Our Favorite Things From 2015

With January behind us, and the rush of the “new year, new you” craze over, we thought it would be a good time to share some of our favorite goods with you from last… Continue reading

Yoga Butt to Enlightenment

Yoga butt. Yes, we all want one. It’s not the main reason to practice, but let’s not fool ourselves, we all want a little bit of a workout in yoga class. If yoga lifts… Continue reading

Raw, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Brownies With Peanut Butter Topping

Who doesn’t love a super satisfying dessert that’s gluten-free and has no artificial ingredients or yucky, refined sweeteners? Substitute raw almond butter for the peanuts and you’ve got irresistible raw, paleo brownies. These are… Continue reading

Short All-Around Practice On How To Stretch Your Time

Quick note to readers: Those of you who follow paisleyanne.com by email will see all posts embedded in the body of your email notification. These podcasts, as far as I can tell, don’t come… Continue reading

Dharma & Change: How Yoga Helps You Live Your Dreams

I believe we’re all seekers of Truth. Some of us are better elephant hunters than others, willing to call out the obvious, even if it’s uncomfortable. On the mat, or the meditation cushion,… Continue reading

Ardha Uttanaasana: What The Hell Is Yoga’s Halfway Lift? (Or How To Flow Through Sun Salutations Safely)

In almost every yoga class today, we practice Ardha Uttanasana, the Half Forward Fold. It’s a key posture of the Sun Salutations, where it’s inserted before jumping back to Plank Pose and after… Continue reading

What Do Shoulders, Core Strength & Hands In Prayer Have In Common?

Shoulders, core and namaskar hands? The obvious link is that all are accessed in your yoga practice. But less obvious? These are the topics that interested you, the reader, most in 2015. It seems that… Continue reading

Rest & De-Stress For The Holidays

Being busy scatters your attention and your awareness, and that’s a large part of feeling frazzled and overwhelmed. To feel more rested, it’s actually best to draw your attention back within and refill… Continue reading

Yoga For Holiday Stress Relief

While the holidays offer the opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends, to celebrate life and cultivate gratitude, they are not without their pitfalls. From poor eating habits to the challenges… Continue reading

Transform Anxiety to Peace With Yoga

In its pure form, the vitality that circulates through all things is called Shakti. As it enters your body, and becomes personalized, it’s known as prana. When you have an injury, sickness, are stressed or anxious,… Continue reading