The Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has so many amazing benefits! Here are some fun facts: 1. Yoga has its roots thousands of years ago in India. 2. It is a simple practice that focuses on breath, stretching, strengthening and balance work. 3. Yoga facilitates a balance in mind, body and spirit in a way that leaves us more grounded, fulfilled and ready to face the challenges in our modern lives. 4. Yoga is accessible to all. It is a practice that can be adapted to varying skill levels, ages, and abilities. 5. Yoga has a way of building core strength to improve balance and stability both physically and emotionally. It's amazing how a yoga class can leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated! Try a class and see what type

What Is Yoga Sculpt?

“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do, strength comes from overcoming the things you thought you couldn’t ” -Rikki Rogers Often I hear people asking what yoga sculpt even is, and automatically assume “it’s not for me” or “I’m probably not strong enough,” etc. Yoga sculpt is an amazing way to sculpt and tone your muscles while utilizing your breath as your guide. It is a dynamic class that incorporates weights with yoga postures. The class is high energy, with fun music that is taught to the beat. The first time I walked into a yoga sculpt class, like most, I was a bit terrified. However, once the music got going, I found myself much stronger then I had anticipate...and I really enjoyed

Yoga for Children

Yoga is great for everyone, especially children. We live in a busy world. Our children experience the hustle and bustle too. Their lives are full of going from one place to the next including school, after school activities, completing homework, playing sports and many more. Children often do not have the luxury of slowing down and getting in touch with calming activities. Yoga is an excellent activity for children to tap into their natural calming systems. Children benefit greatly from the focus on breath elongation, stretching, strengthening and balance that yoga has to offer. Many children feel that it gives them a sense of stability, both physically and emotionally, that they do n

5 Tips to Memorize Combos, Routines, and Dances

Try out these 5 tips on how to improve your memorization and better understand the material given to you. 1. Find your best way of learning. 2. Think about the BIG movements. 3. Counting will help you pick up choreography more quickly. 4. Match your movements to sounds. 5. Dance full-out every time. Finding your best way of learning is extremely important. Do you learn from watching, counting, moving your body, or do you need to implement all these learning styles? Put yourself in a spot in the room or near dancers where you can receive these different ways of learning. You know yourself and how you learn best. Don’t be afraid to ask for clarification or a breakdown of movement and counts. G

Don't Leave Before the Magic Happens

I never noticed my posture. I walked, cycled,and moved as many people do, mindlessly and as my body would have me. I dabbled in yoga classes in college as I initially began my movement practices in hopes of finding some “Zen”. My attendance was sporadic and I decided, instead, to prioritize my workouts with strength and cardio as “most important”. Many years later I decided to sign up for yoga teacher training at The River Power Vinyasa. My best friend was leading the course and I wanted to expand my offerings as a personal trainer. It made sense in the flow of my life. I spent 200 hours between June and August practicing and learning about the art of yoga. I was asked to practice outside of

Response to the Dance Parent

From a Dance Parent: One of my friends asked "Why do you pay so much money and spend so much time running around for your daughter to dance ?" Well I have a confession to make: I don't pay for my daughter's dance lessons. Or her pointe, Jazz & tap shoes. Or her hundreds of costumes. So, if I am not paying for dance…what am I paying for? - I pay for those moments when my girl becomes so tired she feels like quitting but doesn't.. - I pay for the opportunity that my girl can have and will have to make life-long friendships. - I pay for the chance that she may have amazing instructors that will teach her that dance is not just about movement but about life. - I pay for my child to l

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