Entries by allison

3 Ways to Avoid Yoga Teacher Burnout

I’m going to admit it: I’m not always excited to teach a yoga class. Heck, I’m not always excited to do my own yoga practice. When I tell new teachers this there’s usually a stunned silence and then the questions: “But why are you a yoga teacher if you don’t always love yoga??” Or, “You […]

5 Ways to Eat Healthy No Matter How Busy You Are

Between work, family, household chores and other duties, finding the time and energy to eat healthy can feel impossible. It’s easy to succumb to eating granola bars for breakfast, fast food for lunch and take out for dinner. But what if I tell you that it’s possible to live a busy lifestyle and still eat […]

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4 Myths Everyone Gets Wrong About Yoga

Yoga studios don’t often hand out fliers and leaflets that explain what yoga really is, along with the benefits one can get from regular practice. More often than not, people form a conclusion about it based on the pictures they see in magazines and online sites. As such, it is easy to paint a one-dimensional […]

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Get Out Of Bed And Do Yoga!

Rise and shine! Getting your butt to the mat at 6:00AM may seem like a torture for some, but waking up early for your yoga practice is useful because you have time to yourself before everyone else wants a piece of you. I personally enjoy doing yoga first thing in the morning, but I had […]

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4 Ways Yoga Can Change Your Life

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that originated in India 5,000 years ago. Postures and breathing are heavily emphasized in the western world but yoga isn’t just about pretzel shapes and handstands. It is a great way to get in tune with your body and inner self. With regular practice, you may experience profound […]

4 Ways to Build and Sustain Your Home Yoga Practice

The best way to build a strong yoga foundation is to get personalized attention from a teacher. This is especially beneficial if you’re new to yoga. A teacher can guide you through modifications and adjustments that are best for your body. But I understand that you have a busy life and it’s sometimes impossible to […]

How to Eat Healthy and Actually Stick to It

Every day, thousands of people make the decision to start eating healthy. Maybe they finally came to the realization that it’s time to take care of themselves. Or maybe the doctor told them they needed to lose weight. Whatever the reason is, sticking to a healthy diet is a great step to a longer, healthier […]

Things to Consider When Choosing a Yoga Teacher Training Program

Yoga has taken the country by storm. With the increasing popularity of the yoga practice, it is natural that the amount of yoga teachers and trainings around the country expands. With nearly every studio offering their own teacher training course, choosing the perfect program is definitely not easy. If you’re thinking of Yoga Alliance registered […]

Yoga Helps Reduce Anxiety and Stress

Americans are no stranger to anxiety. In fact, roughly 18% of the nation’s population are suffering from anxiety disorders; thus, making it the most common form of mental illness in the country. Anxiety can range in severity from sleepless nights to full-blown panic attacks. Anxiety can be treated medically with therapy and drugs. But as […]