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My Journey with Ashtanga Yoga

By Andrea Drottholm MOVEMENT AND SPORTS, STARTING YOUNG… At an early age I was exposed to sports and movement. My mother knew I needed an outlet for my over load of energy. When I was two years old, my mother dreamt of me as an Ice Princess.  She bought me the smallest ice skates possible […]

Pain In Yoga Practice

Let’s pay more attention to ourselves… I felt inspired to write this article on yoga and pain because I am observing and receiving feedback from students with low energy and fatigue, reoccurring injuries popping up in the body and disturbances in the mind and emotions. It’s important to notice we are coming to a new […]

Introduction to Ayurveda

Ayurveda’s roots spring from the traditional ancient Indian system of health. Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word which can be broken down to ayur which means life, and veda which translates to science and or knowledge. Together the word ayur and veda means life knowledge.  Ayurveda dates back to over 5,000 years old, developed within the vedic period.  […]

Introduction to the Chakras

According to yoga tradition everyone has a subtle body that we cannot see or touch, and that’s where the energy flows. There are seven points in this subtle body, which are thought to be vortexes of energy, called chakras. They are aspects of consciousness interacting with the physical and energetic body through the nervous and […]

Yoga For Beginners

Beginning something new can be exciting, yet also daunting, and a bit scary!  I remember when I walked into my first yoga class, the teacher was murmuring strange pose names and humming the word OM as the whole class would following chanting in response several times.  I was certainly not used to all the weird […]