Tag: yoga

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Yoga Village Festivals

As the feature this month, we’re introducing our new YV Festival Blog, which we’ll keep updated with all the news about our adventures creating yoga festivals. St Pete Yoga Fest was a beautiful premier weekend with around 2000 particpants. Yoga Village is growing! The Sunken Gardens really is THAT beautiful, of course. And the opportunity...

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New Affiliate Locations!

Yoga Village is growing by leaps and bounds. We have two new affiliate locations in Saint Petersburg at Sunken Gardens and Unity Campus. All our members will be able to use their memberships or class passes to attend any class on the schedule. Click here for info on our memberships. Sunken Gardens classes are ready...

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What Is Yoga?

By Kerry Porter Wills Yoga has come to mean many things to many people. Our growing numbers attest to the growing interest of mainstream America. We are showing up for group classes in studios and gyms by the millions. We are buying videos, props, Eco-friendly mats and snazzy yoga pants. We want a yoga body...

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What Is Sadhana, Anyway?

You’ve probably seen it on the Saturday schedule: Sadhana, 4:45AM. What is sadhana and why on earth would anyone get up that early for it? Because it’s worth it!The Sanskrit word “sadhana” translates to ‘a daily spiritual practice’ and is usually done in the early morning hours. In her book “Kundalini Yoga, The Flow of...

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Yoga Is Not a Sport (At Least Not Yet)

Yoga is a non-competitive activity which one can pursue throughout life and its stages. However, to pick up a Yoga Journal or walk into your average Power Yoga class, many students get the impression that one must already be flexible and strong to practice. Yoga postures are only one aspect of practice. Flexibility and strength...

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Local Writer Blogs YV

A local blog writer, Terri Carr, and client at Yoga Village sent us this link to her recent post. She attended Lisa’s Tuesday class and wrote a complimentary piece about both Lisa and our studio. Check it out here.

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Reduce Stress: Do Yoga!

Why does practicing yoga makes us feel less stressed, not only for the rest of the day but sometimes for the rest of the week? Scientists are finding that yoga asanas, or postures, actually help to reduce the stress hormones that are produced by the adrenal glands, including epinephrine and norepinephrine. According to WebMD, yoga...