Entries by Jenny Baker

Let Yoga Enhance Your Favorite Summer Outdoor Activities

Yoga Poses for Outdoor Fun In a world where technology is king, it is vitally important to spend time away from screens and distractions and enjoy the peace and calm of the outdoors. Nature is magical with all its subtle beauty and endless adventure. Its peaceful sounds have a way of making stress melt away. […]

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Find Your Om Outdoors

Capital at Play Features Yoga in the Park Summer Series Just as yogis lengthen their limbs—arms, legs, fingers, and toes—with an intentional groan of muscles, so is the yoga industry expanding to accommodate more practitioners, products, concepts, and classes. As of 2018, some 36 million Americans practice yoga; between 2012 and 2016 alone, the number […]

Showing Gratitude for Our Local Environment

AYC Raises Awareness and Support for RiverLink “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson. The word gratitude is derived from the Latin […]

Join Together for International Day of Yoga

A Day of Celebration Throughout its long history, yoga has inspired and changed the lives of millions and continues to bring people together from across the globe. It is our universal language which has taught us gratitude, love, mindfulness and so many other values. We honor the principles and all the lessons yoga has given […]

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How to Deal with Student Injuries

Tips for Teaching a Low-Risk Class Written by AYC Instructor, Rosie Mulford As a yoga teacher, you will likely encounter a student who gets injured. If an injury arises during your class, it doesn’t necessarily mean you were the cause. Regardless, it is important to know how to be aware of potential injuries so that […]

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Take Your Practice with You While You Travel

Tips to Maintain Your Practice Wherever You Are It’s that time of year again for a busy summer season filled with all kinds of travel plans. Whether you’re traveling for work or for fun, don’t let your yoga practice fall by the wayside! Here are a few ways to make sure you’re keeping up with […]

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Light Up Your Root Chakra

Om Yoga & Lifestyle Magazine Feature Spring is the perfect opportunity to ignite the root chakra (muladhara) inside ourselves as a time of rebirth and new growth. The chakras manifest themselves as spinning wheels of energy that correspond to specific areas of the body. The human body consists of seven chakras which influence behaviors and […]