Contributed by: Bridget Fujioka Stress is an all too common occurrence in our daily lives, and now with the holidays around the corner, we experience the feeling even more. But, why is stress such a common occurrence and how do we cope with it? To understand how to manage it, we must first understand how stress works. Stress is a
Contributed by: Lola Rephann Touch is essential for well-being and emotional balance. In our society today, we’re often over-sexualized and under-touched. Fed a strange diet of messages that say we must be sexually attractive and provocative to merit touch, there is no model for non-sexual yet intimate healing contact. Even within our own families, we’re not guaranteed touch as many children
Contributed by: Lindsey Rozmes, AHC Fall is (almost here) and we can feel all her cool, light, dry and mobile vibes already! The back-to-school buzz has seemed to stoke everybody’s creativity and we’re all hyped up to get back in full swing and take on new projects. Fall welcomes the elements of air + space to the stage. According to
Reviews.com, a research team dedicated to finding the fact behind products and industries, recently did some in-depth research on yoga mats! Yoga mats are no longer in the one-type-fits-all-users category. Each yogi is unique, so this guide can help you find the mat that is the right fit for your practice. The following nine mats were selected from 30 of the best-rated
Yoga in the Heights has such a vast demographic community! That’s truly one of the unique things about our Wellness Center. In every yoga class, we’ve got all generations, all colors, all shapes and sizes. We are the community that breaks the myth that yoga in not for everyone! And we LOVE when a new yoga student transforms before our eyes! One of those
During the month of August, I (and dozens of other Jersey City yogis) participated in my first ever 30 Day Challenge at YitH. I completed 23 classes in 30 days. Ultimately, it was one of the most profound months of my life. Below are the words I wrote upon completion. Success looks like 20 yoga classes in 30 days.
Written by Lindsey Rozmes Remember those candies, Gobstoppers? We’re just like them: many layers, many flavors. We often hear the expression, “beauty is only skin deep,” but when it comes to our health, most of us put our focus primarily on that outside layer and neglect the inside. When it comes to wellness, we can’t just work with that outermost
Written by Erin Kumpf http://www.erinkumpf.com/ Adios Summer! We’ve had a great run these past few months — enjoying the plethora of activity, the joyous days and social nights, the (sometimes overly sweltering) heat and nourishing sun. Now we get to slow down and enjoy the fruits of our combined labor. The sunlight is starting to wane, a golden yellow hue
written by Janel Ross From the moment we wake up to the time our heads hit the pillow, we are depleted from the compactness of our day, only to start over again. Many of us have specific goals (from getting to bed before 10pm to running a marathon) but oftentimes there are problems getting from point A to point B.
Day 7 was a community class, taking place under the trees during the Riverview Farmer’s Market. The boys were running around the playground with the neighborhood kids and my partner was foodtrucking breakfast. The weather was perfect for a daytime stretch and bend in the park. I could hear the wind in the trees and the birds overhead. Easily distracted,