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The Ancient Practice of Yoga Nidra

Deep relaxation and meditative inquiry. Join us for the iRest Yoga Nidra Workshop at Root Down Yoga on Saturday, September 13. See our Workshops and Trainings tab for details and to register.

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The Fundamentals of Yoga - A Beginner Series

Root Down Yoga offers a Beginner’s Series of four classes starting the first Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 7:45. Learn the fundamentals, or refresh by getting back to basics. Check out the Workshops and Trainings tab for all the details and to sign up!


How to Create Your Own Yoga and Meditation Space

Practicing yoga at a studio can add so much to your life. In addition to the physical asana practice, and having the expertise of a qualified teacher to guide you, it is also wonderful to feel a part of that community. Practicing yoga on your own time is also delicious. There is a lot to be said for convenience, and...

Class of the Month for August at Root Down Yoga

Root Down Yoga announced our Teacher of the Month for July – Amy Banfield. Following our Teacher of the Month, we will highlight a Class of the Month, selected by that teacher. Amy selected the 6:15pm Vino & Vinyasa on July 11th, 2014 as August’s highlighted class.

Welcome Darlene to Root Down Yoga, Cincinnati!

Root Down Yoga is happy to welcome Darlene Kendrick to our teaching team! Darlene will be teaching Hot Vinyasa on Monday nights at 6:00 pm. A Few Fun Facts: One of Darlene’s favorite yoga poses is...

What are the Benefits of the Cobra Pose – Backbends Series Post 1

Yoga is a great way to help extend and reinforce the spine. Many of us working in an office end up hunched over a computer screen. It creates a nasty habit for us, conditioning us to slump forward whenever we sit down–and oftentimes even when we are standing up. Ek! In this backbend blog series, we will go over poses that will help reverse that slump which can lead to neck, shoulder, and back pain, and even depression. Today...

What is Chair Yoga?

Chair yoga is, yes you’ve guessed it, yoga in a chair. The seated, modified yoga poses are as beneficial someone who is glued to their desk all day long as they are to senior citizens, people who are dealing with certain injuries, or for anyone who just needs support during certain poses. Chair yoga has many of the same benefits of yoga on a sticky mat, such as breath awareness, stretching muscles, and stress reduction, and it makes the...

Creative Ways to Drink More Water

There are so many reasons why we should drink water. Drinking water makes us feel good and our organs function properly. Sadly though, some people still do not consume enough of it. And if you don’t find the taste of water satisfying, that would be a real barrier to drinking lots of it. However, there are many fun, creative ways...

Why is it Important to Drink Water?

Many of us work hard to keep a healthy, happy lifestyle. Drinking water is essential to our health. With 60% of our body composed of water, it is important that we stay hydrated because we lose fluid throughout the day. Our water intake should be equal to the amount we lose, otherwise we become dehydrated. So even if you...

Why You Might Want to Consider Taking a Private Yoga Class

Whether you have an advanced practice or are a beginner to yoga, getting out of the group setting and in to a one-to-one class with an experienced teacher will help take your practice to the next level. “If you feel in a rut with your yoga practice, or are recovering from an injury, taking a few private lessons is a perfect way to...

The Benefits of Trying a Hot Yoga Class

Everyone’s reaction is different when they hear the words “hot yoga” uttered. Some get very excited about it; others cringe… The idea of hot yoga can sound terrifying to someone who has not tried it, as well as to others who have a lot of “fire” in their constitution. Hot yoga, however, does have its benefits. Sandy Kingsley, the owner of Root Down Yoga, says, “Many people who feel extra stiff in their muscles love hot yoga. The heat...