About MAY Blog

My Area Yoga is an online directory, calendar, blog, and information hub for the wellness and yoga community. Currently offering service in the northeast, as well as Chicago. Our mission is to be the most comprehensive online resource for the local communities.

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Happy New Year: DMV Edition

There’s no better place to ring in the New Year than on the mat! Here’s our roundup of New Year’s practices in the DMV to close out 2019, and welcome 2020! New Year, Know You: An Asana and Meditation Journey to Connect to Intuition and Guide Intention Reset and Restore into the New Year: A […]

The 2019 Yoga Gift Guide

Unique Gifts for the Yoga Enthusiast ‘Tis the season of giving! We’ve rounded up our favorite yoga and wellness products. Whether you’re working on your holiday wish list, or shopping for your favorite yogi, we’ve got you covered! Teardrop Support Cushion from Yoga Life Style The perfect gift for anyone with a back, neck, shoulders […]

5 Nonprofits You Should Consider on this Giving Tuesday

We kick off this season of generosity with #GivingTuesday on December 3rd. This is a time to remember how fortunate we are – and to consider sharing some of our fortune with those that could benefit greatly. Here’s 5 nonprofits that we feel are well worth your consideration this season. For the Environment… One Percent […]

Thanksgiving Yoga: DMV

Need a little grounding this Thanksgiving? Here’s a selection of Thanksgiving yoga throughout the DMV, sure to help you get centered! Thanksgiving Interfaith Service The Amplitude Of Your Thanks: Hot Power Vinyasa Flow Take A Deep Breath: Thanksgiving Power Vinyasa Flow Gratitude Flow & Restore Happy Thanks Twisting with Doerthe Braun at Unity Woods Yoga […]

Book Your Yoga Retreat!

The 2019-2020 Yoga Retreat Guide What better way to recharge yourself than to enroll in a yoga retreat. Whether you opt for just a few days away, or go all-in with a trip across the globe, we’ve got you covered with an all-inclusive list of amazing yoga retreats. Find your retreat and get ready to […]

10 Reasons You Should Book a Yoga Retreat

If a yoga retreat is on your bucket list, there is no better time to roll up your mat, pack your bags, and hit the road! Yoga retreats are HOT right now. With destinations from Iceland to Costa Rica, activities from massage to snowshoeing, and accommodations from tents to five stars, the options are endless. […]

Tips on Finding the Best Yoga Retreat for You

After you’ve checked off your list of reasons you need a yoga retreat, the next step is finding the right one for you.  There’s plenty to choose from with so many unique offerings. Here are a few tips to help you on your yoga vacation search. 1. Location Close your eyes and imagine you are […]

Uncooked Pasta Sauce

Did you know that about 200 years ago tomatoes were thought to be poisonous, because the plant belongs to the nightshade family –  which some species are truly poisonous?  Boy am I glad we got over this one as we LOVE tomatoes!

DC Yoga Teacher Training Guide: 2019-20

Are you ready to add to your yoga teaching skills?  Or delve into your first training with a 200 hour program?  Check out the mix of offerings in the DMV area below.  Find your first 200-hour yoga training, an advanced training or a specialized yoga teacher training to suit your needs. Click below to view […]

Types of Yoga Teacher Trainings

Yoga teacher trainings can vary wildly in their offerings and content. But at the very base of it all, there are three different classifications available; 200-hour, 300-hour and specialty trainings. 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings 200-hour programs are designed for first time trainees and those seeking to obtain the RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) status with Yoga […]