When it dawned on me that yoga is about more than stretching

August 16, 2019
When I first started studying yoga back in 1979, I had no idea of what I was getting myself into. I was simply interested in the physical ease of stretching my body, because for me, it was easy, and it felt good. [...]

What are you waiting for?

August 04, 2019
Working with students in the 200 hour Life Enrichment and Teacher Training is one of the most rewarding parts of my job as a Yoga Educator. We have copious amounts of fun  - imagine exploring and laughing with the [...]

Oh! the Places You’ll Go!

July 26, 2019
Oh! the Places You’ll Go! was the last book Dr. Seuss published during his lifetime. Do you remember it? It’s this lovely story about life and how there are ups and downs and opportunities, and that things are [...]

Why Om?

Which of the following statements is not true?  Om is comprised of four sounds, A, U, M, and silence.  The sound OM, when chanted, vibrates at the frequency of 432 Hz, which is the same vibrational frequency found [...]

What is Yoga, REALLY?

February 13, 2019
Having moved to Bozeman from Maui in 1983 with a mission to introduce yoga and mind-body fitness to the community, I was up against many misconceptions and much skepticism around the word ‘yoga’. Often thought of [...]

You spoke. We listened.

February 09, 2019
As we begin our 6th week at YogaMotion Wellness Academy’s new home, we send a huge shout out of THANKS to those that have waltzed through our doors, stepped onto your mat, sat down in a circle, dropped into a [...]

Meet our Team of Wellness Warriors

January 31, 2019
Pictured above from left to right: Nancy Ruby, Elizabeth Sinclair, Turi Hetherington, Alex Bierut, Amy Strom, Janice Haugen, and Gloria Overcash Our YMWA Team has formed and together we are ready to set the tone [...]

Balancing your dosha: Pitta

November 07, 2018
Pitta dosha is the principle of transformation.  A Pitta type person tends to have a medium build, and are friendly, outgoing, and expressive. They tend toward being stressed out, having high blood pressure, heart [...]

Integration: Living in Balance, Living the Dream

September 27, 2018
Yoga is the art and science of moving toward the consciousness of the heart, where we may live in balance. To be alive is to be in a vibration of movement. Our body, our breath, our thoughts, emotions, and spirit [...]

Holding the Container

September 21, 2018
In the early hours before dawn I sit before the fire with the coolness of the morn. The coziness of warmth as the light of day slowly begins to brighten the room, has me relishing in the comfort of this container [...]

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