Yoga Hop #10 – East Wind Yoga

Yoga Hop 2014: East Wind Yoga This week’s random thought: When we stay in the present moment it becomes nearly impossible to feel anything but good; to notice the small things that ordinarily don’t catch our full attention. A stranger’s smile, a...

Yoga Hop #9 – Radiant Yoga

Yoga Hop 2014: Radiant   I had heard Radiant Yoga in Eldorado Hills would help me get nice and sweaty. I also heard that it was a different kind of heat. Now I understand that it’s radiant heat, hence the name of the studio. I’m sharp like that.  Anyway, I...

Yoga Hop 2014: Yoga Shala #8

Thought of the day: The deeper into a dedicated practice one goes, the easier it is to see that inside ourselves  is where all the action really happens, regardless of what our hips have to say about the matter. Yoga Shala! I’d heard about Yoga Shala.  In fact,...

Yoga Hop 2014: One Flow Yoga #7

  Thought for the day:  The very best things in life are free. If you think about it, we scurry and worry and work really hard to have things we are sure will give us the feeling of joy we get, quite easily, from looking out at a sunset or marveling at a budding rose....

Yoga Hop 2014: Arden Hot Yoga #6

  When I first heard there was something called ‘Bar Yoga,’ I was like, Heck Yeah! I envisioned myself sipping a smooth Pinot while dipping into my downward dog, careful not to spill any on my mat. But alas, that is not the case. ‘Barre’ yoga does not, sadly, refer to...

Yoga Hop 2014: Zuda Midtown #5

My new beads from Zuda^^^^^^^^^^^^   Thought for the week:  No matter how much we try, we can never change another person. We can threaten, ignore, and stomp our feet like mad little yogis, but ultimately, we’re not changing anything except our own energy, attention,...