We are bombarded all day long with external stimulation. Savasana is the one time in a yoga class where all external stimulation ceases. It is a very powerful practice to go within and be silent. This is where the real healing and transformation occur.Read More
Do you suffer from insomnia? Stress and anxiety? Racing thoughts? Depression and Fatigue?
Yoga Nidra is a sleep-based guided meditation designed to nourish and revitalize body, mind and spirit. During the meditation, you will be supported by the use of blankets, bolsters and blocks to allow the body to rest comfortably. Once the body is at the ease, the mind follows.
Read the full post to see what others are saying about Yoga Nidra with Tara.Read More
A few weeks back, I attended the Sing Out Loud Music Festival in St. Augustine. This was a weekend showcase of great music all over the city. Standing in the same spot for hours in the heat was challenging, albeit worth it in the end to see such great bands perform live right in front of you. This inspired me to come up with a yoga sequence that would help with all the standing in one spot for hours on end.Read More
I’ve found that by moving slow, with intent, has taken me deeper into a moving meditation. When I lie down in Savasana or meditation, I attain much more calmness, clarity and stillness, then when I don’t otherwise.Read More
Meditation allows you the space to choose how to respond to any given situation which arises. Instead of ignorantly reacting, a consistent meditation practice helps to train the mind in slowing down, stepping back, and discerning what is really true.Read More
When I meditate, I will imagine the two sides of my body. Starting at the back of the head, at the occipital ridge, I bring my awareness to the even distribution of weight between the two sides. Working down, I will sense my shoulder blades and even them out, hip bones, etc., until my body is resting comfortably on the floor, the points that make contact evenly making contact with the earth.Read More
Since graduating from yoga teacher training, I’ve been trying to build my brand, get my name out there, and establish myself as a successful yoga teacher. I envision teaching to sold out crowds, flying around the globe hosting retreats, workshops and conferences. But after two and a half years of constant hustle, I find that I am struggling to fill up classes and get teaching gigs.Read More
Stay cool this summer with three pranayama practices that can be done anywhere on or off the mat.Read More