Yoga 101

Side Plank Pose

Vasisthasana (vah-sish-TAHS-anna) Vasistha = literally means “most excellent, best, richest.” Vasistha is the name of several well-known sages in the yoga tradition. Side Plank Pose:…

Handstand

Like its inverted cousins such as Forearm Balance and Headstand, a major obstacle to Handstand is a natural fear of falling. So the basic…

Eagle Pose

(gah-rue-DAHS-anna) Garuda = the mythic “king of the birds,” the vehicle of Vishnu. The word is usually rendered into English as “eagle,” though according…

How Yoga Stimulates Creative Thinking

We believe everyone is born creative. Los Angeles-based yoga teacher, life design coach, and writer Mary Beth LaRue guides you on a physical, spiritual and mental journey…

Chakra Tune-Up: Intro to the Sahasrara

The seventh chakra, called sahasrara, is located at the crown of the head. “Sahasrara” means thousand-petaled and represents a thousand-petaled lotus flower. 7th Chakra’s Natural…