Yoga studios are as unique as the students who practice within their walls. Some are hot, some are restorative and some are strictly fitness based. In this post, I will be addressing the types of studios and yoga that I have tried and why I love the studio I practice at now. When I first
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I recently heard someone describe what their comfort zone looks like: a nice soft comfy arm chair that is cozy and warm and you never want to get up out of. In that moment I realized that my comfort zone is the exact opposite. My comfort zone is dangerous and frightening. My comfort zone is
When holding a pose in yoga, a teacher will sometimes say that the pose may bring up a lot of “stuff”. At first I searched my body and mind for a rush of emotion expecting to start crying as the emotions stored deep in my muscles were released. I waited and nothing happened, nothing that
At the end of most yoga classes everyone takes a resting post called Savasana. You lay on your back with your legs and arms out to the side, eyes closed. This pose is meant to help the benefits of the practice seep in, your body to rest and reset itself and for you to release
Community and social interaction is incredibly important for the preservation of mental health. There is a reason that solitary confinement is such a brutal punishment, humans are social creatures. As someone who has profound social anxiety at times the thought of needing groups of people for my sanity makes me, well a little more in-sane.