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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Start Anew: Intro & Beginners Yoga in the Philly Area

Have you been thinking about stepping onto the mat for the first time? Have you taken a break from yoga and need a little help getting back into your practice? The New Year is the perfect time for a fresh start! There are tons of introductory classes and series to suit your schedule. Here are […]

Happy New Year: Philly Yoga Edition

Celebrate like a Yogi! 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 and around Philly to close out 2019, and welcome 2020! Start 2020 Strong with Cassandra Kish LIVE AN ABUNDANT LIFE FOR WOMEN New Year’s Retreat with Sadguru Swami Nirmalananda […]

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 […]

Give Thanks: Yoga in Philly

Take time to cultivate gratitude for all of life’s blessings. Here’s a selection of Thanksgiving practices coming up in the greater Philadelphia area! With Gratitude: A Partner Yoga Class Slow and Steady: A Grounding Gratitude Gentle Practice The Invitation of Gratitude Heartstrings of Thanks ~ Vinyassa and Guitar Gratitude Qi-Ga School’s Out Yoga Camp – […]

Yoga Teacher Training Guide

2019-2020 Yoga Teacher Trainings Greater Philadelphia Area Yoga teacher trainings are popping up at every studio these days.  Finding the right one for you is the challenge!  We’ve got several for you to check out. Find your first 200-hour, scope out advanced trainings, or pin down a specialized training to suit your needs. Not sure […]

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!