Teacher's Notebook: Crow PoseThursday, September 1, 2016
Ready to spice up your yoga classes with some arm balances but not quite sure how to prepare your students for the challenge? Start with Crow Pose, a posture that students of all levels can practice and have some success with.
The main elements of Crow
Adductor (inner thigh) strength
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Name changesThursday, September 1, 2016
As many of you have already discovered, some of our trainings have undergone a name change recently. The content remains the same, but we’ve tweaked the titles in order to comply with Yoga Alliance’s new yoga therapy rules. Here’s the list:
YogaFit Therapy I is now YogaFit HealthCare I: Assessing the Physical...read more
Beth's Mung and Quinoa KitchareeThursday, September 1, 2016
Kitcharee is a stew typically made from mung beans and brown or basmati rice. I use quinoa, however, because it is a complete protein and it adds a nice nutty flavor. Because of the spices in the masala, which include turmeric—a spice that helps fight infections—you should feel nourished. For the vegetables pick whatever is fresh...read more
Immunity Trinity TeaThursday, September 1, 2016
A perfect way to cleanse the system to support deep tissues.
What you'll need:
1 large knob of ginger root
1/4 cup raw honey
4 cups of filtered water
Make it YogaLean:
1. Peel the ginger and chop into small pieces
2. Wash the lemons, juice all 3 and save the rind...read more
Ayurvedic Tips for Gentle Autumn CleansingThursday, September 1, 2016
As we approach the Autumn Equinox, the days get shorter, the fiery heat of the summer wanes, and the season slips into the dry, cool and airy qualities of the Vata dosha. Internally, our digestive fire weakens as the weather turns cold, leaving us feeling a little unstable. So, it’s time to leave the raw foods of summer behind and turn to...read more
Protect the Places You LoveWednesday, August 17, 2016
“Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is a guest post from our friend (and YogaFit alum) at Pela, makers of an eco-friendly phone cases made with plants instead of oil-based plastic.
If you could choose to practice and/or teach yoga, where would you choose?...read more