Bramacharya — Self-Restraint

It's easy to give in to our desires, but at what cost? What can you accomplish or achieve if you practiced Bramacharya, or self-restraint/abstinence (it's not what you think!) more regularly? How much money would you save? How much anxiety, numbness, and emptiness could you avoid?

Asteya — Non-stealing

What does it mean to practice Asteya, or non-stealing? Find out if you are actually an unknowing thief and how to combat it with the power and practice of yoga.

Satya — Truth

Truth is a funny thing, because it looks different for every single person. There are universal, scientifically proven truths like the earth is round, gravity is what keeps us from floating away, and global warming is harming our planet. However, even these “universal truths” are being combated by not only humans, but companies and big… Continue reading Satya — Truth

Ahisma — Nonviolence

As promised, this week I’ll be going over each of the five yamas in depth, beginning with ahisma, which means nonviolence. As I stated last week, ahisma is more than just being physically peaceful to those around you. Ahisma is being nonviolent in every way possible — to yourself, to those around you, the way… Continue reading Ahisma — Nonviolence

To The Fullest Extent

We practice different asanas (poses) in different sequences and call it yoga. There’s a particular way to do each posture, a specific shape your body is “meant to look.” We call this taking the posture to “the fullest extent.” Often, students in classes seem to worry about not hitting that exact right pose and trying… Continue reading To The Fullest Extent