Yoga Webinar: Regulating Your Nervous System

Nervous System Polyvagal Theory Yoga Webinar

Nervous System Polyvagal Theory Yoga Webinar Follow Up: Yoga Webinar on Nervous System In our webinar on the topic of Resilience, I shared about how important it is to understand the meaning of co-regulation and nervous system management. How does one cultivate a more empowered relationship with our body through simple stress management and Neuro regulation practices. I also introduced the … Read more

Yoga Webinar: Practice Smarter Than Your Habits

Yoga Anatomy Toolkit Online Yoga Course

Yoga Anatomy Toolkit Online Yoga Course Follow Up: Yoga Webinar with Gernot Huber We interviewed Gernot Huber as part of a launch for his Yoga Anatomy Toolkit Course on Urban Yogis Academy. Gernot offered insight into a perspective of yoga and wellbeing that is slowly being embraced, although still not as appreciated as the “go hard or go home” or “yoga … Read more

Yoga Webinar: Key Covid Lessons for Yoga Businesses

Key Covid Lessons for Yoga Businesses

Key Covid Lessons for Yoga Businesses Follow Up: Yoga Webinar and COVID Learnings 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 … Read more

Yoga Webinar: Creativity, Adaptation and Innovation

creativity, flow state, meditation, innovation, adaptation

creativity, flow state, meditation, innovation, adaptation Follow Up: Yoga Webinar on Creativity in Businesses 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 … Read more

What is the Practice of Pranayama?

What is Pranayama Yoga Journal by Urban Yogis

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

Breathing: A Powerful Practice On Its Own

Breathing and the Biomechanics of Breath

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

Pranayama Isn’t Always About Breath Control

Pranayama: Why “Breath Control” Is Not the Best Translation. Pranayama course online academy by Urban Yogis

Pranayama: Why “Breath Control” Is Not the Best Translation. Pranayama course online academy by Urban Yogis How Can We Practice Pranayama or Breathing Without Limiting Its Benefits Pranayama, one of the core practices of yoga, is often translated as “control of life force” or “breath control”. This is so because ‘prana’ means life force or breath, and ‘yama’ means control or restriction. While this is probably the original historical meaning, it … Read more

Just this Breath by Danna Faulds

Yoga Poem for insight and reflection. Just this breath by Danna Faulds. Mindful transformation through breath and yoga poetry

Yoga Poem for insight and reflection. Just this breath by Danna Faulds. Mindful transformation through breath and yoga poetry Read One of Our Favourite Yoga Poems to Inspire Insight and Self-reflection Danna Faulds is a poet who credits the practice of meditation with giving her reliable access to a vivid inner life and creative voice. A long-term practitioner of Kripalu Yoga, Danna is the author of seven books of poetry: Go In and In, One … Read more