Category: yoga

Why Mysore?

Mysore style practice is a specific way of learning Ashtanga Yoga as taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. It involves one-on-one instruction in a group format, but the class is not led by the teacher. Rather, students practice at their own pace and the teacher goes from student to student assisting each individually…

Yoga for Wellbeing

Yoga is a multi-faceted practice designed to unite the mental, physical and spiritual. The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali defines yoga as “the stilling of the changing states of the mind”.  Devotion to practice strengthens the body-mind connection and helps build insight and awareness. The physical practice, called asana, is only one limb of yoga. It was originally meant to…

The Health Benefits of Yoga and Meditation

Increasingly health providers are acknowledging the importance of the mind-body connection to overall wellness, rather than just focusing on the physical machinery.  Yoga and meditation are practices that can contribute to good mental and physical health. Yoga & Wellness The health benefits of yoga have been recognized anecdotally for thousands of years, but now there…