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Do You Have to Be Flexible to Start a Yoga Practice?

2020-01-16T15:14:55-07:00

Do You Have to Be Flexible to Start a Yoga Practice? As a yoga instructor, I often hear my friends say something along the lines of “Oh, I’m not flexible enough to do yoga” or even, “I’d love to try yoga but I can’t touch my toes.”  The idea that you have to be a naturally flexible or bendy person to start a yoga practice is a MYTH. In fact, often the opposite is true and beginners are drawn to yoga as a tool to increase flexibility. This was true for me when I first began practicing yoga. As [...]

Do You Have to Be Flexible to Start a Yoga Practice?2020-01-16T15:14:55-07:00

The Top 5 Benefits of Pranayama

2020-01-15T08:57:09-07:00

Benefits of Pranayama Yoga is rich with many philosophies, traditions, and even science in the practice. We love that it’s called a practice since each day we continue to discover so many aspects of the ancient discipline. Today, we uncover what is pranayama and its top 5 benefits.  Prana means ‘life force’ or ‘breath’ and ayama means ‘control’ or ‘restraint.’ Together, pranayama is considered “control of the breath” and practiced as a variety of yogic breathing techniques or exercises. Pranayama is the fourth pillar of the 8-limb meditative path described in Pantajali’s Yoga Sutras. Breath is considered the most [...]

The Top 5 Benefits of Pranayama2020-01-15T08:57:09-07:00

Looking towards 2020

2019-12-18T13:22:14-07:00

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 [...]

Looking towards 20202019-12-18T13:22:14-07:00

Yoga House & Revive Body & Soul Parnter

2019-11-05T22:44:45-07:00

Yoga House & Revive Body & Soul Partner Classes to Benefit Life Choices Family Resource Center Revive Body and Soul Yoga founder, Cheri Axtell and owner of Yoga House have partnered together using yoga as their vehicle. On a quest to support each other's  goals, the two entities were brainstorming on how they could collaborate on a bigger mission. In no time, it became clear to provide a class that would benefit a charity in the community. Thus, Revive at Yoga House! Revive at Yoga House will be lead by Revive Body & Soul instructors (some of whom are [...]

Yoga House & Revive Body & Soul Parnter2019-11-05T22:44:45-07:00

Nutritional Workshop at Yoga House

2019-08-20T14:39:54-07:00

Nutrition The Trends, The Basics, and What Will Work for You A valuable workshop discovering and learning about: Trends such as fad diets, the truth about wheat, gluten, dairy, and sugars Eating Whole Foods for a healthy body Why a multivitamin is ALMOST always useful - and what kinds to look for Time for individual questions and needs to be covered About Marcy My name is Marsi Steigerwald, I graduated with a degree focused on global public health and human nutrition. I have not only studied nutrition but I also live it; following numerous diagnoses of [...]

Nutritional Workshop at Yoga House2019-08-20T14:39:54-07:00

Yoga House Turns 1!

2019-08-20T14:40:11-07:00

Yoga House's 1st Birthday! Year One The first thing that comes to mind as we celebrate our first year is GRATITUDE. I have immense gratitude for the instructors who walked into my life to take a chance on being a part of a brand new studio. I have incredible gratitude for the people that have walked through these doors to check us out - with many who've become our community, and our family. Gratitude for those that have reached out to hold seminars, workshops, and to partner with us. This is just a quick moment to look back at [...]

Yoga House Turns 1!2019-08-20T14:40:11-07:00

International Day of Yoga at Yoga House

2019-06-26T03:57:11-07:00

International Day of Yoga What is International Day of Yoga? In 2014, The United Nations declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga, and a record 175 member states have joined in the celebration! On this International Day of Yoga, help us brighten up the world by sharing your inner light! We invite you to make a conscious and awakened choice to improve someone else's day in whatever way feels natural to you. Collectively, we have the potential to create millions of connections and positive ripples that can make a meaningful and significant impact on society. [...]

International Day of Yoga at Yoga House2019-06-26T03:57:11-07:00

Mala Bead Workshop

2019-08-20T14:40:43-07:00

Mala Bead Workshop with Darc Moon What are Mala Beads? Simply put, mala beads are a strand of beads used in meditation practice. Usually to count mantras and to help you sit in silence. To artist, Lynnea, they are much more. From Darc Moon's website, Lynnea explains: Mala beads are more than an accessory. Mala beads are an ancient tool that was developed to keep the mind focused on the practice of meditation. Mala's originate from Buddhism and Hinduism, but you do not to have to be religious or spiritual to wear mala beads. A mala can simply be [...]

Mala Bead Workshop2019-08-20T14:40:43-07:00

Private Classes Now Offered!

2019-06-03T02:10:24-07:00

Expanded Offerings: Private Yoga Classes Private Sessions Certified Instructor, Melissa Lowe will walk you through the basics, all the way to advanced asanas with the ability to choose what type of class and format you are seeking. Private classes are great for beginners to discover basic poses, asanas, sequences, terms, and breath; as well as great for the advanced practitioners to satisfy further development in practice - be it inversions, advanced balance poses, pranayama, and more. What is Offered for Private Yoga Classes? Private yoga sessions are one-on-one classes with a certified yoga instructor. Classes are tailored [...]

Private Classes Now Offered!2019-06-03T02:10:24-07:00

Yoga Trapeze Begins in June!

2019-05-23T03:52:49-07:00

Yoga Trapeze What is Yoga Trapeze? Recently, Instructor and Owner, Melissa Lowe became a certified Yoga Trapeze instructor and here at Yoga House, we are excited to be offering this unique, challenging and incredibly fun class! So what is this Yoga Trapeze? A yoga trapeze is a swing-like contraption that allows you to hang from it in various ways. It also acts as a tool in many other yoga postures and muscle strengthening techniques. - The Journey Junkie The Yoga Trapeze is very similar to the Yoga Swing, or Aerial Yoga, but Yoga Trapeze stands on its own - its own brand, equipment, [...]

Yoga Trapeze Begins in June!2019-05-23T03:52:49-07:00