INLET YOGA BLOG

3 Ways to Practice Gratitude

Gratitude is a key way to turn negative thoughts into positive ones. Changing thought patterns through practicing gratitude can impact the physical, psychological and social aspects of a person's well-being. There are challenges to gratitude like narcissism,...

Open and Balance the Chakras Through the Energy of Sound

Chakras are swirling wheels of energy that are concentrated in the midline of the body, in the spinal column. These energy wheels are considered meeting points between the mind and body and are therefore an important aspect of being in balance. There are seven...

Transition to Fall With Awareness and Balance

As we transition from summer to fall we experience new, yet familiar, environmental sensations. The air smells different, the winds feel crisper and the days get shorter. It is a time to prepare for change and often evokes thoughts of sitting around a fire and...

Why Having a Yoga Community is Important

While it feels good to feel your energy flow with like minded individuals when practicing asana, yoga is so much more than that; yoga goes beyond the mat. An inspirational group of people can support and inspire you to keep moving forward both on and off the mat. ...

Benefits of a Consistent Yoga Practice

Not only can a consistent yoga practice lead to lasting results, it can help to prevent future problems. A regular yoga practice can help address mental and physical ailments and prevent future complications because it keeps your body and mind flexible and healthy....

Yoga For High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a common medical condition in the Western world and if left untreated can cause severe damage to the body in the form of heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, and even dementia. There is controversy over whether sustained stress leads to...

Yoga For Back Pain

Nearly everyone experiences back pain at one time or another. In the recent past, bed rest was the standard approach to healing back pain. However, with recent scientific discoveries, doctors are now recommending that people engage in gentle activity. An integrative...

What to Expect From Your First Yoga Class

Have you always thought about starting a practice and didn't know where to start? I remember my first class.  I was training for my first Biathlon. I knew I needed to stretch.  So I started my search looking for a class close to home.  I found one at a local community...

How to Embrace Nature to Balance Your Dosha

Engaging in outdoor sensory experiences is an important part of Ayurveda because it is believed to help heal the body and mind. Spending time and being mindful in nature can balance your dosha and promote well-being. Here are some examples of outdoor sensory...

5 Reasons to Get Outdoors

When is the last time you spent time outdoors? How did it feel? Did you feel energized and revitalized afterward? Surprisingly, although most Americans spend 90 percent of their time indoors, most feel their best after spending time outdoors. There are reasons why you...

Healthy Springtime Produce Picks

One indication of the connection that humans have with their environment is that Mother Nature knows what your body needs. Each season, she births nutritious foods that help you maintain optimal health. In our globalized world, harvesting occurs year-round and the...

How to Use Your Inner Light to Expand Your Intuition

The warm seasons are upon us and you may notice the days getting longer. As the light in your environment expands, so too does the light within yourself. This is the perfect time to recognize and be mindful of the serenity that external and internal light offer, to...