Benefits: Strengthens your legs, ankles arms and chest. Stretches and opens your hips, groin, hamstrings and calves, shoulders, chest, and spine. Stimulates function of abdominal organs. Reduces anxiety and alleviates back pain. To get into … Read more
As a teacher, performer & practitioner of Acro Yoga, it seems that a week can’t go by without someone saying, “Yeah, it’s pretty & fun…but it’s not yoga.” “Yoga” means, “to yoke,” or “to create … Read more
The Black Swan Yoga Pose of the Week August 3rd – 9th is Tree Pose.
It is a powerful pose that involves balance and external hip mobility. Like all balancing poses, it takes a little bit of trial and error.
Just about everyone is a fan of sweets. If I ever do come across someone who says something like “Oh, I hate sweet stuff!” I always make a very weird face at them. I can’t … Read more
This week’s pose of the week is Upavistha Konasana B – Seated Forward Fold. I chose this pose because it’s super fun to practice and it’s a great combination of balance, flexibility and core strength! … Read more
Organic Almond Milk Making your own almond milk is actually really simple and super yummy. It’s nice to know exactly what is in your almond milk! I use the pulp from the blended … Read more
The new Black Swan Yoga Pose of the Week is Eagle Pose. It was chosen by our teacher of the week, Randal Setzler. Eagle Pose Benefits Randal loves Eagle Pose because “[it] is a powerful … Read more
“I feel this one is a modern groove that taps into Eastern rhythms. The beats and lyrics take you on a journey and hold space for the movements and breath of our body to easily … Read more
The time for pie has arrived! I don’t know about you guys, but my absolute favorite during the holidays is Pumpkin Pie. It’s decadent, creamy, and smooth. I tweaked a recipe a few years back … Read more
Virabhadrasana 3 is one of my favorite poses, for lots of reasons. I love the challenge of balancing on one leg, and of bringing my whole torso parallel to the ground. I feel really activated … Read more