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
Rx for the WristsWednesday, August 17, 2016
Wrist pain or discomfort is one of the most common complaints we hear from our students—particularly those whose work depends on sitting in front of a computer for hours. And, unfortunately, we know that stiff or sore wrists can make doing certain types of yoga (think vinyasa with its chaturangas, up dogs and down dogs) out of reach for...read more
YogaLean: Tame the HeatMonday, August 1, 2016
The lazy, hazy days of Summer are upon us, and it’s pretty safe to say that most of us are looking for ways to cool down. Ayurveda says that summer is “pitta” time, where we experience the sun’s unrelenting heat, which can leave us pitta types feeling irritable, dehydrated and short-tempered, and to add insult to injury,...read more
Doris' YogaFit Story #IAMYOGAFITMonday, August 1, 2016
“I came to my mat to feel better physically, but the healing powers of yoga are what keep me practicing.”
Our Mission: Sharing stories from our amazing YogaFit Family with the world. Thank you Doris Caceras for helping us get to know you better.
Teacher's Notebook: Yoga Chair SequenceSunday, July 31, 2016
Chair Yoga is a highly adaptive class that allows anyone to reap the benefits of yoga, with very few risks. Ideal for people coming off an injury, people who don't feel comfortable in a more conventional vinyasa class, and for those who need a little extra assistance with balance or strength.
Mini Sun Salutation...read more
Ask the Trainer: Kristy ManuelSunday, July 31, 2016
YogaFit’s Master Trainer, Kristy Manuel, answers our questions about trauma-sensitive yoga.
Q: I don’t teach yoga to veterans, early responders or others who suffer from major trauma. But I do have students coming to class who have high anxiety, depression, major body issues, or other reasons for needing extra...read more