Archive for the ‘Yoga’ Category

Yoga Prop Substitutions with Common Household Items

Are you stuck at home during social isolation and want to take an online yoga class but don’t have any props?  Don’t Worry! In this video blog, Yoga instructor Cheryl Brown explains how you can use common household items instead.

Tips to Manage Chronic Disease

In this Backyard video blog, Howie Shareff, Founder and Executive Director of You Call This Yoga and Wellness Coach Deb Orol discuss chronic diseases and tips on how to address them.

Inviting Seniors to the Yoga Party

Yoga is a very adaptable activity that people with different physical needs can practice. The best part about yoga is that you don’t need much equipment to get into it, just an open mind. And, seniors can certainly benefit from the practice. Aside from its physical and mental advantages, yoga also has benefits to your…

Yoga has helped me…in ways I never expected!

Like many people, I came to yoga in the 1990s mostly out of curiosity. And, like many people, I was interested in yoga for its physical benefits. For me, yoga’s best offer was a subtle promise to stretch my spine. As a short, small-boned woman whose grandmothers and aunts all had the shrimp-backed, sure signs…

Tapas, the Third Niyama

What is Tapas? It is dedication. It is fire. It is purpose. It means showing up, ready for what appears in front of you. Tapas is the third Niyama, or personal practice of yoga philosophy. When you show up regularly for yoga practice, you will begin to notice small changes across areas of daily life….