Yoga for the Female Pelvic Floor: Keys to Lifelong Health with Leslie Howard

Most people know the importance of core strengthening for health and long-term well-being, but the pelvic floor is an important group of core muscles, which tend to get ignored. “The torso is like a tote bag for your organs,” says Leslie Howard, a Bay area yoga teacher who conducts workshops nationally on pelvic floor strengthening to help … Continued

Intelligent Propping in Yoga Practice: Maximize Your Benefits & Your Experience

Join us for this 6-session yoga practice series course with Ellen Huang Saltarelli. In this course, you’ll learn how to use props creatively and intelligently to energize and enlighten your asana practice. These practices are precise, thoughtful, and often challenging. Practice #1: Using an array of props to emphasize various aspects of the pose, this … Continued

Clearing the Energy Pathways of the Body: An Introduction to Yin Yoga

Welcome to the Yinside of yoga and life! In this four-part Wellness Yoga course, you will have the unique opportunity to learn about the philosophy and practice of Yin Yoga with renowned yoga teacher Bernie Clark, author of the best-selling book The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga and the creator of the www.yinyoga.com website. When … Continued

Pratyahara and Yoga Asanas – The Significance of the Fifth Limb of Yoga

Our yoga practice offers a path to draw awareness inside and bring attention into the subtle movement in the body and the sound of the vibration of the subtle body. This is also referred to as pratyahara, the fifth limb of yoga. Pratyahara is the softening of sensory awareness and is foundational to working with the … Continued

Your Nervous System on Yoga – How Yoga Helps Balance Mind and Body

Studies have shown that yoga offers a wide range of benefits in a surprisingly wide range of areas. These include not just the enhancement of physical fitness but improvement in several areas relating to nervous system functioning, such as awareness and mindfulness, self-regulation of internal physiological and psychological states, as well as the development of … Continued

Exploring the Stages of Being: The Yoga of Inner Peace

Sometimes wish that you could stop the merry-go-round of our frenzied lifestyle and just take some time out to chill out? Join us for a course with renowned yoga teacher Judith Hanson Lasater on Exploring the Stages of Being: The Yoga of Inner Peace. Learning how to take a “time out” to soothe and relax … Continued

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