Stillness In MotionSunday, April 27, 2014
By Kristy Manuel, MS, ERYT-500
Our yoga practice brings us that opportunity for stillness so that we can have that moment of peace or stillness. In a YogaFit practice, we are looking for the graceful flow from pose to pose guided by a deep yet easy breath. To flow with effortlessness, the very definition of flow, one needs to be able to...read more
Nurturing Ourselves, Nurturing Our StudentsSunday, April 27, 2014
“If you nurture your mind, body, and spirit, your time will expand. You will gain a new perspective that will allow you to accomplish much more” - Brain Koslow
When we nurture ourselves through education and practice, we are more apt to nurture our students. YogaFit Yoga Therapy Program is a way to nurture your...read more
Restorative Pose Of The Month - Child's pose (Balasana)Sunday, April 27, 2014
Child's pose (Balasana)
Set Up: placing a single block at desired height under far end of bolster, then, adding a folded blanket or two at the other end of the bolster on the floor. Kneeling on blankets, begin sinking hips back towards heels and allow your chest to rest on the bolster. We can turn our heads to the left or...read more
Trainee Testimonial: YogaFit Trainee on Assignment in Northern JapanFriday, April 4, 2014
I have been unable to take any classes in recent years due to our current assignment in Northern Japan. But I am happy to say that I have been continuing my yoga teachings at the military installation fitness center as a yoga instructor. I teach a weekly class at the gym as well as volunteer my services for free to the...read more
YogaFit Egg Pose Of The Month - April 2014Friday, March 28, 2014
By Lisa Greenbaum
Director of YogaFit Canada, Senior Master Trainer
If we are looking for an overall sense of renewal, nothing works better than a great back extension. The eggs are extremely helpful in this pose to offer wrist support.
Place your hands in the middle of the curve on the egg first, as you...read more
Trainee Testimonial: From an Air Force veteran and former combat airlift pilotFriday, March 28, 2014
My name is Anne Lueck. I'm a recent Level 1 and Alexandria MBF (Warriors, Trauma) trainee and an Air Force veteran and former combat airlift pilot. I carried many soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines in and out of combat. I live in Poland with my Air Force husband and my 4 and 6-year old children.
I am so grateful to...read more
Restorative Pose Of The Month - Makarasana (Crocodile)Thursday, March 27, 2014
This restorative expression of crocodile pose is especially useful for those individuals who have to either stand or sit for prolonged periods of time.
Pose Set Up: Fold up a small blanket or place a pillow...read more
YogaFit Yoga Therapy Online Courses Are Available!Wednesday, March 26, 2014
YogaFit Yoga Therapy Online Courses are now available!
By Heidi Dix, YogaFit Yoga Therapy Program Director
As many of you embark on the Yoga Therapy Journey, we would like to highlight a few of the classes that are required for the Therapy Program. These programs highlighted below are also classes that anyone can...read more