Restore the body and mind.
It's almost essential in our busy lives to have tools to practice meditation in different ways. Practicing with the mala will help to focus you and to measure your practice—while you're on the go!
Shari demonstrates how, by using our awareness to bring attention to where the breath is and where it isn't, we can make simple adjustments that allow our students to go beyond the physical pose and experience a profound internal shift.
This practice will help you build lower body strength, tone the pelvic floor, and give a gentle stretch to the body throughout your pregnancy. You will learn how to use props and a wall for alignment and support.
Here’s a short “chair yoga” practice to boost your energy and get your blood and joints moving at work, at home, or wherever you’re short on time, space, or yoga accessories. All you need is a chair.
The one thing we have to do is some kind of practice every day. Even as little as 5 minutes of practice a day can be life changing over time. It opens our hearts and awareness from within. It’s the only way to know anything that really matters—the only way to get to shore as we find ourselves headed for the rapids.
There is a light beyond pain and sorrow that lives in all of us. This practice uses gesture, movement, and visualization to help us connect us to this inner light.
Santosha, or contentment, means keeping a positive attitude in difficult times. We can choose to wallow in darkness and difficulty, or we can see our challenges as opportunities for transformation and the discovery of joy.
Asana empowers us to shape our reality—to become more creative and less restricted—by expanding and reshaping our energy body. This practice focused on laterals and twisting postures will unlock and expand your pranic energy, inspiring you with a “can do” attitude toward whatever you'd like to bring into your life.
“What is the right way to think about this war? Should I fight?” the warrior-prince Arjuna asks Krishna, his mentor and charioteer, at the beginning of the Bhagavad Gita.