‘Chair Pose.’ No, not that intense squat yoga teachers often make you hold for much longer then you ever would voluntarily hold. I am referring to sitting. The action many North Americans spend the majority of their time in, an average of 13 hours a day- to be exact. Despite chair pose not being 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?
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, […]
Allie is a gentle soul with a strong practice! She loves teaching Yin and gentle styles of yoga but also loves to challenge herself and students during flow style practices. She received her 200-hour certification in Asheville, NC and is currently working towards her 500-hour certification while learning from experienced teachers such as Leslie Kaminoff. […]
June 10th – Beach Yoga – The Outer Banks Never Felt So Good! There are so many ways to enjoy the Outer Banks, but we think it’s pretty safe to say that our beautiful beaches are the main reason we’re all here. If you love the beach, and you love Yoga, then you’ve come to […]
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 […]
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 […]