If practice makes perfect, then the end goal of yoga is to master every pose, right? (Spoiler alert: it’s got nothing to do with the poses)
I love feeling seen and like I’m still part of the group during a live Zoom class and I love the chance to pick which Evolution GO class I want to take based on a theme or a particular teacher. Having so many at-home options has really changed the way I show up to teach, because it has given me the space to explore my own body and practice so I can take that learning to my students.
My personal experience with the quarantine has been full of ups and downs, and I’m sure most of you can relate. But instead of focusing on the lost jobs, solitude, boredom, and other negative aspects of the quarantine, I’m dedicated to finding the positives.
This program came at a perfect time in my life. I moved to Harrisburg at the end of 2018 after graduating from college with my first full-time job in a brand new city. Fast forward a year later: I decided to leave my job in search of a career that fuels my passions and fulfills me 100%.
I quickly realized that I didn’t know what that would be, and a wave of self-doubt and discouragement poured over me. It was then that EPY Harrisburg’s 40 Days leader Jackie Brow explained how the program could help me understand and work through this roadblock so early on in my career.
For as long as we can remember, we’ve always been told how important regular physical activity is to our overall health and wellbeing. Throughout grade school and college, getting in a workout at least 3 times a week may have been easy, especially if you were involved in athletics.
And then life happened.
With the greatest trepidation, I attended my first class in front of a wall of windows and found out that I loved it.
Don’t you ever wonder what goes through your yoga teacher’s mind, or your fellow yogis, during your practice? We’ve compiled a list of common Q&A’s to answer those burning questions.
We got to talking with one of our York Instructors, Sarah, and her husband, Francisco, to learn a little bit about their lives off the mat and outside of the studio.
Week 3 marks the 40 days program in full swing for me. The theme of week 3 was equanimity. Merriam-Webster defines equanimity as, “evenness of the mind especially under stress” and “balance”. At our weekly in person group meeting we defined equanimity as, “calm in the storm”, “sitting with discomfort”, “balance of strength and ease” […]
Life gets hectic. Sometimes it feels so difficult to balance it all. We try to get it all done and sometimes our schedules fall short of yoga. This is the story we tell ourselves. I am a recent graduate student, as well as an academic. My job requires my energy a minimum of 40 hours […]