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Welcome the Winter Solstice in Philly

The hibernal solstice is here! Honor the shortest day of the year with a special practice in the Philly area. Saturday, December 21 Dragon Spirit Arts is holding a Live Lunitar Music & Lunar Flow Yoga event from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. BAMBU Yoga (NJ) is leading 108 Sun Salutations from 6:00 PM to […]

Thematic Teaching

Do you remember the first time you were on your yoga mat and made the connection between the physical asana practice and the theme or focus your instructor offered? Those “ah ha” moments are game changers! Instead of relying solely on the physical asana practice, theming integrates your student’s mind, body and spirit in a […]

Practicing Presence This Holiday Season

For many people, the holiday season represents happy times spent with family and friends eating delicious food and exchanging gifts. For me, it’s an ongoing assignment of practicing presence. I’d be lying if I told you that seeing certain family members doesn’t flood back memories of less than tactful things said to me. One of my re-occurring […]

2018 Yoga Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts for the yogis on your list! Are you searching for a unique gift for your yoga enthusiast?  Perhaps you need a few items for your own list?  Here’s a roundup of some unique yoga-inspired gifts that we love. Kiss The Sky Kiss The Sky is committed to evoking a lifestyle that frees the mind, […]

Our Favorite Yoga Non-Profits

#GivingTuesday – yoga edition! #GivingTuesday is November 27th, 2018. This is a wonderful opportunity to give others a precious gift – yoga. We’ve rounded up some incredible organizations that are working hard throughout the country to bring yoga to those who need it the most.             Bent on Learning Bent […]

Thanksgiving Day Yoga in Philly

A Time to Be Thankful Gratitude Yoga Practices in the Greater Philadelphia Area Take time to cultivate gratitude for all of life’s blessings. Here’s a selection of Gratitude practices coming up in the greater Philadelphia area! With Gratitude: A Partner Yoga Class AcuYoga Pop Up A Thanksgiving Morning Yoga Hike Thanksgiving Sunrise Flow Class 4 […]

Philadelphia Yoga Teacher Training Guide: Winter/Spring

Take the Plunge The Philly Winter/Spring 2019 Teacher Training Guide Are you ready to take the plunge? Whether you’re looking for a traditional 200 hour yoga teacher training program, a flexible schedule, an advanced training, or a weekend of CEUs, there’s something for you this winter in the Philadelphia area! 200/250-Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings 300/500-Hour […]

Teaching Private Yoga Sessions

Practice Makes Progress; How teaching yoga private sessions support your professional development After completing my 500 hour yoga teacher training, I distinctly remember the feeling opposite of what I was expecting. In my mind, I dreamed I would have all  the skills, knowledge, experience, courage and confidence of a successful yoga instructor. I imagined that […]

Some Like it Hot!

Hot yoga is hot! Heat or no heat? It’s a big question many yogis have to answer when selecting their yoga class. There are many benefits to participating in a hot yoga class – where the room temperature is generally 90 -105 degrees, including increased flexibility, ridding of toxins through sweat, reduced risk of injury.  […]

My First Yoga Teacher

You never forget your first yoga teacher. She has a special place in your heart. While I’d begun with TV yoga at age 12, my first in-person class wasn’t until 10 years later. The teacher both wowed and horrified me by demonstrating Shavasana with Ujjayi Pranayama, emphasizing the expansion of her belly on the inbreath. […]