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A Safer Space

In my years of teaching yoga, I have witnessed many of the hardships my students face in their lives—death of a loved one, divorce, illness, depression, anxiety, body-image issues, sexual assault, substance abuse, cancer, financial stress—just to name a few. I too originally came onto my mat managing depression, alcohol abuse and disordered eating. You would not have noticed me because I would have been the one that looked on top of things, friendly, confident, doing all the poses instructed, seemingly self-sufficient without a need in the world. The reality of what was underneath this facade was something quite different.

Spring Awakening: Where to Celebrate the Spring Equinox

Celebrate the change of season on your mat! Here’s what’s going down in the greater Philadelphia area!

Coming up at Moondog Yoga

Please join June Hunt and Kathryn Templeton for a BIG Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse guaranteed to revitalize both your body and mind!

4 Reasons You Need Abdominal Massage

Massage Therapy is one of the most accessible forms of self-care. Our first instinct when we feel an ache or pain, is to touch, hold, and/or guard the area. Abdominal pain is common amongst children, adolescents, and adults alike for a variety of reasons.

The Secret of Yoga

Little Nia scrambled to her feet, as I watched in amusement. All of five years old, she pulled herself into a triangle position and gingerly raised her foot to mimic the Half Moon posture (Ardha Chandrasana). A tumble soon ensued, and she burst out into laughter before she inadvertently closed her eyes and took in a deep breath. Those few seconds were a very poignant revelation; a child remembered what many have forgotten – the true goal of yoga is to go inward.

Something for (Almost) Everyone

How can a power/vinyasa trained yoga instructor offer a more accessible class? My 200-hour yoga teacher training is in power vinyasa yoga, but I teach in a variety of settings where it’s essential to make classes accessible to a broader range of experience levels that usually appear in a yoga studio class.

Open Your Heart! (Greater Chicago Events)

That’s right, folks! Valentine’s Day is here! Whether you’re Valentine is a loved one, a little one, or your self, there’s no better way to celebrate than by opening your heart!

Open Your Heart! (DMV Events)

That’s right, folks! Valentine’s Day is here! Whether you’re Valentine is a loved one, a little one, or your self, there’s no better way to celebrate than by opening your heart!

Yoga & the 5 Attributes of Success

Yoga makes you more successful at anything and everything you’re interested in accomplishing. This means that yoga makes you better at getting what you want. This is because yoga improves 5 key attributes that contribute to your success in any endeavor.

Covid-19 Notification

Please note that many events on our calendar have been cancelled or moved to an online format.  Please check with the event organizer for more information.

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