What to Know for Your First Yoga Class

If you are brand new to yoga, there are a few things that you will want to know to prepare you for class. Yoga can seem like an intimidating practice, but it doesn’t have to be. When you know a few basics about what to expect, you’ll feel more ready for class. Whether you are brand new to yoga or you are coming back to the practice after a very long hiatus, the following tips will help you ease into the practice.

Yoga for Golf and Tennis

People come to yoga for many reasons. Some want stress relief, some want to nurse an injury, others want to prevent injury, and some want to build strength, flexibility, or both. More and more, people are also coming to yoga as a way to enhance their performance in a...

Yogi of the Month-Rene Barton

Most of my 33-year education career teaching and being an assistant principle was spent in Des Moines, Iowa; the last six years spent here in Charlotte County. This fall my husband Mike and I will celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. Our daughter Kelly lives in...

Pranamaya Kosha

The second of the five koshas is pranamaya kosha—the energy body. The vital energies of the body—also known as prana—on the physiologic level and on a more subtle level, are contained within this kosha. Prana does not necessarily “reside” within the body, as it...