Light Your Fire: An Affirmation of Personal Power


This mornings yoga class at Karma Yoga was hot and passionate; the “fun factor” was high and the music was right on cue! “Change” by Natalie Merchant was a particular favorite today – we placed it twice. Following a sequence of fiery core strengthening exercises all beings were able and ready to move from a […]

A Strong Core Starts Here


Your core is the very center of your physical, emotional and spiritual universe. Everything about us somehow relates to this real and magical place; where energy, courage, passion and self-confidence generates. The famous psychologist, Carl Jung, once said that Manipura chakra is where we burn through our passions and desires in order to become a […]

No Excuses – Your Office Fitness Plan – Plus Workout Video


For those of you who work full time and spend most of your weekday hours confined to a desk and chair, finding time to workout can be frustrating. Take a healing workout break!  Everyone needs to take a lunch break and if you’re not you should! Dividing your lunch break into healthy munching and a […]

Above, Below, Behind And Beyond -The Six Pack


Is there more to life and your body than a six pack! Are you keeping up with your core training exercises? I certainly hope so! As I told my class this morning, “If you don’t use it regularly – it will get flabby” Profound, hugh? Not really, but, so very true! Strengthening your core doesn’t […]

21 Day Yoga Challenge: Day 17 – 20-Minute Core Focus


We are nearing the end of our 21 Day Yoga Challenge! Today’s 20 minute practice focuses on building a strong core and amazing abs. Focus on breathing, tightening your core, and practicing some amazing yoga today. Stay strong – we hope by now you’re craving your daily yoga! Courtesy of Yoga Journal. Here are some […]

21 Day Yoga Challenge: Day 10 – 20-Minute Core Focus


Yesterday we took you through a 15 minute morning sequence to awaken your body and senses in our 21 Day Yoga Challenge. Today we are bringing you a 20 minute yoga practice with a focus on your core. A strong core is so important to your health and it brings you a strong back and […]

21 Day Yoga Challenge: Day 3 – 20-Minute Core Focus


We hope you are enjoying the start of the 21 Day Yoga Challenge. Here are some tips to make sure you keep your practice going: if you do yoga at home, set your yoga mat right beside your bed so you don’t forget. If you do yoga in a studio, schedule your classes like you […]

Power Up Your Life With Core Strength!


Power, stability and ease emanates from your core (your center) improving nearly every movement you make and most yoga poses you flow in and out from. Your core is both physically and emotionally your center of balance and strength. Plugging into your core abdominal muscles stimulates an attitude of inner strength and confidence and stokes […]

I Can’t Seem To Get That Flat Mid-Section! Help!


Your question: I workout 5/6 days a week! And my doctor gave me a clean bill of health. My workouts include power walking, lifting weights 3 times a week, and yoga or Pilates twice a week. I do tons of abdominal work. I still can’t see the evidence of my strong core. How much core […]