February 2019

Year of Fitness – Conquering Trails in the Sun

When was the last time you exercised outside? With the benefits from the sun, fresh air, and virtually limitless possibilities, committing to a workout regimen in the outdoors can be just the thing to take your fitness to the next level. There are hundreds of sports and ways to burn calories in the outdoors, but hiking is one that’s universal and available in every city in the world. Learn more about the adventure and fitness advantages that come from [...]

Year of Fitness – Acclimating to Gym Life

Have you sworn to get serious about going to the gym, but something about the experience makes it too difficult? If that question brings up thoughts about how much you hate the gym, then there may be some reason for your aversion. Is it the intimidating people who look like they’ve never missed a workout day in their life? Or perhaps the oddly-shaped equipment makes you feel confused and out of place. Explore many of the greatest benefits to [...]

January 2019

Many Branches, Same Tree – Exploring the Types of Yoga

Have you ever tried a yoga class, and were you surprised at how different it was from classes you’ve done in the past? If so, you may have experienced some of the many types of yoga that are out there. While all of these types ultimately have the same roots, they provide completely different experiences for those who are practicing. These various types range from the fast-paced challenge of Vinyasa or power yoga to the more relaxing and breath-focused [...]

Next Level Yoga – Exploring the Advanced Poses

To most people, their yoga practice is seen as a relaxing yet invigorating activity that involves a  limited amount of challenge or exertion. But some yoga practitioners decide to take their practice as far as they can, challenging themselves to more difficult yoga routines, styles, and classes. While much of the same benefits can be achieved through easier poses, those who gain the skill to perform advanced poses inspire others with their remarkable skill and devotion to the art. [...]

December 2018

More than a Workout – The Epic History of Yoga

If you’ve participated in yoga classes, you’ve undoubtedly seen how yoga practice can be a highly active and life-changing experience, especially if you keep it consistent. But while sitting in the studio, you may have also seen statues of older yogis, mysterious scrolls and symbols adorning the walls, and you may have heard terminology you’re not familiar with. All of those idiosyncrasies suggest that yoga goes a lot deeper than a series of stretches and sequences. Discover more about [...]

Show Up Prepared With the Yoga Gear You’ll Love

With over 36 million practitioners in 2016 and more people trying it each year, yoga is one of the fastest growing physical activities in America. Whether you’re interested in the relaxing movements and breathing involved in kundalini style yoga, or the faster-paced workout of vinyasa-style, one thing is certain: You’ll want to show up with the proper yoga gear to get the most out of your experience. Discover more about fundamental yoga equipment and how it will benefit you [...]

November 2018

Beginning Yoga Training – The 6 Best Poses to Start With

Do you remember your first yoga class? For those who have some yoga experience, their first class is something they won’t soon forget. From the new ways of bending and twisting to all of the feelings that come from stretching muscles you didn’t know you had, there’s nothing quite like your first yoga session. If you haven’t yet experienced your first yoga class, this is the guide for you. Explore the yoga poses that are ideal for beginners to try [...]

A Spiritual Experience – Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

Have you practiced yoga or know someone who does? Yoga contains many benefits, but it also provides an unparalleled sense of well being for those who are dedicated to practicing it. While low impact and easy on your joints, yoga can help you build strength and increase flexibility. Discover all of the tips you need to start yoga practice and get the most out of it. What is Yoga and Where Does it Come From? Yoga is a series [...]

October 2018

Sweet Origins – The Sources of Popular Sugar Substitutes

Which is your favorite sweetener? Do you know if it comes from a plant source or if it’s a chemical derivative? Understanding where our food comes from is a trend that’s at an all-time height of popularity. People have spent over $40 Billion dollars on foods that are labeled organic, showing that the sources of our food are a vital concern to many. Sugar substitutes are another popular food that has a wide range of sources. From the monk [...]

Exploring 6 Upcoming Food Trends of 2019

In 2018, we saw a rise in trends like intermittent fasting, deliverable groceries, and using food as medicine. With diet and fitness industries at an all time height of popularity, only time will tell which food trends will survive and thrive in 2019. Join us for an exploration of some of the newest dietary trends that are likely to be the next big thing. Food Trends You’re Likely to See in 2019 While no one can predict the future, certain [...]