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From: http://www.yogajournal.com/uncategorized/how-are-you-breathing-1/ (http://www.yogajournal.com/uncategorized/how-are-you-breathing-1/ http://) Yogis know how essential the breath is to any activity, and especially to staying present and focused moment to moment. When we head into a workout, though, we sometimes forget everything we learned on the mat. As our exertion ramps up, our breathing grows erratic and shallow or doesn’t suit the task at hand. We miss the opportunity to use the breath to stay relaxed and on task. Happily, we can change this with a ..
From: http://www.cleaneatingmag.com/recipes/classics-made-clean/mole-chicken-chili/ (http://www.cleaneatingmag.com/recipes/classics-made-clean/mole-chicken-chili/http://) Serves: 8 Hands-on time: 18 minutes Total time: 50 minutes INGREDIENTS: • 2 tsp olive oil • 1 large yellow onion, diced • 1 clove garlic, minced • 2 lb ground chicken breast • 1 tsp chipotle chile powder • 1 tsp ancho chile powder • 1 tsp ground cumin • 1 tsp ground cinnamon • 1/2 tsp paprika • 1/2 tsp ground cl ..
When did you start doing yoga and where? We both started practicing yoga at home about 15 years ago, when we saw a yoga video series called, “Yoga for Surfers.” Then we started at Yoga Tribe when they first opened and Jeff has been hooked ever since. Julie took a break for a while until the Power Flow classes began which is more her speed! How often do you practice yoga? We both practice in the studio about three times a week. In addition, Jeff usually does a couple of postures at home or at work every day. Why do you practice yoga? Yoga ..
What is your hometown? Huntington Beach What was your childhood aspiration? I remember always wanting to be like my mom, whatever she was doing I wanted to do. When and where was your first yoga class? My first class was at corepower in 2009, shortly after that I found Yoga Tribe and that’s when I really got hooked. Who is your most influential teacher and why? My yoga, because it will never stop teaching me. And Robin Hall because she has influenced me more than any teacher I’ve ever had (and more than she will ever know) by guiding me to ..
Pyramid Pose (Parsvottanasana) parsva = side, flank ut = intense tan = to stretch or extend (compare the Latin verb tendere, to stretch or extend) Benefits - Calms the brain - Stretches the spine, shoulders and wrists (in the full pose), hips and hamstrings - Strengthens the legs - Stimulates the abdominal organs - Improves posture and sense of balance - Improves digestion Step by Step 1. Stand in Tadasana . With an exhalation, step or lightly jump your feet 3½ to 4 feet apart. Rest your hands on your hips. Turn your left fo ..
From: http://www.yogajournal.com/article/beginners/the-meaning-of-quot-namaste-quot/ (http://www.yogajournal.com/article/beginners/the-meaning-of-quot-namaste-quot/http://) So, what does Namaste mean anyway? The gesture Namaste represents the belief that there is a Divine spark within each of us that is located in the heart chakra. The gesture is an acknowledgment of the soul in one by the soul in another. Definition of Namaste Nama means bow, as means I, and te means you. Therefore, namasteliterally means “bow me you” or “I bow to you ..
From: http://lecremedelacrumb.com/2014/09/apple-crisp-stuffed-apples.html ( From: http://lecremedelacrumb.com/2014/09/apple-crisp-stuffed-apples.htmlhttp://) PREP TIME:15 mins COOK TIME:15 mins TOTAL TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS • 8 apples • 4 tablespoons butter • ⅓ cup brown sugar • ½ teaspoon cinnamon crumble topping • ½ cup flour • ¼ cup oats • ⅓ cup brown sugar • ¼ cup sugar • ¼ teaspoon salt • ½ teaspoon cinnamon • 4 tabl ..
When did you start doing yoga and where? I started taking yoga about 18 years ago in the basement of a church in Ventura, CA. I started hot yoga with Yoga Tribe last spring and this is when I started making it a part of my daily life. How often do you practice yoga? I try to go 6-7 days a week Why do you practice yoga? I practice yoga for so many reasons. I want to take good care of myself, so that I may be strong for others in my life and so that I grow old gracefully and with as few medical issues as possible. I am very active and love to be challenged ..
What is your hometown? Huntington Beach, CA What was your childhood aspiration? I wanted to be a lunch lady. There was this really cool lunch lady when I was in elementary school and she always had wild fingernails which I thought were the coolest ever and she was the nicest lady, I remember thinking she was so awesome I wanted to be just like her. When and where was your first yoga class? Core power Who is your most influential teacher and why? I think all teachers are influential. I learn something from every teacher especially here Jason - has taught me ..
Garland Pose (Malasana) How-to: 1. Squat with your feet as close together as possible. (Keep your heels on the floor if you can; otherwise, support them on a folded mat.) 2. Separate your thighs slightly wider than your torso. Exhaling, lean your torso forward and fit it snugly between your thighs. 3. Press your elbows against your inner knees, bringing your palms to together in Anjali Mudra (Salutation Seal), and resist the knees into the elbows. This will help lengthen your front torso. 4. To go further, press your inner thighs against the sides ..
- How Are You Breathing?
- Yoga Recipe: Mole Chicken Chili
- Student of the Month December 2014: Jeff and Julie Bishop
- Teacher of the Month December 2014: Julia Borkenhagen
- Featured Yoga Posture December 2014: Pyramid Pose (Parsvottanasana)
- The Meaning of Namaste
- Yoga Recipe: Apple Crisp Stuffed Baked Apples
- Student of the Month November 2014: Lori Vincent
- Teacher of the Month November 2014: Nicole Granado
- Featured Yoga Posture November 2014: Garland Pose (Malasana)