Posts Tagged ‘Moksha Yoga’

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Why We Fight For Water

350.org works around the world to prevent disastrous climate change. Our name signifies the safe level of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, 350 parts per million, but we are now over 400 ppm. 350.org has helped build a global movement behind the goal of transitioning the world beyond fossil fuels and embracing a renewable energy future. At heart of so much of our work is the need to protect our valuable water resources.

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What Does GROW YOUR YOGA mean?

This is our 9th annual Grow Your Yoga – a 30-day on and off-the-mat challenge. This may leave you wondering – what does it mean to Grow my Yoga? What does that look like? This post offers some answers and seeks to help make this collective challenge, a personal one as well.

I cant' do yoga because

I Can’t Do Yoga Because…

…I’m not flexible enough.
…I’m not strong enough.
…I don’t have very good balance.
…I don’t look good in Spandex.
…yoga is for sissies.
…I’ll feel like a clumsy oaf in a room full of people who know what they’re doing.

Many of these concerns are real and can feel legitimate to the person experiencing them; however, I believe that they all ultimately come from the basic fear of being judged. By others, by the teacher, and most damagingly, by themselves. Let’s look more closely, shall we?

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Savasana

Modo Yoga teacher, Andrew Jobes, talks about one of the most important yoga poses: savasana. Savasana (shah-VAH-sah-nah or shih-VAH-snah) is the final resting pose at the end of almost every yoga practice – including the Moksha/Modo Yoga series. Savasana is likely the first Sanskrit word learned by yoga students, and it often quickly becomes their… More details

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Speak Your Peace: The Global Campaign

Moksha/Modo Yoga’s Speak Your Peace campaign is supporting Pull-Together.ca this year, and our community fundraising goal is $65,000. To find out WHY, please read this very short and informative post from our friend Andrea Palframan at Pull-Together! http://pull-together.ca/speak-your-peace-the-global-campaign/ AND… if you’d like to donate directly, please visit our FUNDRAISING PAGE. Every little bit goes a… More details

SheKnows Interviews Jess Robertson

SheKnows Interviews Jess Robertson

If your favorite Bikram yoga class isn’t meeting your mind-body needs, head over to a Moksha yoga studio. We talked with Moksha Yoga co-founder Jessica Robertson to learn more about this form of cardiovascular hot yoga practice.

Jessica Robertson is the co-founder of Moksha Yoga, New Leaf Yoga Foundation…

What the Heck is Modo Yoga

What the heck is Modo Yoga?

Hot yoga junkies across the country may have been bewildered when they showed up to class at their Moksha Yoga studio this month and the sign had been replaced with one that read “Modo Yoga.”

But the studios, it turns out, haven’t really changed at all. The Canadian brand…