For kids, Yoga helps to counteract the everyday pressures of school, busy schedules and the incessant bombardment of technology in their lives. Through Yoga, kids learn relaxation, inner fulfillment, self esteem and body awareness in a setting that non competitive and compassionate. Children derive enormous benefits from yoga. Physically, it enhances their flexibility, strength, coordination, […]
Styles of Yoga
Learn about the different styles of Yoga below or through the quick links on the right.
Called the yoga of consciousness, Kripalu puts great emphasis on proper breath, alignment, coordinating breath and movement, and “honoring the wisdom of the body” — you work according to the limits of your individual flexibility and strength. Alignment follows awareness. Students learn to focus on the physical and psychological reactions caused by various postures to […]
Kundalini yoga in the tradition of Yogi Bhajan, who brought the style to the West in 1969. Before that time it was only taught in a master to student lineage and was known only by dedicated deciples of the master. It focuses on the controlled release of Kundalini energy. The practice involves classic poses, breath, […]
Meditation is a self-directed or guided practice for relaxing the body and calming the mind. Most meditative techniques have come to the West from Eastern religious practices, particularly India, China, and Japan, but can be found in all cultures of the world. Until recently, the primary purpose of meditation has been religious, although its health benefits have […]
A prenatal Yoga practice is similar to a typical Yoga practice, combining Yoga poses, breathing and meditation. While there are some Yoga poses that you should not attempt while pregnant, most are safe during pregnancy. When combined with cardiovascular exercise, Yoga helps pregnant women gain an appropriate amount of weight and stay strong and limber. […]