Hello Dear Ones, Yoga rituals are the reason that after owning my yoga center for many years that one most frequent comments I hear students say is how SAFE they feel when they walk through our doors. Because there is so much unrest in the world, I’d like to ask that we all make a
YOGA CLASS COLORS DID YOU KNOW…? That our hardest yoga classes color at A Gentle Way Yoga are, BROWN CLASSES, are like many “Level 1” classes at other studios? That our BLUE CLASSES are what most studios are calling “Gentle Yoga” on their schedule? That our PINK and PURPLE CLASSES are unique to our Center,
Occasionally I will put out a call to other local studios who train teachers, asking them if they have recently certified anyone who lives near our Center, that might be interested in apprenticing, subbing, and eventually teaching at A Gentle Way. Kristin Akerele answered that call almost three years ago, and is now one of
We need more gentle yoga classes and teachers. This is why; A beautiful larger woman, somewhere in her 50s, walked into my Center today with her friend. I could tell that she was apprehensive walking in the door, but when she saw me, a well-rounded 50+ year-young teacher and Studio owner, she relaxed a little.
Every now and then I send out survey emails to our dedicated yoga students, asking them about their class experiences in a effort to try to understand why some classes at my Center in La Mesa, California are consistently full, while others are not. Of course there are many reasons, which I will discuss throughout
It has taken me ten days to get to one class in my two weeks of visiting Fort Collins, Colorado. I’m here helping with my daughter’s two month old baby, allowing mommy to catch up on sleep — while trying to take care of myself at the same time. Not an easy task! I have
Being Present is the Best Present During this season of giving, many people rush around creating more stress on their body and finances than any other time of the year. They say they don’t have the time nor the money to take care of themselves because they feel they must give to everyone else. This
Committing to Self Care Through a Dedicated Yoga Practice From the desk of our founder… Where will you be ten years from now if you don’t take care of yourself today? September is upon us! And while it is still one of San Diego’s warmest months – most vacations are over, school has begun –