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Student of the Month: Rebecca Busselle

  This month’s student of the month is a treasure trove of pure gold, Rebecca Busselle. Be sure to give this one a read! Hello, Rebecca! Start this off by telling me a bit about yourself. 🙂 Ive been doing yoga for 27 years and I’m 77 years old. I […]

 

September Teacher of the Month: Amy Soucy

Amy Soucy is our September Teacher of the Month and she is also leading the March 2019 Bread and Yoga Retreat to Tulum!  A little bit about Amy: A yoga and movement ­junkie, meditator, singer-songwriter, and devout student of the mind­body connection, Amy is a NYC and Hudson Valley-­based instructor […]

 

May Student of the Month: Karen Marie Richardson

  Learn more about Karen Marie Richardson, our student of the month for May! Q: Hi, Karen! How did you get into yoga? So, yoga came to me on the heels of a breakup on July of last year. The person I was dating was saying some things I didn’t […]

 

Don’t Touch Your Toes, Touch Your Potential

by Rian Bodner I recently overheard a yoga teacher telling a student that if they kept practicing, some day they would be able to touch their toes. As far as I am aware there is no crystal ball gazing as part of a yoga teacher training. Let me assure you […]

 

Choosing our thoughts: Meditation in Action

by Judi Checo “Action is movement with intelligence. The world is filled with movement. What the world needs is more conscious movement, more action.” – BKS Iyengar Someone who I thought I’d lost came back into my life not too long ago. This was someone I loved very dearly and […]

 

Honesty and Clarity

by Sarabeth Harrelson People are drawn to yoga for a variety of reasons. I started taking classes on the advice of my doctor because I love running and needed to find a way to strengthen my upper leg muscles to compensate for knee pain. Practicing yoga gave me the strength […]

 

Older Guy Needs Adjustments Too

by David Kaminsky Originally published on YogaCity NYC I started practicing yoga around fifteen years ago on the advice of my marriage counselor. He thought it could save my marriage by calming my stressed-out soul. So I joined a gym with yoga classes. While yoga didn’t save the marriage, my new practice was instrumental […]

 

The weird thing that happened

by Shawna Emerick   I have just turned on my whale music.  Yes, it is one of the things I wanted at my son’s birth. My awesome midwife commented, post birth, how she loves ‘Finding Nemo’, and we all had a good laugh! Now I’m crying; the memory.  As I […]

 

Learning

by A.D. I’m a skeptic. I came to yoga as a self-punishing marathon runner who needed to stretch the muscles I hammered across five boroughs of asphalt and concrete. No hocus pocus blah-di-blah for me. I tuned out messages I feared were spiritual with the aggressiveness of a radio jammer […]

 

May this practice be of benefit to all beings…

by Amy Soucy   “May this practice be of benefit to all beings…” (Warning: You may encounter some brain science in this blog!) One of my favorite teachers, renowned meditation teacher Sally Kempton, often prefaces or ends her instruction with this compassionate dedication. You may have heard it yourself, in […]

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