During the first 2 weeks of the Beginner Yoga Series at Root Down Yoga (Cincinnati, OH), the students get homework. They are asked to practice some of the breathing exercises (pranayama) we learn in class, at home. Sandy Kingsley, owner of Root Down Yoga and teacher of the Beginner Series says, “As with other yogic practices, consistency is important. For that reason,
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There are so many directions to go in to answer this question. Someone could write for pages and pages, talk for days and days to answer it, and it still might not get down to a simple, essential answer. The “simple answer” would very likely be different for each and every person you ask. For me, perhaps my simple essential answer is: Yoga creates more freedom for anyone who practices it.
Give a shout out to Alex Olmedo, newest teacher to the Root Down Yoga teaching team! Better yet, come and take her class, starting on Monday, October 13, 6pm Hot Vinyasa. The focus on mindfulness and body awareness is
The trick to waking up on the “right side of the bed” is simple! Start your day with yoga asana. Doing yoga in the morning can help set the tone for the entire day. You will feel more centered, will be able to handle difficult decisions in the day better and be more in the present moment.
Root Down Yoga is happy to welcome Vanessa Peterman to our teaching team! Vanessa is scheduled to begin teaching the Tuesday night 6:00 - 7:15 pm Gentle Flow class on Sept. 23, 2014.
Savasana (corpse pose): sometimes our favorite part of our…
Root Down Yoga is happy to welcome Brooke Schoudel to our teaching team! Brooke is now teaching Vinyasa Flows on Friday 9:30 – 10:45 am Vinyasa Flow and Sunday 12:30 - 1:45 pm!
Yoga is a great way to help extend and reinforce the spine. This is the fourth post in a series about backbends. We want to help you recondition the posture we create from slumping forward over our computers, phones and tablets. As we’ve mentioned before, that rounding-forward posture can lead to neck, shoulder, and back pain, and even depression. Today we will go over wheel...
Sometimes we hunch over our computer screens at work (you…