Tag Archive: stress-relief

Is Feet Together Really The Best Way To Practice Mountain Pose?

The instructions for tadasana are so common, so assumed in yoga class, that they’re often given nonchalantly and glossed over. As in, “You already know this, you do it a million times a… Continue reading

Restore & Recover: Very Gentle Yoga For All Levels

This entire practice is done on the floor, either sitting or lying down. It’s super gentle, in the restorative style and perfect for recovering from a big physical or emotional event. This yin… Continue reading

Meditation For Confidence

This short (one minute!) meditation was inspired by Amy Cuddy’s TED talk on body language. She talks about “power posing” and how posture decreases the stress-hormone cortisol and increases the chance for success.… Continue reading

Three Yoga Stretches To Ease Neck & Shoulder Tension

Whether you sit at a desk or are addicted to cross-fit, your shoulders will inevitably get tight, tense or sore. Often, they trigger tension in the neck and vice versa. Here are three… Continue reading

Simple Techniques To Relieve Eye Strain (Part 1)

We spend so much time on the computer and indoors, that our eyes often feel strained and tired at the end of the day. Here is some very brief information on how the… Continue reading

3 Ways to Enjoy the Moment (& Stop Feeling Stressed!)

While our senses are fantastic at helping us enjoy the beauty and wonder of life, they’re also constantly in competition for our attention. Our eyes are bombarded with lights, colors and words. Our… Continue reading

4 Stress-Relieving Restorative Yoga Poses to Get You Through the Holidays (VIDEO)

We all know that the holidays can be a tremendously busy time of year. With travel, changes in our diet and sleeping patterns topped off by time spent with family (who may love… Continue reading