Kunga Service Theme of August Back To School! The ABC’s of Yoga as Service. 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 […]
Have you heard the news? Greville Henwood, creator of GroovyKids™ Yoga, is coming to Duck for a Full Weekend in August! Greville will be offering an array of classes and trainings while he is here, we would love for you to join us. FREE GroovyKids™ Yoga & Family Yoga on the Green! Friday, August 5th 8:00 […]
In honor of Spring and Earth Day, April 22, the Kunga monthly service theme for April is “Serving Our Planet!” You may ask yourself, how can I serve Momma Earth? It really isn’t all that hard, or require that much energy! You could: ^ Take your yoga and meditation practice outside. ^ Cut your heat […]
SPRING EQUINOX – MARCH 2016 Ahhh, the days grow longer and the breezes blow warmer; spring has sprung, time to celebrate! The Vernal or more commonly “Spring” Equinox is right around the corner. What is this phenomena? Well, to keep things short: “Equinox” is derived from Latin meaning “equal night” and every year on either […]
OUR KUNGA YOGA THEME FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH IS 10 MINUTES OF MEDITATION “Kunga” is the Kinyerwandan word for “to help, to serve, to reconcile.” All Kunga Yoga classes have a monthly community service teaching, and all Kunga Yoga certified teachers donate 5% of their proceeds to charity. At the end of […]
DECEMBER KUNGA THEME: 10 MINUTES OF SAVASANA “For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” ~Lily Tomlin Relaxation is one of the primary benefits of a hatha yoga practice, as well as one of the sweet gifts of life itself. When our body and mind is relaxed and at ease, we can function optimally, allowing a […]
Expressing Gratitude through the NVC Model The intention of this month’s Kunga theme is to learn to express gratitude using the model for appreciation within the methods of “Nonviolent Communication”. Nonviolent Communication was developed by psychologist Dr. Marshall Rosenberg. The NVC model is a concrete set of tools that help us to manifest mindfulness in […]
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 […]
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?