September 4, 2018

A FREE FOUR WEEK-LONG MINI COURSE DESIGNED TO HELP YOU FEEL SETTLED AND CALM IN YOUR BODY, HEART AND MIND. 

Irritable, distracted, anxious and burned out. Trust me, I've been there too. If you've ever struggled with chronic anxiety and panic attacks you've probably expe...

February 27, 2018

Yoga invites us into the grey space, the unknown, the in-between. In a way, I think this is a really radical concept for us and our culture to consider. In a yoga class, it’s sort of our job to stay in the in-between space and resist that temptation to label something...

December 14, 2017

This is probably not news to you, but the holidays can be kind of crazy. As we get closer and closer to Christmas there's any number of things demanding our attention that prevent us from being fully present. Even as I try my very best to stay in the moment, it's hard...

November 5, 2017

“Movement, just like the cell wall, the mitochondria, the cytoskeleton, and the nucleus is a part of every working cell. Cells don’t work without movement, and you aren’t fully operational without all of your cells working well. The movement of a part today is what aff...

November 5, 2017

Lately, I’ve been a little obsessed with feet. Wait, I know what you’re thinking and no, I’m not talking about that kind of foot fetish (weirdos), just a plain ol’ healthy fascination with those tootsies.

Here’s why: One quarter of the movements available to your body o...

October 1, 2017

First, let me begin by saying I have no ulterior motives for trying to convince you to do Yoga Teacher Training. I am not leading YTT, nor do I get any sort of bonus cash reward if you cite me as a reference on your application. The only extra perk I receive is seeing...

October 1, 2017

Friends, I am so excited for you to meet Missy Graff Ballone! A talented artist and massage therapist, Missy and I became friends when I met her and her husband Jonathan while they were both doing their yoga teacher training at Yoga Mechanics (I know, they're adorable)...

August 30, 2017

One day, we walked into Yoga Mechanics and saw that in place of what was a long-standing retail space was now an intricate display of colorful string and notecards that asked us two questions: What do you have? What do you Need? In a heartfelt and sincere letter from s...

August 30, 2017

Painting by Filippa Edghill 

It’s an interesting experience to spend any length of time focusing only on your mind-body connection. As a teacher and student, I often wonder what brings people to yoga class. Do they like to practice? Have they come for something specific...

August 30, 2017

 Photo via Pure Green Magazine

Deep breathing is my favorite. I’m not always very good at it, which is surprising, I know, but I think that’s why I love it so much and why I teach it in my classes so often. Like many of you, I struggle with panic and anxiety that at tim...

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