Make Time for Peaceful Pauses

Make Time for Peaceful Pauses

Yoga-anytime, anywhere for three minutes a day calm and energized from within.   Most of us feel a little anxiety and stress from time to time but there’s something about the holiday season that seems to ramp things up. As the tension builds, our muscles tighten,...
Permission to Relax

Permission to Relax

What if we concentrated on lowering our heart rate? Mindfully taking it lower than a resting heart rate by relaxing all our muscles and consciously releasing everything we’re holding onto especially yesterday’s mistakes and tomorrows anxieties. All living things...
Namaste

Namaste

The gesture (or mudra) Namaste represents the belief that there is a Divine spark within each of us that is located in the heart chakra. The gesture is an acknowledgment of the soul in one by the soul in another. Anita Rao Shakti Yoga Tarpon Springs, Florida  ...
Deliberate Breathing

Deliberate Breathing

As beginning students inquire and contemplate the path of yoga, they want to know its’ purpose. Often, they are told, it’s to prepare the body for meditation. I believe breath work is at the heart of this preparation. If yoga is the union of body, mind and...
A Bridge to Change

A Bridge to Change

Breathe. Stretch. Relax. In the practice of yoga, heart, body and mind come together in a union with the divine. The deeper connection is not just with the inner self, the inner spirit. It’s with like-minded community. The moment I step into a yoga class, my heart...