Why Being Able to Touch Your Toes Doesn’t Matter

Why Being Able to Touch Your Toes Doesn’t Matter

By Rebekah Conrad When I was in my 20s, I couldn’t touch my toes. While sitting uncomfortably on the floor of a meditation class, I concluded that if I wanted peace of mind (at my ripe old age), I better accept inflexibility as a fact of life and move on. When the... read more
Aligned Flow

Aligned Flow

By: Susan Barber Why does alignment matter in yoga? What if we are just coming to “relax”? I have been asked that question a few times. To understand this, we must understand WHY we practice yoga in the first place. The First Pada Vs.2 of the Yoga Sutras states “Yoga... read more
Summery Shrimp Cakes

Summery Shrimp Cakes

By Donna Hetrick I’m a protein type so I typically plan my meals around the protein. In the summer, however, when it’s hot and muggy – I don’t always want something heavy and these Summery Shrimp Cakes fit the bill! Due to how lightly these hold together – I recommend... read more
Resiliency

Resiliency

By: Kelsey Williams “I have not failed. I’ve simply found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” -Thomas Edison Resiliency is the ability to pick yourself up after being knocked down. Recently, I was discussing how practicing balance poses helps to increase your own personal... read more
YOFO Yoga For Everyone Fundraiser

YOFO Yoga For Everyone Fundraiser

At the start of 2018, YOFO adopted a new slogan, “Yoga for Everyone,” and on June 16th we will host our first “Yoga for Everyone” fundraiser. Research supports that all populations, including low income, benefit from a regular yoga/ mindfulness practice. Our mission is to provide yoga to these demographics and to spread the love and peace that yoga brings throughout our community. We hope you will join us on the 16th.

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Recipe of the Month: Salmon Bean Cakes

Recipe of the Month: Salmon Bean Cakes

I LOVE this salmon black bean burger recipe that can be altered to fit ANY blood type! It’s fresh, seasonal, full of omega-3’s and healthy for everyone! The recipe calls for cooked wild caught salmon – which is amazing when you take the time to prepare the... read more