A giant hall filled with people dancing to live drumming - free flowing and un-cued, this atmosphere created a profound shift in my life. In 2012, I attended a retreat at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. One of the most inspiring lessons I took away was the healing power of dance.
This summer, Algonquin Football Boosters piloted yoga classes as part of their summer camp. Under the instruction of Bianca and Kristin and supported by volunteers from our Embodyoga teacher training program, Ebb n' Flow Yoga held three 30-min yoga sessions in their summer camp.
Head coach Mark took time to share his thoughts on this expansion of Algonquin's football program.
Ebb n' Flow Yoga Community Inspiration features submissions by our beloved community. Although a common association with yoga today is an image of a hyper flexible, ballerina-body female, this practice was once exclusively for men. Check out about Kevin's experience as he shares the difference found in yoga.
What is yoga calling you to become?
For 14 individuals, yoga called them into 200-hour teacher training, led by Karen Miscall-Bannon. Hear the perspectives from four individuals - Abby, Bethany, Heather and Joy, as they share a glimpse to this part of their yoga meanderings.
Graduation season has got me thinking about knowledge, wisdom and advice. Then I realize, all the best nuggets were ones that were the ones within me all along.
With that frame, some members of our team offer wisdom to their former selves in this collectively written letter. Through our personal reflections, we hope there's something for you. It's all yoga.
“My back is killing me today.” How many times have you heard a friend, loved one or acquaintance say this? How many times have you complained about your back? Maybe this statement came with a grumble of unmistakable annoyance?
The good - or really bad - news is that you’re not alone. Low back pain is the most common pain problem in the United States.