Hi all! Boy its been a while since I’ve written here, but I’m back! I took a bit of a pause on my site as I began working closely with the lovely folks at the Seattle Yoga News over the summer. Since working with them, I’ve had the opportunity to attend some pretty incredible yoga events in the Seattle area (check out my feature on how to build a better core here). One of the more unique experiences I had this season incorporated yoga with some of our favorite fuzzy creatures at the Seattle Meowtropolitan. Yoga with Cats happens every Tuesday at 8:30 pm. I couldn’t recommend a better way to beat the winter blues than by stretching with these felines. Check out my feature on Seattle Yoga News here.
Earlier this summer, I worked with Seattle Yoga News and Danielle Sack of Sukha Design to publish an article centered around building core strength with yoga. What was originally supposed to be a single article turned into a month long challenge to transform your and strengthen your core!This powerful 4-week progressive series will help build overall core strength and control. We will start the month with core stabilizing poses then work our way through invigorating strengthening sequences.
Note: This article was featured on Seattle Yoga News. You can view the article plus many more here.
When we practice yoga, often we practice just the physical aspect, but yoga is so much more. It can be used as a means to connect you with yourself. We use the asanas as a tool to do so. While the physical aspect of yoga has been linked to improving the cardiovascular system, preventing injury, and building strength and flexibility (among others), there is no denying the emotional benefits our practice has on us. Whether we are looking to improve our health, looking to discover ourselves, or looking to find peace in the chaos in our lives, yoga can bring balance and healing to our hearts.
While I’ve heard horror stories about the trail conditions between Vientiane and Luang Prabang, I just couldn’t justify buying plane ticket. A $15 bus ticket beats a $100 plane ticket in my book. Beyond this, travelling by land meant being able to add another city in my travels. I had heard of the loveliness of Vang Vieng from many locals and travelers alike. I figured, why not! The money saved on a plane ticket means a little extra room for adventure. At 6 in the morning, we met at the bus station and set off!