Recent Blog Posts

The Beginner’s Guide to Doing the Splits

In the year 2019 I want to be able to do a split. Being flexible never came easy to me and it always took a good amount of time to even be able to touch my toes. Now that the new year is upon us I want to take this opportunity to challenge myself to reach this goal....

Why You Should Practice Yoga on an Empty Stomach

Over 5 years of yoga practice, I’ve heard many opinions about whether to practice yoga on an empty stomach. Some teachers say it’s necessary, some say it’s not, others say that it’s more important to eat the right breakfast. I decided to research it for my own...

Why Can’t I Do a Yoga Squat?

Yoga Squat, Malasana, Garland, or Deep Squat- whichever name you want to call it- can be a challenging pose for beginners. I myself struggled with this pose in the beginning, as my feet would always seem to rise off the ground, and I could never get comfortable!...

What is Gentle Yoga?

There are hundreds of types of yoga in this world – and dozens that you see regularly on studio and gym schedules, but gentle yoga is one of the kinds that really doesn’t get the credit it deserves. I’ve been teaching yoga for 6 years, and practicing yoga for 16, and...

Why is Flexibility Important?

Whether your a world class athlete or just starting on your fitness journey, improving your flexibility is something you need to incorporate into your routine.  So why is flexibility important? Better flexibility means a better range of motion, which prevents injuries...

What are Mala Beads?

I began meditating when I was going through the police academy as a way to help me feel more energized after getting very little sleep. That was over 4 years ago and has since then turned into a habit I try to implement into my life daily. Meditation is not as simple...