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Classes are currently offered on Tuesday and Thursday evening at 6:30 pm. The first and third Tuesday of every month is Yin/Restorative Yoga at 7:30pm. We are located above The Lock-Up Gym on West Main Cross in Taylorville, Illinois, USA. *More classes will be offered over the summer.* Also, classes in Springfield at the Library… Continue reading Classes
You have probably heard people mention Essential Oils, especially in reference to yoga. I remember the first yoga class I ever attended. While we were in Savasana (Corps Pose), the teacher came over and used Lavender to help me relax by applying it topically. I had no idea what was happening since my eyes… Continue reading Introduction to Essential Oils
Let’s face it, if you practice yoga, you need to clean your yoga mat! Without the proper cleaner, your yoga mat can get kind of gunky (this is the technical term of course) and this is even more true when sharing or renting mats at a yoga studio. With so many products on the market,… Continue reading DIY Yoga Mat Cleaner with Essential Oils
One of my favorite classes to teach is “Yin Yoga.” One of the questions I get most is “what is Yin Yoga?” I remember the first time I tried Yin Yoga. It was during my teacher training course and another student was “testing out” by teaching a class to everyone. While most of us did… Continue reading Yin Yoga Explained
Yoga is the unity of mind and body and to achieve this unity, we often focus on our breath as we move through postures. Previously, I talked about How Pranayama Breathing Relieves Anxiety, but now let’s look at a type of Pranayama known as Ujjayi breath. In Sanskrit, Ujjayi breath means “victorious breath.” Ujjayi breath is… Continue reading The Why & How of Ujjayi Breath in Yoga
We can all agree, breathing is important. It’s the first thing we do when we are born. We take our first breath, and we continue to breathe the rest of our lives. Without breath, we have no life, but how can the WAY we breathe help our daily lives and the anxiety we face? Focused breathing, known… Continue reading How Pranayama (Yoga) Breathing Relieves Anxiety
Discover Essential Oils Ever smelled a rose and instantly felt more serene? Or a tasted a squeeze of lemon and felt more refreshed? How about a whiff of peppermint that helps you feel more alert? If so, you’re already practicing aromatherapy. Therapeutic scents can literally help us feel better inside and out. Why choose Young Living… Continue reading Essential Oils
I had a great experience. It was peaceful and relaxing. I am looking forward to next Monday and happy there was such a great turn out. – Athena M.
The class I went to was amazing! Instructor is kind and makes you feel comfortable. -Mandy S.