Ask the Trainer: Renee HarringtonTuesday, September 13, 2016
YogaFit’s own Renee Harrington is one of the top amateur athletes in the country. This long-distance runner competes in the duathlon (run-bike-run) as part of Team USA against teams from all over the world. She also teaches yoga and is a YogaFit Master Trainer. Below she answers questions about how yoga fits into her training and her...read more
Enter our Monthly Community Service ContestThursday, September 1, 2016
Let us know how you’ve made a difference in other people’s lives through community service yoga.
Whether you’re just starting the eight hours of “karma yoga,” required of every YogaFit instructor, or you’re finishing up your eighth year, we know you have wonderful stories to share. Send us a...read more
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