AY Video Series Week 1- Sphinx & Cobra Pose

Posted by on May 2, 2013
AY Video Series Week 1- Sphinx & Cobra Pose

This week marks the release of the first videos in our new Yoga series. We are so excited to bring this new content to Alchemyoga, which will feature three new videos every week, in addition to our blogs and other content. What can you can look forward to? A pose workshop on Mondays A short […]

VIDEO: Vinyasa Sequence at Tilden Park in Berkeley, California

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013
VIDEO: Vinyasa Sequence at Tilden Park in Berkeley, California

Following our theme for the week, “Get Out and Yoga” today we are sharing this energizing vinyasa sequence that was rescently filmed outdoors at Tilden Park in Berkeley, California. This sequence is perfect for days when you are short on time but wat to get the most out of your yoga practice, as it includes […]

VIDEO: Partner Yoga Fun

Posted by on Feb 16, 2013
VIDEO: Partner Yoga Fun

Practicing yoga with a Partner can deepen your stretches and your connection to the other person, but it can also be a lot of fun! Remember to stay within both participants ability levels and to take care of each other. We hope you enjoy this handstand backpack video 😉 Thanks for all the Fun Reno! […]

Partner Yoga

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013
Partner Yoga

Deepen your Yoga practice with Partner Supported Postures! Yoga means Union, and what better way to express that notion then to come together with another person to create fun and supportive two-person poses! Additionally, attending a Partner yoga class or even practicing a few partner Yoga poses together is a fun way to connect and […]

VIDEO: Warm-Up Stretches

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013
VIDEO: Warm-Up Stretches

Greetings friends and fellow Yogis! If you have ever been to one of my classes the sequence below is likely to look familiar! These are some of my favorite stretches to do before or at the beginning of my yoga practice. This is a short 5 minute sequence, with gentle stretches to help warm up […]

The Eight Limbs of Yoga

Posted by on Sep 16, 2012
The Eight Limbs of Yoga

Samadi Pada 1.“Atha Yoganusasanam” “Now the exposition of Yoga is being made.” -Patanjali, The Yoga Sutras translation by Sri Swami Satchidananda Yoga strives to create union among the body, mind and spirit, allowing us to become more aware of ourselves and our connection to the rest of the world. The prescription for this notion of […]

Yoga Styles – A Guide to the Various Types of Asana Practice

Posted by on Sep 9, 2012

Yoga, in one form or another has been practiced on this planet for a few thousand years. With time, our understanding and interpretations of the physical practice have evolved, distinct schools and Yoga lineages have developed and now there is more yoga available than ever before. The following is designed to be a concise overview […]

AUDIO: It’s Friday, Time to Relax!

Posted by on Sep 7, 2012

Relaxation involves the elimination of tension and stress from the body and is an important component in a yoga practice. When we take the time to relax at the end of our yoga session, we allow the body time to integrate our practice; consolidating the effects of the Asana and Pranayama and letting the body […]

Bringing Yoga Home: The Benefits of sharing Pranayama with Young Children

Posted by on Sep 5, 2012

Children come into this world breathing like yogis; inhaling through the nose, letting the breath expand the stomach and then the chest. Somewhere along the path to adulthood most of us begin to stifle the breath, turning it into a shallow, empty and intention-less bodily function and many people don’t learn to really breathe again […]

Finding Balance

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012
Finding Balance

Standing balance postures are an essential element in any well rounded Asana practice. These postures offer the mind an opportunity to improve focus as you