Monthly Theme: Aparigraha

By |2022-05-17T11:20:31-04:00April 13th, 2022|General|

Welcome to your April Sanctuary. Welcome to April!Our theme this month is Aparigraha. Aparigraha means “non-grasping.”Take a few moments and either imagine or practice opening your hands. What does that feel like in your body? Now.. imagine or practice clenching your fists. What does that sensation feel like in your body?When we think [...]

How to Practice Yoga.

By |2021-08-15T18:44:09-04:00August 13th, 2021|General|

I started practicing yoga over 25 years ago. Every day is just as important to me and magical as those first days.  I discovered a sense of peace and joy hidden behind the fear, anxiety, stress, and negative thought stream. Many of us struggle with beginning, sustaining, and overcoming obstacles within a daily [...]

Careers in Yoga

By |2021-05-23T14:06:47-04:00May 23rd, 2021|General|

Joining a teacher training is one of the best investments you can make for your life.  A good time may be during a life transition, as many of us have had during the current pandemic. Those of us that practice yoga often become long time students due to the benefits that we experience [...]

Online Ayurveda Course

By |2021-05-17T14:24:30-04:00December 1st, 2020|General|

Join us for this 70 hour training healing arts online Ayurveda course and Yoga Therapy. Pranayoga’s Sattva Vinyasa and Yoga Therapy programs are steeped in the ancient alchemy of Yoga and Ayurveda to be able to meet students where they are. We offer the option to join in-person [...]

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

By |2018-04-20T12:32:28-04:00July 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 |2021-05-17T16:11:12-04:00January 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 |2016-05-07T17:30:06-04:00May 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 |2021-05-17T16:14:50-04:00October 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 [...]

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