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 [...]
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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 [...]
Flow yoga, also called vinyasa yoga, is all over studio schedules these days. From one teacher to the next, however, “flow yoga” can feel quite different. As a teacher, that’s one of the things that I love about it, as there’s lots of room for creativity in designing a flow yoga class. A well-balanced [...]
Even though back pain is one of the most common ailments known to human kind, not all back pain is the same. Nor does each symptom of back pain respond to the same kind of treatment. I began practicing yoga because of persistent back pain in 1994. When I found that yoga helped me [...]
June signifies the official start to summer with the Summer Solstice, although in our NC climate most of us make the shift around Memorial Day when the temperatures consistently stay hot, the air humid, and the graduation ceremonies and dance recitals signal the culmination of a school year. Within yoga and Ayurveda (the Vedic [...]