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SUP Yoga in Asheville and Hendersonville

Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide Leg Forward Bend) thumbnail
Accessible to almost anyone, Prasarita Padottanasana, is a favorite for lengthening the legs, working the abdominal muscles and engaging the bandhas. While it’s contraindicated for anyone with chronic back issues, if you have sore back muscles from overexertion, it’s a wonderfully opening and relaxing pose. It’s also great for migraines and headaches! Ok, let’s get […]

From Stress to Stillness – 3 Easy Ways to Integrate Peace Into Your Life This Holiday Season thumbnail
Are you feeling it yet?┬áThe down slope into holiday madness strikes, generally, the day after Thanksgiving and we get to be the recipient of a most unwelcome gift: stress. It really is the gift that keeps on giving and is a tremendous problem in our culture that pulls double duty during the yuletide season. Stress […]

Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose) thumbnail
This basic pose Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose) is a great one for the hips, inner thighs, outer thighs & low back. I love to teach & practice this pose toward the end of the practice. It’s a little easier to sit when the body is warm and you can allow yourself to just drop […]

Thai Coleslaw (Vegan & Raw)

Thai Coleslaw (Vegan & Raw) thumbnail
WARNING! This is addictive. Seriously. I could eat my weight in this stuff. It’s amazingly good for you raw & vegan and the sauce actually tastes like bacon even though there is nothing remotely bacon-ish in this dish. It is a meal all on it’s own so you could eat it by itself, with a […]

The Strength & Balance of Warrior III (Virabhadrasana III) thumbnail
This month has me thinking about strength & balance and one of my favorite poses that truly reflects this is one of the Warrior Series Poses – Warrior III (Virabhadrasana III). We need strength to keep our balance when things go awry in life. And doesn’t it seem like JUST when things are swimming along […]

Yoga Challenge Pose: Sukhasana thumbnail
Sukhasana (Easy Seat)…it looks so simple and well…easy. And it is easy for some people to get down on the ground and basically sit cross legged for a breath or two but staying in the pose and working the breath as well as the mind is where it gets tricky. Here’s the breakdown on the […]