Daily Routines for Wellness

Daily Routines for Wellness

Open your heart. Gentle, yet empowered. Feel yourself root. Peaceful, surrounded by patience and trust. Create and hold safe space. For yourself. When you gracefully step onto your yoga mat, do you ever feel the glowing morning dew grass between your toes? Has it ever happened while you’re still waking up in the morning, lying […]

Mysore Demystified

Mysore Demystified

goodteacher Amy is the director of goodyoga’s Mysore program. Here, she provides valuable insight and brings clarity to your most common questions. You want to read this! Mysore Ashtanga is a unique form of yoga study which offers private instruction within a group setting. Its roots are firmly established in paramparā, the direct personal transmission […]

Nature as a Means to Overcome and Rejoice!

Nature as a Means to Overcome and Rejoice!

goodteacher, Jeanette reflects on nature and intelligence as it pertains to the human condition. sutra 11.21, tadarthah eva drsyasya atma Nature and intelligence exist solely to serve the seer’s true purpose, emancipation. (Translated by BKS Iyengar) Did you know that the world was made for us? To explore, experience, and grow! Sutra 11.21 evokes big […]

The Light and the Dark: Embracing our Wholeness

The Light and the Dark: Embracing our Wholeness

goodteacher, Tiffany reminds us to embrace our whole selves, and to revisit the notion of ‘perfection’. Purnamadah Purnamidam
 Purnat Purnamudachyate 
Purnasya Purnamadaya 
Purnameva Vashishyate purnam adah: that origin of all things is Whole (perfect, entire, complete, full, rich, fat with goodness) purnam idam: this entire creation that has come from that origin of all things […]

Q & A with the goodteachers

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Q & A with the goodteachers

Get to know the goodteachers of goodyoga a bit better. Check out each of their fun yoga-related question and answers below. Then go have a chat with them at the studios! Tejal How did you get started practicing yoga? In 2006, while working a corporate job in Ohio and living by myself and I felt […]

goodpose of December – Staff Pose

goodpose of December – Staff Pose

goodyoga’s goodpose of December is staff pose (dandasana) with dhyana mudra. 1. Sit on the floor and extend your legs long in front of you. If you are having difficulty sitting upright and lifted out of your lower back, it’s likely because your hamstrings are tight. It will be helpful to sit on a blanket […]

goodpose of November – Child’s Pose

goodpose of November – Child’s Pose

goodyoga’s goodpose of November is child’s pose (bah-LAHS-anna). If you’ve taken a yoga class, chances are you’ve explored chid’s pose, balasana in Sanskrit. This pose is a passive, restorative, resting position. Often offered by teachers during class in the beginning, towards the end, and any time in between, as a place to gather the breath. […]

Save Money By Traveling: 5 Key Concepts

Save Money By Traveling: 5 Key Concepts

Sutra 1.14 When that practice is done for a long time, without a break, and with sincere devotion, then the practice becomes a firmly rooted, stable and solid foundation. (sah tu dirgha kala nairantaira satkara asevitah dridha bhumih) -Patanjali, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali I’ve been asked to write a blog post about my recent […]

Morning Mantra: Building Confidence

Morning Mantra: Building Confidence

We all have days where we feel more or less like we can take over the world. There are days we wake up and the horizon seems vast, endless and welcoming. And then … … There are the days where the horizon seems to begin and end at the end of our block. Rest easy, you are […]

goodstudent of September – Jessica

goodstudent of September – Jessica

Jessica is goodyoga’s #goodstudent of September! Christina (#goodteacher of September) wanted to give a special yogi-shout-out to Jessica’s presence around the studios. She explains why … “I’ve watched Jessica deepen her practice for over a year. She is a very present, very aware person, and I get the sense that she is really soaking up information […]

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