INLET YOGA BLOG

Ways to Cultivate Self-Love

Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate ALL things love, including yourself. Self-care and self-love are important to your overall well-being. This Valentine's Day, take time to nurture your heart and become your own valentine. Here are some suggestions for cultivating...

Welcome a Year of Infinite Possibility

Transitioning to a new year provides an opportunity to reevaluate the many areas that make up your life. It is a time to ask yourself, "Who am I? What do I want?" Consider the following as you welcome the New Year: Release the Old to Make Room for the New Resolve any...

Give the Gift of Presence this Holiday Season

It is easy to get distracted during the holiday season. Nostalgia kicks in and the mind drifts to memories of the past. In the next moment it moves to the future as it wonders how this year will unfold. It compares your seasonal festivities to others on social media....

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...