Oneness Meditation By Chanel Brooks Imagine in this moment that your body is mother earth. Your veins and your blood are the rivers and ocean. Your bones and skin are the mountains and earth we walk on, your hair is the beautiful foliage that grows fuels the inhabitants of the land. Imagine your mind is like father sky or the universe. Your eyes are like grandmother moon, bright filled with light and yet enveloped with your depth. Your chakras are beautiful vortexes, powerful places of enchantment. Imagine yours cells, your cells are all the people, all working together, all [...]
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Is Yoga Beneficial During COVID-19? First, the answer is emphatically yes. If you'd like to know on more of how and why, join me as I tell a story.... Yoga has exploded in popularity in the western culture not only because it's a great exercise, but because it has underlining benefits when it's practiced regularly. You don't have to be a pro or super flexible to experience the benefits, just the willingness to practice, and patience to learn. So really, what are the benefits of yoga during COVID-19? Personally, I've had a myriad of things happen for [...]
STUDIO REOPENING UDPATES First - we are following the State of Colorado mandates and will re-open based on the County & City of Montrose's decision to re-open Colorado. When we are to re-open, at this time due to the nature of COVID-19, there is no way we can guarantee anyone's safety, or the possibility of contracting COVID-19 while practicing yoga at Yoga House. With that being said, we have initiated a higher protocol expected from our students, instructors and studio protocol to do what we can to mitigate those risks. PLEASE READ THIS BLOG IN ITS ENTIRETY IF YOU [...]
REOPENING MAY 1st First - we are following the State of Colorado mandates and will re-open based on the County & City's decision to re-open Colorado. When we are to re-open, at this time due to the nature of COVID-19, there is no way we can guarantee anyone's safety, or the possibility of contracting COVID-19 while practicing yoga at Yoga House. With that being said, we have initiated a higher protocol expected from our students, instructors and studio protocol to do what we can to mitigate those risks. PLEASE READ IN ITS ENTIRETY IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING RETURNING WHEN [...]
How to Start at At-Home Yoga Practice Change. Shift. Pivot. These are all words that describe our new normal since COVID-19. Most of us have been in quarantine for a month or more, and life just looks different. New schedules, learning online platforms, learning how to homeschool, and learning new words such as social distancing, self-quarantining, etc. This is where yoga is a great opportunity to reconnect, balance and find calm. Did you know it takes 21 days to create a new habit? Researchers have found that over time we develop a psychological pattern called a "habit loop." This [...]
Yoga House Goes Online! It has been an interesting few days as COVID-19 is changing the face of our day-to-day lives. Yoga House decided to close before the State mandated our closure because we want to be a part of the solution as we care about social responsibility. It's been a whirlwind trying to grasp these changes and what that means for the future of Yoga House. After a little time away from the noise of the world - we realized what made Yoga House so special was the connection we've built with an incredible community of people. With [...]
Yoga House & The COVID-19 ** UPDATE AS OF MARCH 24th, 2020** We are excited to announce that Yoga House will now offer classes online! You may find more information via the button below. ONLINE YOGA CLASSES UPDATE AS OF MARCH 15th, 2020 ⚠️COVID-19 Update - Temporary Studio Closure ⚠️ Yoga House has decided to be proactive and will be temporarily closing the studio beginning tomorrow morning to do our part to practice social distancing and keep our community safe. As of now, the studio will temporarily closed from Monday March 16th to Saturday March 28th. Please [...]
5 Steps to Starting a Yoga Practice Interested in yoga but haven’t been into the studio yet? Here’s how to get started and what to expect as you begin your practice at Yoga House! Check the schedule Start by finding a class time that works well for your schedule by checking our calendar here. The most important thing about choosing a class is that it is a realistic fit for your schedule and compliments your lifestyle. Choose a class You can read a full description of each of our classes on the Yoga House website here. If you have [...]
The Year, 2019 Each time I began to write this article, I kept coming back to the foremost thing that has kept Yoga House growing and glowing - OUR COMMUNITY - and I wanted to start this blog expressing my immense gratitude! 2019 was a wonderful year for the studio! Join me as we look back at 2019, and look towards 2020! 2019 2019 was a pivotal year for Yoga House as we had such a transformational year. At the beginning of this year we switched software programs from Zen Planner to MINDBODY to help us better [...]
Reflecting... It's almost hard to believe that just one month ago there was a huge buzz in town, a whirlwind of activity to transform the County Event Center into a magical yoga space, and yogis milling about to attend the first ever Montrose Yoga Festival. And if we may toot our own horn - the festival turned out SPECTACULARLY! There was a lot that went into hosting this event, and we'd like to tell the story in gratitude for all those that helped make this feat an incredible success. Photo by Paul Hurschmann The Beginning This June, [...]