How to apply the Niyamas to Your Personal Practice

June 01, 2019
A guest blog by 2019 YogaMotion RYS200 Graduate Jylissa Salveson One of eight branches from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, the five niyamas are a list of “do’s” that will enhance anyone’s yoga practice from someone just [...]

Meet our latest RYS300 Grads

March 08, 2019
High Five and Happy Dance for our most recent RYS300 Graduates! After becoming Certified at the 200-hour level and offering a broad array of classes, courses, specialty programs, and receiving further [...]

Without challenge, there is no change

February 27, 2019
This week I'd like to share a guest blog written by my dear friend, student, and teacher, Ali Ramirez. Since I first met Ali 12 years ago as a student in the YM Teacher Training, I have enjoyed watching her growth [...]

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 [...]

Blossoming Wisdom

September 15, 2018
As attention is liberated from being bound to emotions and thoughts, pleasure, joy, bliss and love naturally arise. Joy, bliss and love are realized to be causeless and saturate the body which brings the [...]

Expanding Insight

August 27, 2018
Awakening predawn, I am motivated to crawl out from under my cozy sheets with the inspiration of my dear friend Turi Hetherington. She is one who, regardless of the season, is often on the trail in the darkness of [...]

The Art of Listening

August 27, 2018
  “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” - Epictetus Listening is truly an art, one that Yoga stirs in me again and again. Being a fiery, red-headed Vata-Pitta type [...]

Savoring the Essence of Yoga

August 22, 2018
Awakening the Lightness of our Being Quality relationships are both the foundation and the primary benefit of meditation practice: by reducing the turbulence in our outer lives, we reduce the turbulence and stress [...]

Igniting Transformation

August 17, 2018
"The human will is intensity of desire raised to the level of action." - John Bradshaw When we attend to our inner fire we can burn away what no longer serves us while igniting the flame of transformation. This [...]

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