I will never forget the day I saw a child stop his very own tantrum. It was early spring, and I was at an event for my school. I was a high school teacher and flag-football coach at the time. I was early that day. So early that I was able to catch the JV […]
Allison tell us about your yoga journey. I came into the practice of yoga after an injury. I began a practice on my own and didn’t really realize I was doing yoga, funny enough. I started doing a series of postures to heal and release—what most would refer to as a Yin or Restorative Practice.
Y12 SR stands for Yoga of 12 Step Recovery. It combines the wisdom of yoga with the practical tools of the 12 steps program. It was founded by Nikki Meyers, who like many yogis in recovery recognized the parallels between the ancient wisdom of the yoga sutras and the 12-steps that are practiced in self-help
This month as a part of the SOL community offerings to our students, we are focusing our attention on the third limb of the 8-limbed path of yoga: asana. The root word of asana means comfortable seat, specifically meaning the seat that you would take when meditating. Historically we know that people were meditating for
Please join us for an informational meeting on Monday evening, November 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm to learn more about our SOL Yoga Teacher Training program for 2019. Application to be submitted before Dec. 15, 2018. We are offering our 200 hour SOL Yoga Teacher Training beginning January 2019 through April 2019. Whether you passion
During the month of October, our SOL Yoga teachers integrated the 5 niyamas throughout their classes in the studio. Being true to the ancient traditional teachings of the 8 limbed path for yogis’ is the true essence of SOL Yoga’s dharma (purpose). The Yoga Sutra’s by Patanjali are one of the foundational texts of classical
Belinda, tell us what brought you to yoga? Tell us a little about your yoga journey! I started practicing Bikram Yoga after the birth of my daughter, Zadie, because I wanted to lose the post-baby weight and get back into shape. Right away, I really loved coming to my yoga mat because of the intense heat (105
James Hall Musician and Yogi “I have been consistently interested in the edge or the fringe of expression. This has followed me throughout music, learning and my own yoga practice.” Self educated multi-instrumentalist and songwriter James Hall got his start on violin and guitar before he was out of elementary school. Throughout his teens and
Yama is the first limb of the eightfold path for Yogis as described in The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali written prior to 450 A.D. and is the foundational text of classical Yoga philosophy then and today. There are five Yamas which serve as a prescription for moral and ethical conduct for the practicing Yogi. Generally,
“The yoga pose is not the goal. Becoming flexible or standing on your hands is not the goal. The goal is to create space where you were once stuck. To unveil layers of protection you’ve built around your heart. To appreciate your body and become aware of the mind and the noise it can create.