Closed vs. Open Hips in Yoga Poses

When practicing yoga, you may hear different cues regarding the position of your hips: "square your hips", "stack your hips", "keep your hips even", etc. What do these cues really mean and is there a difference? Closed Hips To understand this position of the hips, stand in Mountain Pose with your feet parallel and feel … Continue reading Closed vs. Open Hips in Yoga Poses

DIY Yoga Mat Cleaner

Many of my students have asked me what I use to clean my yoga mat, so here it is! I use this mixture of essential oils because it is known as the "allergy blend", full of antiviral, antiseptic, antibacterial, antihistamine & antifungal properties. Think of how frequently your skin comes in contact with your yoga … Continue reading DIY Yoga Mat Cleaner