I began yoga teacher training last January with an open mind but clear, pragmatic goals. I wanted to learn to teach so I could confidently be a substitute teacher at our studio, and to provide more knowledgeable, compassionate support for our wonderful teachers. I got much more than I bargained for. I got something [...]
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My goal at the end of class is to have students leave their mats feeling better than when they first stepped foot on them. This is my contribution to a better world. Perhaps that sounds trite, but if you look at the levels of depression, anxiety, and unhappiness in society, I think it’s a [...]
At Kids Mindful Movement, we believe that mindfulness starts at birth. The earlier children begin to learn mindfulness techniques, the higher their chance to approach the world's stresses with a calm mind and an open heart. Our mission is to offer a non-competitive environment for kids of all ages to be themselves and have [...]
Ayurveda= System of healing with roots in ancient India Ayur (life) // Veda (wisdom or study) In Spring we see the qualities (Gunas) of it’s associated dosha, Kapha dosha: liquid, heavy, moist, dense, and cool. The meaning of Ka (water) Pha (to flourish) is that which is flourished by water. We see this wet [...]
New Class "Yoga For Athletes" Will Focus on Preventing Injury and Optimizing Performance and Bringing Body, Mind & Spirit into Balance Yoga means ‘to yoke’; to connect. Yoga will give us the knowledge and skills to help recognize how we build lifelong patterns that lead to connection of physical, emotional, and spiritual awareness as opposed [...]
Hey there, yogis! ! I’m Susannah Burley and I couldn’t be more excited to join the tribe at Yoga Garden PBO as the Social Media/Communications Intern. Since I’m new to the studio, I wanted to take a second to introduce myself. I’m currently a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill, where I study Communication and Women’s [...]
In 2001, I received a phone call at work that my sister was at a New York City hospital after sustaining a traumatic brain injury. She was later transferred to an inpatient treatment at a center for brain injury rehabilitation, and after that, she returned home to live with my parents and spent the [...]
Tom Thompson’s life is about waking up from the trance we live. Becoming conscious. Some might call it Enlightenment. Tom has immersed himself in what he calls the “enlightenment pathways of the East” (Buddhism, yoga etc) and the “human potential teachings of the west” (psychology, hypnotherapy, etc). The etceteras are extensive: Tom’s 50+ years [...]
Hi Everyone! I'm Roz. :) As a new teacher to Yoga Garden I'd like to introduce myself and invite you to join me for Power Yoga on Sundays at 4:30. While I'm new to Yoga Garden, I'm not so new to yoga. I stated practicing when I was pregnant with my first baby ... she's [...]
The first weekend of yoga teacher training was a humbling, inspiring experience which renewed my appreciation and respect for yoga teachers everywhere. Our Live Your Yoga training has been offered for many years by Dharma Richards at Yoga Garden in Apex. I am excited to be in the first training class at Yoga Garden [...]