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Yin yoga: The Misunderstood Step-Child of Hatha Yoga by Haley Sonnigsen

By | 2018-04-20T12:32:28+00:00 July 13th, 2017|General|

Although its teachings are based on ancient Daoist practices, the practice of yin yoga is relatively new-we’re still exploring our relationship with yin in the modern yoga community amongst of forefront of adjectives like hot, power, and vinyasa. Yin, by definition and by nature, is a passive practice, and often gets dismissed as [...]

The Biggest Mistake in Weightloss by Maddie Vonderau

By | 2017-01-18T10:46:52+00:00 January 18th, 2017|General|

The biggest mistake I find most people make when trying to lose weight, get better, or just adapt a healthier lifestyle is they make it stressful. Not intentionally of course, but they go all in, all or nothing. This abrupt change is really stressful. Suddenly you’re not eating bread, wheat, gluten, dairy, meat, [...]

Hot Vs Heated Yoga

By | 2016-05-07T17:30:06+00:00 May 7th, 2016|General|

The Hot yoga craze is the one of the millennium, as exercising in saunas and plastic sweat suits of the 90s, was the myth to rapid weight loss and detoxification. Healthy weight loss happens when we change our diet to a mainly plant-based diet, losing 2-3 lbs per week. Detoxification comes from our [...]

Student SpotLight with Ryan Replogle

By | 2016-02-05T16:38:02+00:00 October 15th, 2015|General|

P.Y. When did you first start yoga and what inspired you to come to your firstclass? R.R. I began practicing Yoga in June of last year by taking Erin Erb's Yoga 101 class. I highly recommend it! I have a shoulder injury, and wanted to try a lower-impact activity. More importantly, though, a [...]

14 Days of Healing. Ayurvedic Spring Cleanse.

By | 2016-02-12T14:53:52+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|General|

Join our Ayurvedic Wellness team Dani Vani McGuire and Janice Schmidt, March 14th-March 24th. Lose excess weight, sleep better, and break the habits by joining our community cleanse! How do you know you are in need of a cleanse? You may feel tired and heavy all day even though you've eaten well and slept [...]

Big Heart to Beyond Yoga!

By | 2015-12-01T00:40:11+00:00 August 20th, 2015|General|

If you have taken the time to look around our boutique you will see we are big fans of Beyond Yoga, and here is why! All Beyond Yoga items have been American-Made in the lovely city of Los Angeles, since 2005. Every employee is hired from the local areas, supporting the local economy, [...]

Dan Hamblin Student Spot-LIGHT

By | 2015-09-02T20:42:16+00:00 July 9th, 2015|General|

Dan shares his yoga story and journey through pranayoga. Photos by Ashley LeTourneau   Dan began his yoga journey on July 3, 2012, when he took his first class from his daughter Carrie’s yoga instructor in Knoxville, Tennessee. At his request, she surveyed the yoga venues in Fort Wayne and choose pranayoga. [...]

Nurturing Hands. The Yoga of Mom and Baby

By | 2016-02-05T17:02:07+00:00 July 5th, 2015|General|

The postpartum period is a time of monumental transitions. It is an adjustment period for both baby and parents to become integrated into the new rhythms of life as a family. Some even refer to the first few months postpartum as “the fourth trimester,” when mom and baby experience physical, emotional, and hormonal shifts. [...]