that will make you more mobile. Maybe even a little Metallica on the stereo. BOOK NOW


November 23, 2016

Are you taking good care of that sacred vessel you call your body? Kripalu is sanskrit for compassion. Being compassionate to others is what makes the world go round. But it starts at home. Learn breathe, movement and compassionate self-awareness as we flow through various postures. Use breath as your most powerful ally to create a meditative, soothing practice.

Tater Tots Yoga

November 23, 2016

Tame those Tater Tots! This class is for parents and kids ages 2-5. Play, laugh and move with your little one. We will get your kids moving, having fun with yoga poses and pretending to be wild animals. We go from calm to crazy and back to calm again. Just in time for nap time. This is quality time.

Rise and Shine Yoga

November 23, 2016

Better than coffee. This is the best way to start your day bar none. We flow and move through the darkness to wake up every part of your body. Vinyasa flows build strength and heat, stretches ease your morning pains and meditation sets your mind at ease for the rest of the day. Less talking, more doing. Nothing too hard, nothing too easy. Just riiiight.

Moms & Bubs

November 23, 2016

Its time to get out of the house and move your body. Spend some quality time with your new babe, socialize with other like minded mommas and get back to a healthy routine. All the benefits of yoga, while happily engaging with your little one.