Words of Wisdom

We're good for more than just a sun salutation.

Our blog gives you that little something extra, whether it’s the tunes to start your day off right, yummy recipe you’ve been craving or the warm words that you need at just this moment. We post reflections, recipes, playlists and yes, even the occasional puppy photo or two (or ten). And hey, communication is a two-way street: we always welcome feedback and suggestions for future posts.

Robert Aranyosi
By Maddie Rodriguez

Yogi Spotlight: Robert Aranyosi

Instructor Rob Aranyosi’s yoga story shows that not every path is a straight one, but if we listen to our inner selves, we get where we’re going in the end. Growing up, Rob was always active, and throughout his early life he pursued everything from …

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Yogi in downward dog
By Maddie Rodriguez

Rooting for Spring.

As I’ve said before on this blog, I’m a word nerd. When I am trying to meditate or set an intention, I’ll often think about a specific word: its uses, connotations, or etymology. It was in this vein that I started thinking about the word …

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Makenzie Dale
By Maddie Rodriguez

Yogi Spotlight: Makenzie Dale

It’s a cliché to say “mom knows best,” but in Makenzie Dale’s case, it just might be true. Her mother bought her, her first yoga mat and DVD following a project Makenzie did on yoga in middle school, and the rest was history. Makenzie continued …

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cactii on a window sill
By Maddie Rodriguez

Taking a Little Time Out.

Can you feel it? The days are getting longer, the sun is feeling a little warmer, and the snow has melted (for now). Spring is around the corner—but it’s not here yet. As anyone who has spent more than a year or two in this part …

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Yogi with prayer hands
By Maddie Rodriguez

In Defense of Being Just Okay.

The other day one of my colleagues was telling me a story about her kid. Her kid, she said, loves to sing. He sings in the shower, sings during a car ride, and sings at the dinner table. He sings and sings and sings despite …

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Happy yogi
By Maddie Rodriguez

Your Best Year Yet.

We made it. It is officially 2018, the holidays are over, school is in session and everyone is back to work. That means it’s the perfect time to take stock of our New Year’s resolutions. How do you feel about this year’s goals? Are you …

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DIY: A Succulent Gift
By Lizl Fleury

DIY: A Succulent Gift

If you didn’t know already, we love love love plants! Because let’s be real, life without plants succs. And if you’re still looking for something meaningful to give a loved one this holiday season, why not give them a gift that will last them through …

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Yogi in Upward Dog
By Maddie Rodriguez

Keep Glowing through the Holiday Season.

Let’s face it—the holiday season is exciting, but it can also take a toll on us, physically, mentally and emotionally. Our bodies are taxed with swings from frigid outdoor temperatures to stuffy shopping malls or sweltering parties. Our minds are preoccupied with planning, itineraries and …

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Bekka Cook
By Maddie Rodriguez

Yogi Spotlight: Bekka Cook

Yoga is all in the family for Bekka: her mother took her to her first yoga class when she was only ten years old, and she has been practicing ever since. Before all that, though, Bekka grew up in a beautiful, beachy small town in …

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Meaningful Connections
By Maddie Rodriguez

Meaningful Connections.

We live in an age in which hundreds of friends and followers are at our fingertips. With the click of a button or the tapping of a few keys, we can share everything from photos to feelings to the causes closest to our heart. It …

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