Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice. Many people practice yoga just for the physical benefits, others do it for the mental benefits, and some explore deep spiritual values. Everyone comes to yoga for their own unique reason or combination of reasons.
- It’s not necessary to put your foot behind your head.
With yoga we use our breath and body to access the mind. Inside a more quiet mind we observe thoughts that arise, and through the observations we can better understand ourselves and others. The physical yoga practice becomes a moving meditation, a heartbeat of energy to ignite our breath and ground us into the present moment. With each conscious breath we move into the moment… this moment, this breath. It all begins with an inhale…
My personal yoga journey began in 2002 when a friend brought me to my first and much needed yoga class at the Yoga Center Mpls. The practice promptly became my mental medicine and a catalyst for positive life changes. It humbles me to share the teachings and healing power of this amazing practice.