relaxation

Balancing Busy

by Lindsey Rozmes I love New York. I’ve been drawn to its frenetic energy and lively buzz since I was a kid. I couldn’t wait to grow up and dive into the action. For the past decade, man, was I in the action. I kept stride with the revved up pace, bobbing and weaving through the streets, running from

Read More

What Meditation Isn’t

by Lola Rephann Meditation is a word that has been often mis-used in our modern Western society. It’s sometimes used to mean daydreaming, thinking intently about something, or contemplation, but meditation actually is none of these things. Meditation is a specific technique for resting the mind. Even “rest” in our society is often misconstrued. We think “rest” is sitting in

Read More

How Thai Massage Can Help Us Reclaim Our Right to Touch

by Lola Rephann Our culture has some serious baggage around the word “massage,” and when you stop to examine why, is it any wonder? It’s a standard canard in sit-coms, a bad joke implying intimate possibilities when someone creepy tries to pick up cute guy/girl by promising a “massage” to help them relieve stress from all that work or studying.

Read More

Music and Mantra: Being with Sound

By Adriana Rambay Fernández As you go about your day, you may have words you repeat to yourself as a reminder, as a way to boost your confidence, or perhaps as words you live by. Sometimes you may find yourself repeating a mantra or something said in a yoga class. Thoughts or phrases you return to can have a powerful

Read More

The Importance of Breath in Yoga Practice

by Lola Rephann Anyone who’s ever taken a yoga class has heard the teacher’s direction to breathe. But beyond the usual “make sure you’re breathing” or “take a deep breath” cues, are we ever really taught how to breathe well? Why is it important to breathe well, and what benefits will breathing well confer on us? To “breathe well” is to take breathing out

Read More

post categories

Upcoming Studio Closure

 

After 8 years Beloved World Yoga will be closing its doors. Thank you for trusting us to be your guides and for all your support over the years. We will continue to hold classes at the studio and on Zoom through April 2nd.

Join a special evening class on Thursday April 1st, so that we can close this chapter as a community and move on to new adventures. 

Thank you for joining us in our mission to create a more beloved world.

Be Well.

- Bridget & The Beloved World Yoga Team -