We sit, a lot. All of us do it…we sit in our cars, on our couches, at our desks, in our beach chairs (the best kind of sitting!), and at tables while eating. It’s part of our culture in the west, and for some of us we might not have even thought about sitting on the floor in years, even decades! I’ve even heard sitting described as the new “smoking”. It causes tightness in our hips, rounding through our spine, and tension in the neck, just to name a few.
5 Tips For People New To Yoga On The Outer Banks
We’ve all heard about the benefits of yoga, but if you’ve never tried yoga it can seem pretty scary at first. You might be feeling nervous or self-conscious about trying out yoga, but remember! We were all new at some point.
What is Yoga Nidra?
We added Yoga Nidra classes to our schedule this past summer and since have received many questions about Yoga Nidra. So, what is Yoga Nidra anyways?
Inspiration for this month’s theme is rooted in the motto of the Special Olympics: “It’s all about attitude!”
Over 50 years ago, a book called The Power of Positive Thinking became an immediate best-seller. The author Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, offered a variety of psychological practices to support the individual in developing a daily optimistic mindset for viewing life’s challenges as opportunities.
Please enjoy the following quotes and excerpts from The Power of Positive Thinking, and perhaps reflect on these principles in your yoga and meditation practice.
Kerri joined our community last year and brings a unique richness of energy to the studio and community. She is one of the co-founders, and yoga teacher, of a local girls empowerment group on the Outer Banks. Her classes are open and free allowing students space to find just what they’re looking for. Kerri teaches on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 and subs regularly. Learn more about Kerri below. . .