Bringing your Yoga Toolbox off the Mat

June 13, 2019
A guest blog by YogaMotion Training Graduate Sarah Hamblock At Work: Work for many people involves decision making, concentration, and a good attitude. There are many things in our work environments that can make [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Finding Comfort in a Personal Yoga Practice

November 20, 2018
Unrolling my mat, I squeeze between enthusiastic yogis on a Sunday morning lined up to awaken their bodies and align their minds with the precious present moment. We begin slowly with a strong invitation into each [...]

Balancing your dosha: Kapha

November 13, 2018
Today’s blog wraps up this 4-part series of articles on Ayurveda and the doshas - an initial overview plus balancing Vata, Pitta and now Kapha. Kapha dosha is the principle of nourishment.  Kapha describes the [...]

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 [...]

What's a Dosha and do I have one?

October 18, 2018
Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga, offers a body of wisdom designed to help people stay vital while realizing their full human potential. The ancient practice, still applicable to modern times, provides [...]

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 [...]

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