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 […]

Mindful Gardening

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012
Mindful Gardening

It’s another Mindfulness Monday here at Alchemyoga, and today I wanted to talk about one of my favorite mindfulness activities, gardening. At our house we maintain a garden year-round as it is something that our whole family enjoys doing together. Our garden provides delicious, nutritious, organic food for our family and our pets; our iguana […]

VIDEO: The Use of Yoga Props: Blocks

Posted by on Sep 13, 2012
VIDEO: The Use of Yoga Props: Blocks

The use of props in yoga is with the intention of finding a place of ideal comfort and proper alignment in each of the postures. For individuals new to yoga as well as those with a limited range of motion, tight muscles or stiff joints, the use of a block to accompany your practice can […]

Yogic Diet and Nutrition: Eating for Energy

Posted by on Sep 6, 2012
Yogic Diet and Nutrition: Eating for Energy

The food that we eat is energy transformed. No matter what it is you’re eating all food originates at the same source, the sun. In nature, energy is continuously flowing the ecosystem is a complex web, where energy transfer occurs with the consumption of food. Many species exist in this food web, each of them […]