Kunga Yoga Theme: September 2015

        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 […]

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Kunga Yoga Theme – August

August Kunga Theme – The ABC’s of Yoga Acceptance • Balance • Connection As yoga practitioners in the west, we learn much about asana, the spine, the benefits of the physical practice to our cardiovascular, respiratory, & nervous systems. As we work to learn, integrate and share the benefits of our practice off the mat, […]

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Kunga Yoga Monthly Theme – July

July Kunga Theme: 10 Minutes of Pranayama Controlling the power of the breath is the technique of “pranayama”. ”Prana” is the Sanskrit word for life force. This is the energy that exists everywhere and is manifested in each of us through the breath, but prana isn’t exactly the same thing as breath or oxygen. Prana […]

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What Is Kunga Yoga?

You may have seen, or heard, the word “Kunga” here at Village Yoga, but what does “Kunga” actually mean? ‘Kunga’ is a Kinyarwandan word that means “to help” or “to serve”. Inspired by a group of children that survived the Rwandan genocide, Kunga Yoga is an approach to Yoga, rather than a style of Yoga. […]

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