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
I was thrilled to see a recent article on the NPR website about a study showing yoga can help with back pain. Most people who are new to yoga have heard that it’s good for your back. However, the danger is that if it’s not the right kind of yoga for your body, it can
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