In Ayurveda, the sister science of Yoga, the fire element in the body and mind is called the Pitta Dosha. Pitta means “that which cooks.” Pitta is associated with all metabolic processes: digesting food, ideas, experiences. Regulating heat in the body. Also things like passion, focus, ambition. When this gets excessive you may experience anger, skin issues (anything red on the...
If you're new to Yoga Nidra, this is a great place to start. In the intro I'll explain how to prepare for the practice. To learn more about Yoga Nidra, check out this blog I wrote here: https://www.quietmind.yoga/blog/whatisyoganidra
How To Create Daily Routines and Habits - with The Yoga Teachings on Tapas
Want to improve your Headstand? This was one of the first more challenging poses I was able to do when I started yoga but it was scary as hell when I first saw people doing it in classes. I thought I’d never be able to do it. I keep this in mind when I teach step by step how to get into it.
1) If you use a wall you are more likely to use momentum and put your neck at greater risk.
How can you and someone else both be "a Gemini" but have different personalities? Your Sun sign is just a tiny piece of the puzzle. Get the FREE Quietmind Guide to The Planets to learn how all of the planets can positively or negatively effect you.
This month in our Vedic Astrology horoscope we have a solar eclipse happening that's going to set the stage for the next six months. We have a major transit of an outer body planet that's going to have an effect for the next five years. And we have three retrograde planets this month. So what can you do to work with all that energy? And how can you make sure that you're harnessing these...
For my first 5 years of Yoga my hamstrings were tight. I stretched them often, so what was I doing wrong? I'll address this and the biggest mistakes I made in my first 10 years of practice so you can avoid them. With some easy adjustments you can start building strength, flexibility and balance today. Enter your email to begin: