Yoga Webinar: Key Covid Lessons for Yoga Businesses

Key Covid Lessons for Yoga Businesses

Our webinar on the key lessons that we learned from this period of Covid as yoga teachers, entrepreneurs, and business partners was held on July 26. This day marked approximately five weeks of Phase 2, of a staggered re-opening of the economy, following approximately 10 weeks of stricter measures. Although 10 weeks seems like a … Read more

Yoga Webinar: Creativity, Adaptation and Innovation

creativity, flow state, meditation, innovation, adaptation

To ring in our month of creativity, we held a webinar on July 5thto discuss creativity as an innate quality not only for survival, but as a tool to thrive in ever-changing environments. The pandemic era has thrown much of what we knew and how we lived into massive uncertainty. No one has been spared. … Read more

What is the Practice of Pranayama?

What is Pranayama Yoga Journal by Urban Yogis

The practice of Pranayama dates back to ancient India and the origins of yoga. The Sanskrit word Pranayama can be broken down into Prana, which is often known as life or energy, and  Ayama, which means to extend or draw out. Pranayama practice is therefore the invitation to move and flow energy throughout our body … Read more

Yoga Webinar: Building Reservoirs of Resilience

Yoga Webinar: Building Reservoirs of Resilience Kathy Gabriel Yoga Online Academy

Follow Up: Yoga Webinar on Resilience This month’s topic with Urban Yogis has been all about Resilience. We kicked off this topic with one of our FREE bi-monthly webinars tilted “Building Reservoirs of Resilience” last Sunday, 7th June. If you missed it, here’s a little summary of what we went through. What is Resilience? We … Read more

Technique vs. Expression: Yoga Webinar Follow Up

Yoga Webinar: Technique and Expression by Julie Moksim Yoga Online Academy

What Went Down During Our Yoga Webinar Our first in a series of free yoga webinars took place on May 24, and was a gentle reminder that this practice of yoga, which has been embraced by millions of people globally, is massively relevant to our lives not only for its positive influences on our physical … Read more

Yoga Tutorial: Handstand Hand Grip

Yoga tutorial:Handstand and Arm Balance Hand Grip in Yoga

The Ideal Hand Grip To Use In Yoga, Handstands and Arm Balances A Strong Hand Grip is in a Closed Fist Just look at the way I point. But often I find that we get lost in trying to create this shape without proper understanding of what the action does. It’s not the spider finger … Read more

Reflection: Is Yoga All About the Poses?

Yoga is and isn’t about the poses.

Yoga Is and Isn’t About the Poses. Sounds Contradictory? Maybe. For the last couple months, I’ve been diving deeper into different parts of the yoga practice. But I found myself stuck in this loop of – “yoga is more than the poses.”As such, it became increasingly difficult for me to resonate with strong, beautiful shapes … Read more

Breathing: A Powerful Practice On Its Own

Breathing and the Biomechanics of Breath

How is Breathing Central to Your Health and Well Being? We typically discount the importance of the breath in our daily lives. In reading this article, I would like to invite you to experience how central the breath is to your health. The breath is enough means that we can use it in very concrete, … Read more