Study Sessions on the Yoga Sutras

by Debbie Cohen M.Ed, M.APP, RYT 200 The Yoga Sutra was written by Patanjali, likely in the 3rd century AD.  It is a composite of 196 sutra, pithy statements or “threads” of teachings, around which commentators–practitioners and academics–have woven their understanding. The Yoga Sutra is the backbone of the mental discipline of yoga.  For me, study and practice of the teachings …

YCM Celebrates Our Teacher, Deirdre!

YCM Celebrates Our Teacher, Deirdre!

Meet our AMAZING teacher, Deirdre! Deirdre began studying yoga in 1998 soon after she retired from a career in dance. She did it to stay in shape but soon realized that it was transforming her world on every level. Having always been a mover she became fascinated with the stillness within the movement that yoga brought and after years of …

YCM Celebrates Our Teacher, Michele!

YCM Celebrates Our Teacher, Michele!

Meet our AMAZING teacher, Michele! In search of inner peace, Michele began practicing Kundalini Yoga in 2000 during college. Her regular practice provided her an essential outlet for letting go of all the emotions that no longer served her highest good. When she consistently brought herself to her yoga mat to practice, she found deeper meaning in her choices and …

YCM Celebrates Our Teacher, Heather!

YCM Celebrates Our Teacher, Heather!

Meet our AMAZING Teacher Heather! Heather is an experienced clinician and teacher with over 18 years of experience in the medical and wellness fields! She strives to help others through movement and meditation combining the multiple layers of her education to address the whole person. She holds a degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In attempts to …

The Gift of Teaching Prenatal Yoga

The Gift of Teaching Prenatal Yoga

by Jennifer Colletti, E-RYT | R-PYT | Holistic Health Coach | Ayurveda Yoga Specialist Teaching prenatal yoga over the last 12+ years has been such a beautiful, humbling gift. A truly unexpected, heart filled gift. Each time I have begun to describe the beautiful community of women I have taught, my whole body covers in goose bumps, I loose my …

The Benefits of Yoga As We Age

The Benefits of Yoga As We Age

by Coleen Elwood I started taking yoga classes in my 30’s to calm my mind and strengthen my body. Twenty-two years later, I have used the practice to accept my changing body, redirect my mind, navigate my emotions, trust my intuition, and nourish peace within. Yoga offers a myriad of benefits and is the best practice for the aging body. …

YCM Celebrates Our Teacher, Nicki!

YCM Celebrates Our Teacher, Nicki!

Meet our Amazing Teacher, Nicki! At a very early age Nicki experienced self-expression through her love of dance and movement. Yet, it wasn’t until she took her first yoga class almost 10yrs ago that she experienced the beauty and bliss of embodying her spirit through this sacred movement.  From that very first class, a light had been ignited from deep …

Downtown Studio Parking

Downtown Studio Parking

Whether you’re dropping in to shop the Boutique or attending one of our many classes or workshops options, we’ve got a plethora of parking solutions for you at any time of the day. There are many available parking lots and ramps within a short walking distance, as well as street parking and even free options. Lots & Ramps: We have created a map …

What is Qi Gong?

What is Qi Gong?

by Autumn Compton Over the past few decades, the Western world has increasingly become aware of the concept of Qi (pronounced Chee), but many people still don’t know exactly what it is. Qi is commonly translated as energy, or life force. It’s an active principle forming a part of any living thing, so it’s all around us, and within us. …

The Ten Yogic Bodies of Kundalini Yoga

The Ten Yogic Bodies of Kundalini Yoga

by Nicole Nardone We are living in absolutely unprecedented times. It is a time of almost daily heartbreak for those of us paying attention. It is a time of rapid evolution that can leave us feeling exhausted, always a step behind, in despair, or numbed out. It is also a time of great awakening. So many of us are rising …