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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Meet Our Community – Kerri Conning Chik

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 […]

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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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Yoga For Surfers

It’s no secret that the Outer Banks LOVES surfing. However, we hear so many complaints within our surfing community about low back pain, shoulder tightness, and discomfort in the hips. The good news is that Yoga and surfing are like a match made in heaven!! The following sequence can be done anywhere and is available […]

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Meet Our Community – Erin Price

When Erin joined our team in January of 2015 we were thrilled. Her love for our Kunga family is authentic and deep, and her teaching supports our vision of people of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds practicing yoga together. Erin completed the first 200-hour Kunga Yoga Lifestyle & Yoga Teacher Training Outer Banks Immersion in September […]

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Basic Yoga Sequence For Lower Back Pain

Basic Yoga Sequence For Lower Back Pain According to The Mayo Clinic most people will experience low back pain at some point in their life. Whether you’re an extremely active athlete or one who spends most of your time sedentary (due to a desk job, lots of time in the car, etc.) lower back pain […]

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