How to Do Sitali Pranayama: The Cooling Breath

How to Do Sitali Pranayama: The Cooling Breath

In yoga, we often talk about stoking our internal fire to awaken prana. This is in part why people love vinyasa flow so much. You know – the same people who love a daily 5-mile jog and core work. We -(yes, I am one of you) love to feel the burn and know we’re...
How to Resolve Intense & Traumatic Kundalini Awakening

How to Resolve Intense & Traumatic Kundalini Awakening

We might love the idea of enlightenment, but spiritual awakening isn’t a walk in the park for everybody. The very mythology around enlightenment suggests it should be… pleasant, right? Buddha experienced spiritual enlightenment after meditating under a...
Chanting Mantras: Unlock the Secrets of These Spiritual Formulas

Chanting Mantras: Unlock the Secrets of These Spiritual Formulas

Mantras are spiritual formulas that alter the pattern of your mind. Really, you ask? Yes, really! Chanting mantras with your daily yoga practice instantly connect you to divine vibrations. Chanting may be one of the most widely misunderstood practices, often falling...
Vitarka Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Use It?

Vitarka Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Use It?

We aaaall have them once in a while 🙄  Those difficult, conflictual conversations that are over before they begin and make you wish for an ‘easy button’ to help you gracefully exit before you blow a fuse. Vitarka mudra is just about the closest thing yoga has to that...
Shakti Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Do It?

Shakti Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Do It?

Old school yoga meets modern energy work when we use yoga mudras, aka energy seals, with intention to elevate our consciousness. Shakti mudra is a beautiful, empowering hand gesture that invokes the Goddess of divine life energy; Shakti.  With the proper...
Garuda Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Use It?

Garuda Mudra: What It Is and How Do You Use It?

The eagle is used across cultures and traditions to symbolize ultimate freedom, and yoga is no exception! Garuda mudra – the mudra, or energy seal, of the eagle – is a powerful gesture that evokes our ability to rise to any challenge and soar far beyond it...