About Kerry Maiorca

Kerry Maiorca is the founder of Bloom Yoga Studio, a successful independent community offering health and well-being in Chicago for 15 years and counting. She is also the chair of the board for Yoga Alliance. Learn more about Kerry’s teaching, writing, and recent webinar and podcast appearances at KerryMaiorca.com.

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Put Your Money Where Your Mat Is

How to support your local yoga studio while staying home Experts and consumers agree: as a global community we need yoga now more than ever. But the peace, strength, and connection offered by in-person yoga classes will only be accessible in the future if you support your local independent studios and teachers today. This is […]

Confession: I care more about my phone’s battery levels than my own

Can you imagine what your day would look like if you paid as much attention to your own battery levels as you did your phone’s? Two weeks ago when my kids were home and our family was living in the limbo between summer activities and the start of school, I’d play outside with them for […]

Sitting is the new…..Yoga time!

If you’re an experienced yogi, you may think Chair Yoga is something only your great-grandmother would be into. But think again! You don’t need to give up your active, mat-based practice to receive benefits from a modified chair practice. Imagine it’s the middle of your work day, you’ve had meeting after meeting, and your back […]

Gentle vs. Restorative

What’s the difference and why should you try them? Yoga fads come and go every few years (beer yoga, doga, goat yoga, etc.), but our human need for quieting and calming only becomes more pronounced as our culture gets faster and more connected, and our daily lives grow ever more unsustainably “crazy busy.” While not […]

Yoga Poses for Pregnancy

Yoga Poses for that Exhilarating, Exhausting, Incredible Time Called Pregnancy! So, you’re growing a human…..congratulations! Depending on how far along you are, you may be feeling anything from nauseous, to exhausted, to exhilarated, to just ready to be done. But hang in there, you’re in good company! As a mom of three, I vividly remember […]