Open-sky season finale on Friday

Hi Fellow Yogis: This coming Friday will be the season finale for open-sky yoga at Lincoln Park. Thanks for a great season! We plan to be back in April, so please check here and on Facebook for updates. In the meantime, please see the Google calendar for classes at MAFA, CHAW, VIDA and Results. In […]

MAFA sale

Hi Fellow Yogis: Wanted to let you know that Capitol Hill Martial Arts and Fitness Academy is running some specials: 5 for $25 (yoga classes) One-month unlimited classes $99 For more information: www.capitolhillmartialarts.com or 202/455-4662.

Embodied Yoga Retreat with Adrienne

Hi Fellow Yogis: My friend and first yoga teacher Adrienne Penebre is hosting a yoga retreat in Berkeley Springs, WV, Oct. 7-9. The weekend will feature transformational movement lessons, meditation, hiking, nutritious meals and campfires. For more information: embodied yoga Oct201 w Adrienne Penebre (Yoga RYT 200| Somatic Movement, Anat Baniel Method), adrienne@burningbarn.com.  

Core intentions

Hi Fellow Yogis: Recently, we have been working on strengthening the core with postures such as plank, headstand and boat pose. We’ve then balanced the strength work with length work: Stretching the side body with peaceful warrior and lengthening the abs with such poses as up dog and open twists. Strenghtening and lengthening the core […]

New fall classes on the Hill

After Labor Day, I will be adding several local classes to the schedule: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at MAFA (capitolhillmartialarts.com) Monday and Wednesday; 12:15 to 1 p.m. at CHAW (Chaw.org) Tuesday and Thursday. Hope to see you on the mat!  

A month of open-sky summer yoga

A small but dedicated group of yoginis – six to 12 – has been showing up for toasty open-sky summer yoga in Lincoln Park in the past month. We have worked on squaring the hips, rolling the shoulders down and back as well as pulling the navel toward the spine – all in the name […]

Open-sky: Aligning with gratitude

Fourteen yogis gathered in a muddy Lincoln Park to align the spine and express gratitude. We treated the spine as one unit – being mindful of the movements of the neck in relation to the rest of the back. And we expressed gratitude for our practice (in its eighth week) together. Namaste.