Monthly Archives: April 2014

Yogi of the Month: Zuri

Meet this month’s Yogi of the Month! Zuri lights up any and every room she walks into with a beauty that shines inside and out.  Zuri has an infectious smile and a playful and lighthearted way about her.  Don’t let her laughs fool you though, she is a seriously yogi and her commitment has not gone unnoticed.  Zuri leads by example with an open heart, willingness to try new things and unfaltering dedication.  We feel lucky to have her as a part of the YOHI community!  Each month Yoga on High is happy to partner with Manduka to feature a Yogi of the Month. Learn more about this month’s Yogi of the Month, Zuri! Read More…

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Take Root

by Bernie McKnight

The first chakra, Muladhara, is also known as the root chakra. As its name implies, it is related to our personal sense of foundation.  Located at the base of the spine, the first chakra is the physical space where we connect with the ground or its representation (the floor, a chair).  Getting grounded is an important activity as it provides the stability from which we can efficiently move forward in both momentary and lifelong pursuits. Sending roots into the earth is a common image offered during grounding techniques.  While this is clearly a metaphor, it isn’t unusual to focus on the body parts that touch a chair or the floor, and have the sensation that some part of the self is descending towards the center of the earth.  Ground is useful to focus your mind first thing in the morning, at the end of the workday or any time your experience frantic, scattered feelings. Read More…

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