School of OM is a workshop series for yoga students who are interested in taking their own personal practices a little deeper. Learn about asanas, anatomy, history and philosophy and the subtle body in this 4 week program.Read More
It’s October and we all feel the shift — the weather is cooling, the days are getting shorter, and the kids are getting settled in school. It’s the perfect time to discover MALASANA pose. This shape creates calm, strength and helps focus your attention. Who doesn’t need that?Read More
The kids are back to school, and routines may be beginning to adjust to the new “normal”. The start to the school year oftentimes feel hectic and over-scheduled. This can result in aches, pains, and digestive issues. I feel ya!Read More
Join Jessica Baker on Thursday, Feb. 23rd from 10:45-11:30am for a mini posture clinic and discover safe and fun ways to work into crow pose (Bakasana) and transition to headstand. It's great for beginners or those looking to transition from headstand back to crow or even in and out of side crow.Read More
Ease lower back pain, lengthen the hamstrings and calves and open the hips in this yoga pose series from Twist Yoga teacher, Ali Matt that’s perfect for recovery. This series is an athlete’s best friend. Runners, cyclists and most traditional athletes can benefit from this easy-to-do pre- or post- workout routine.Read More
Sometimes, we get to a point in our practice where we are ready to really break down our asanas and shed some light on proper alignment, and take things to the next level. Ali Matt and Jessica Baker, two of our Twist Yoga Teacher Training leaders, take individual poses and present them in a way that's easy to understand, and really feel in your body.Read More
Why do we see Sun Salutations in so many classes?
Sun Salutation is important for two reasons. One, it moves the spine in flexion and extensions (the spine’s two great ranges of movement), and is a well-balanced workout. It also offers numerous health benefits beyond the physical level; relaxing and centering the mind and body, and leading it to meditation. Two, Sun Salutation gives us an opportunity to express gratitude to the sun, without which life on earth would be impossible!
A typical runner can experience anything from achy shoulders, tight legs to a sore back. Running often lends itself to tightening and shortening of muscles and high impact on the joints. Yoga, however, elongates and lengthens muscles, finding ease and stability in joints.Read More
In our “Finding Fluidity” Inversions workshop series with Jessica Baker last week, one of the postures covered was tripod headstand. Jessica is so clear in how she explains and demonstrates the correct shoulder position, core engagement, and set-up for new and experienced yogis.Read More
After a season filled with indulgences, holiday parties and family, one of the best ways to get rid of excess stress and toxins is by practicing deep, detoxifying twists. Prayer Twist will rinse away your post-holiday stress and help get you on the road to a healthy 2015.Read More