How to grow a Yoga Practice

July 04, 2019
Whether you are just planting the seed or you are ready to propagate what you are have already come to learn and love, growing your yoga practice is very much like growing a flower. First and foremost, there must [...]

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 [...]

Nancy's 5 Keys to living a long and fruitful life

December 21, 2018
What I find to help and how these keys are helping me on this Central American journey. Food: Quality over Quantity. It's not just what we eat, it’s how, when and why we eat.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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