Category Archives: benefits of yoga

Training Thursday: Cassandra completes workshop with Mas Vidal

Thanks for checking out this occasional series on our blog, Training Thursdays!  In this installment, we report on Cassandra’s Rasayana workshop with Mas Vidal at Liberation Nashville.  Cassandra shares these thoughts about the November 12 event: Mas came to Nashville … Continue reading

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Yoga to treat back pain: study shows results similar to physical therapy

A recent study of treatment options for lower back pain reports on the results of 320 participants in the Boston area:  participants were treated with physical therapy, yoga, or education.  The study concludes that the participants in the yoga and physical … Continue reading

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February 2017 focus and class schedule

What a timely month to study and contemplate the yoga concept satya (truthfulness). As we grapple with the recent coining of the term “alternative facts,” we can turn to the ancient vedic texts, which predate all religions, for some perspective.  Sat, the … Continue reading

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Berry Plastics Health Fair: Sept. 14, 1-4 p.m.

Thank you to Shigeko and the rest of the folks at Berry Plastics for inviting 4yoga to be part of its annual employee health fair!  We are delighted to be able to share information about yoga with participants at these events, … Continue reading

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10 minutes of yoga every day?

This article from Runner’s World presents a novice yogi’s experience committing to 10 minutes of yoga every day for a month.  Whether you have practiced a long time or are just beginning to explore yoga, Kasandra Brabaw’s insights about fitting yoga into … Continue reading

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July 2016 focus and class schedule

How does your garden grow? With the flowers and foods you want? All from the seeds you sow? What about the seeds you didn’t sow–those persistent, hardy plants we call weeds? With regular diligence, it is possible to maintain your … Continue reading

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Alice completes Yin immersion course

We are pleased to announce that Alice recently completed a 20-hour training specifically focused on Yin yoga. This immersion, held at Sanctuary for Yoga in Nashville, was led by Liz Stewart, who teaches Sanctuary’s Yin classes and has studied with … Continue reading

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June 2016 focus and class schedule

Our Breath is so elementary and yet has so much potential to reveal subtle knowledge about our lives when it becomes conscious and the focus of inquiry. It is possible to live one’s whole life without giving breath a second … Continue reading

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/breTH/ workshop with Debbie Marquette: June 11-12, 2016

Update (5/23):  Several people have expressed an interest in registering for the workshop but are unavailable on the June dates.  If you would be interested in a July workshop, please contact Debbie and let her know!  (She can be reached … Continue reading

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Reminder: special Yin class, Living Our Yoga, on F 1/29 @ 5:30 p.m.

Alice and Angie would like to remind members of our community about this week’s co-taught Yin class, Living Our Yoga, and we invite  you to join us on Friday, January 29, at 5:30 p.m.  In case you missed it in the January … Continue reading

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