{Y}integration

{Y}integration

Yoga is SO much more than the poses and has a long, beautiful and rich history. Integrating the "whole" of the practice into your life can be a sweet experience filled with deep inner work and realization.

Join me as we dive deeper, explore, and integrate this beautiful practice into our daily lives - inspiring us off the mat.

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{Y}integration
  • Yin Yoga | Harmonizing Solar & Lunar Energy

    Within Traditional Chinese Medicine and yoga tradition, the concepts of solar/lunar, yin/yang, masculine/feminine sun/moon are intertwined. Recognizing the value inherent in both sides, the blending of a little of the other in each, and the center upon which all of this clings - this is where th...

  • Mindful Full Body Yoga Flow | Asteya | Nonstealing

    No matter how grounding we feel or how true to ourselves we are, we will find a point when we will compare ourselves to someone else. In this practice we are letting go of comparison, moving our bodies and honoring where we are at in this moment, connecting to our Root Chakra for support and gro...

  • Yin Yoga | Stillness in the Breath

    in every breath, naturally and organically, there is space - stillness - quiet. At the end of each inhale and each exhale there is this sweet space - a place to just be. No doing, no demands, just stillness.

    Between each pose, there is the opportunity, especially in Yin Yoga, to just be, feel,...

  • Yinspired Yoga Flow | Satya | Truthfulness

    Satya - our second Yama asks us to explore honesty, truthfulness, authenticity in our lives. In this practice we ask the question, What Is True Here Now? as it applies to our practice, our thoughts, our emotions, and our actions. Reminding us to be fully present in this moment to bring more "tr...

  • Yinspired Yoga Flow | Ahimsa | Nonharming

    Ahimsa is the first Yama in the Yamas and Niyamas in the 8 fold path of yoga. The Yamas are the basic tenets for our relationships with the world and this first Yama is the guide post for all that follow. This Yama is often interpreted as nonviolence or non-harming and can include refraining fr...

  • {Y}integration Yin Yoga | Ahimsa | Nonviolence

    Welcome to the 8 Limbs of Yoga and {Y}integration! These practices dive deeper into the basic tenets and philosophical underpinnings of yoga as a journey or pathway to enlightenment.

    Here we begin with the first step which includes the 10 basic tenets to live by - the Yamas (how we engage wit...

  • {Y}integration Yin Yoga | Satya | Truthfulness

    Welcome to our second Yama of the 8 Limbs of Yoga! Today we are working with Truthfulness or Honesty - Satya. Satya is living your truth, being authentic, living in alignment with your values and being/showing/acting with honesty. It means being authentic every single day - and being honest wi...

  • {Y}integration Yin Yoga | Asteya | Nonstealing

    In Patanjali's 8 Limbs Pathway, Yama #3 is Asteya or nonstealing. While many of us see this as not taking something from another (definitely true for this Yama), there is so much more here. Not taking from another's time, energy, spirit; not taking from yourself, not taking from the earth, not ...

  • Time & Space to Heal | Yin Yoga for the Soul

    When we are in the middle of grief, stress, sadness or any strong emotionally charged situation, it seems overwhelming and the very thought that we could actually move on and heal seems a bit out there. When all else is done - what we need is time to breathe, be and allow and space to settle, gr...

  • {Y}integration Yin Yoga | Brahmacharya | Moderation

  • {Y}integration Yin Yoga | Aparigraha | Nonattachment

    We are to the final Yama on our journey into Patanjali's 8 Limbs of Yoga - aparigraha or nonattachment. Keeping in mind all of the other Yamas - they all work together and support each other - we explore the idea of loosening our hold on expectations, things, beliefs, thoughts. We explore allow...