A Place in the Family of Things

By William Hufschmidt(Originally published on yogawithwilliam.com, 11/08/2016) At the moment, I’m thinking about how I fit, and really how all humans fit into the Family of Things. I taught a Hands-on Assisting course in Branford, CT at Ravens Wing Yoga, and my...

Exercise Balls Make Great Laboring Tools

By Angela Andiorio, B.S. Feeling grateful to have the honor of teaching women who are on their childbearing journey. Spent class today listening to my student's questions about how to be prepared for labor and sharing yoga techniques and tips to use during laboring at...

Anything is Enough

 By Amy Necci, MEd, RYT-500 One of the things I love to do when I’m preparing to teach a yoga class is to find a poem or piece of writing that inspires me and then pull it into my class and let a theme flow from there. Recently as I was getting ready for my 30 minute...

Wisdom for the Mat: Truth or Scare?

By Nathan Gabor In yoga, just as in life, we are bombarded with rules and regulations. How many of you can relate to being in a yoga class and being asked to move into a particular position, or to breathe in a certain way. Perhaps, the instruction didn't even sound...

Connect Us To Your TV

By Jacci Gruninger, MS, CIAYT, ERYT500 Are you tired of watching your teacher on your phone, tablet or laptop? Why not try putting us on your TV? There are basically two options — wired and wireless. Wired is the more stable and straightforward. Wired Option Connect...

Dive Deep with Restorative Yoga

By Jacci Gruninger, MS, CIAYT, ERYT500  Life might seem a little slower at the moment with the COVID-19 virus and many people working from home. However, word on the street is that our nervous systems are in overdrive. The perfect solution to calm the nervous system...

Creating a Distraction Free Home Yoga & Fitness Space

Jacci Gruninger, MS, CIAYT, ERYT500 You are all ready to start your online home yoga and fitness routine but realize there was always something nice about going to a yoga studio or fitness center. Stepping into the studio or center helped you to leave whatever you...

Four Tips for Eating with Mindful Attention

Larissa Hall Carlson, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health Turns out that how we eat is just as important as what we eat, and the how of eating is all about slowing down and heightening mindfulness. Remarkably, roughly a third of the nervous system runs right through...

Why Take LIVE Online Yoga & Fitness Classes

By, Jacci Gruninger, MS, CIAYT, ERYT500 Live-streaming classes from the comfort of your own home combines everything you love from taking classes online with the benefits of classes in a studio. So Many Classes To Choose From You might have to join a yoga studio and a...

Pre & Post Natal Yoga Prepares Mothers for Today & Tomorrow

By Jacci Gruninger, MS, ERYT-500, IAYT Pregnancy and motherhood are journeys we sign onto for a lifetime. Think of the last journey you planned. How did you prepare? Did you read a book about your destination? Did you contemplate what to pack? Maybe, if the journey...