Tag Archive: prana

Understanding & Working With Emotion: A User’s Guide

For the first six months of my yoga practice, every time I held the yoga pose Upward Bow I would cry. Tears would well up and seep out, and I had no idea why.… Continue reading

Meditation on Noticing the Inner Body

The longer you practice yoga, the more intimate your relationship with yourself becomes. A part of that intimacy is noticing the depth and richness of your presence. On a subtle level this speaks to… 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

The Best Thing To Do When You’re Stressed (Bonus; It’s Free!)

Stress is a killer. It’s the source of sickness, fatigue, loss of productivity and grey hair. There will always be stress; it’s an unavoidable part of life, but one that’s necessary for growth. Stressful… Continue reading

Yoga Class: The Light Body & Pigeon Pose

Underneath the physical form of any yoga asana is the energetic form of the prana body. When we line up just right, we bring the outer form and the inner/prana body (the pranamaya kosha) together.… Continue reading

Meditation & Breath to Restore Energy

Seems almost everyone I know is experiencing some sort of turmoil or huge transformation right now. In this time of need, it’s even more important to center ourselves and clear our minds, so I created… Continue reading

The Best Yoga Breath to Find Balance

If your yoga teacher is worth her salt, she’ll remind you to breathe. If she’s really skilled, she’ll teach you how to breathe. We forget to breathe consciously all the time, don’t we? Simply… Continue reading

Five Ways To Deepen Forward Folds In Yoga

Why do we want to Forward Fold? Well for one, tight legs can create problems for the low back. But also, Forward Bends encourage us to turn our awareness inwards, something that goes a long… Continue reading