Tag Archives: Yoga

Shake Up Your Asana…

What I really mean is your butt. Asana is the Sanskrit term for yoga poses. And our butt is the largest muscle group in our bodies. Anyways, I’ve been hearing a lot lately about weak glutes (our butt muscles) and … Continue reading

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Out There

Two of my loves are yoga and hiking. I regularly practice yoga as well as teach it. Vinyasa, slow flow, yin, and restorative are my go to practices. But I’m not your stereotypical yogi. As much as I love yoga, … Continue reading

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Complementary Classes to Add to Your Yoga Studio Offerings

My studio, Eighteenth Element Yoga offers a nice selection of trauma sensitive yoga classes. You’ll find a regular schedule of vinyasa, Yoga H.I.I.T., Warriors Flow, Mindful Resiliency Yoga, Zen Flow, Restorative, and Yin. Yoga is offered everyday. Additionally, we offer … Continue reading

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GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR TOM

Space Oddity was a hit for the late singer David Bowie with its popular lyrics “ground control to Major Tom.” Take an opportunity to revisit the song and really listen and if you’ve never heard the song, definitely check it … Continue reading

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Summertime Lull and Yoga Activities to Bring Clients Back

Summertime is often a lull for yoga classes. It can be frustrating when you are used to a full class and then all of a sudden your numbers drop sometimes drastically. Some people take it personally but they really shouldn’t. … Continue reading

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Adventures in Creating and Bringing Up a New Yoga Studio: Eighteenth Element Yoga – Just Over 2 Months In

Back in January, I introduced my adventure towards creating a yoga studio. So I thought I’d give you a little update. So much has happened! And…people are wanting to hear about the studio (at least our friends do). JANUARY 2015 … Continue reading

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Spring Influences

I can’t believe it is already March! According to the calendar, March 20 is the first day of spring. (I know some of us live in the north and spring shows it’s face at different times. In Colorado, we call … Continue reading

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