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The Truth About Coffee
The Truth about Coffee Coffee gets a back rap, especially among Yogi's. I am not going to tell you what's best for your body and your intentions, but as a coffee drinker, I am a proponent of coffee. Black coffee, that is. I enjoy the ritual of it all and appreciate the whole process - [...]
Best Spots for a Cocktail in Lisbon
Joining us in Portugal for our 100 hr. Advanced Module? You should definitely plan to spend a few days in Lisbon before or after the training. Here's a quick guide to the Best spots for a cocktail in Lisbon. Decadente Reminiscent of a hipster hangout in New York City, Decadente mixes up high-end drinks in [...]
Yoga Poses for a Strong Core
When asking for requests from my students in a Vinyasa class, there is usually at least one person who will ask for core work. Who doesn't want a strong core to look and feel good? While most active Yoga Pose involve core or better known as Uddiyana Bandha engagement, I have a few key pose [...]
What’s Your Travel Style?
Someone recently asked what all countries I've been to. I feel weird answering since I never wanted to have the "check off syndrome." You know when people refer to countries as being "done." "Oh I've done this place and we did that place..." I don't "do" countries, I try to experience them and delight my [...]
I used to teach a class in Philadelphia called Yoga Sculpt. I didn't create it, but took it over for someone else and having always been a gym rat, it quickly became one of my favorite classes to teach. Yoga sculpt incorporates 2-5 lb. hand weights in to your yoga practice which can help make [...]
Get to Know Sarah Walsh
At Drishti Yoga Teacher Training we pride ourselves on developing personal connections with our students. We figure you may want to know more about your instructors on a personal level too! Here's a little more about Sarah! 1.After relocating to San Francisco from NY. It looks like you have really been enjoying the great outdoors! [...]
Get to know Carri Uranga
At Drishti Yoga Teacher Training we pride ourselves on developing personal connections with our students. We figure you may want to know more about your instructors on a personal level too! Here's a little more about Carri! I was born in Texas and lived there 28 years. When I was 12 my family went on [...]
The “No Yoga” Yoga Sequence
When the Dr. told me the Plantar Fasciitis and the damaged tissue surrounding my heel spur needed to heal, therefore "No Yoga" for 2 weeks, I knew I really wouldn't follow that exact order. I actually didn't plan to do much yoga in the next couple weeks anyway. The reality is I just moved to [...]
Yogi or Athlete?
Yogi or Athlete? Can you be both? Carri talks about her 18 year battle with Plantar Fasciitis. I first got Plantar Fasciitis after starting to play soccer again as an adult. Through college I worked and went to school full time which didn't leave a lot of room for recreational activities. As soon as I [...]
New York Yoga Deals!
We all know New York is an expensive place to live, but practicing Yoga in the city doesn't have to be an expensive endeavor. Most studios have New Student Specials or introductory rates that give you an opportunity to see if you jive with their yoga community. Here's a break down of some popular studio [...]