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September Studio News – New Beginnings

September 10, 2010 / Announcements

Dear Yogis and Yoginis, September, just like January, is quite symbolic when it comes to a fresh start. A new school year is starting, the leaves are changing, a new season arrives. No matter where you are in your life right now, you have a chance to create a brand new day, a new beginning…. Read More

August Studio News

August 7, 2010 / Announcements

Inner Power Yoga August Studio News Dear Yogis and Yoginis, For most of us, the reason we started coming to class was purely physical. We wanted to have stronger arms and defined abs, open hips and more mobile shoulders, cure that nagging low back discomfort, lose the extra weight in the middle. Feeling better about… Read More

July Studio News

July 2, 2010 / Announcements

Dear Yogis and Yoginis, It’s hard to believe that we are already starting the second half of 2010! Seems like it was yesterday that were enjoying “Winter Wonderland,” blanketed by several feet of snow, and now summertime is here! Warm afternoons spent by the pool, cook-outs with friends and family, and hopefully a more relaxed… Read More

Tangibility

May 28, 2010 / Announcements

What moves you? An inspirational quote, an unexpected victory, a heartwarming story? Recently I had the pleasure of judging a high school oratorical contest. Despite their nervousness, each contestant took the assigned topic, wrapped themselves around it and presented it to the audience like a gift. I was instantly moved. To put aside fear and… Read More

Stepping in to Change

March 26, 2010 / Announcements

Change, it occurs in and around us on so many levels.  The most obvious of course is the change that affects our senses and emotions immediately and can make us very uncomfortable along the way.  It is often not long after the uncomfortable period ends that our situation improves and we quickly forget the discomfort. … Read More

Light on Yin

February 28, 2010 / Announcements

When I was asked to write a blog about Yin yoga, I wanted more than anything to shed some light on this lovely practice.  I could probably write several pages on the what, how, and why of Yin yoga, however writing a book is very different than writing a blog!  The intention for this blog… Read More

The Movie Avatar: Talking “Yoga”

February 24, 2010 / Announcements

Somewhere between Snowcapolypse and Round II, cabin fever got the best of me and I scooted over to the cinema to see the movie Avatar.  Rich with imagery as fantastic as anything I could imagine, what I found especially striking was the language.  They were talking yoga!  Intended or not, the language we hear in… Read More

I Heart Yoga! How Yoga Benefits Your Heart

February 16, 2010 / Announcements

If you’ve been to a class at IPY, you’ve invariably heard the instruction, “lead with the heart, lift the heart, open the heart.” Why do we say these things so much? The answer is simple, the reasons are many. It’s just good for your heart to do so. When you practice yoga, a number of… Read More

February Studio News

February 9, 2010 / Announcements

Dear yogis and yoginis, Do you remember the reason you first stepped onto your mat? Perhaps a friend dragged you to a studio, or you had some extra time after running on the treadmill and a yoga class was just starting in your gym. What did you think? If you are like most of us,… Read More

Haiti Relief and Other Announcements

January 18, 2010 / Announcements

In response to last week’s devastating earthquake in Haiti, we have decided to collect donations for the Doctors Without Borders Emergency Relief Fund at our Yoga Day USA class on January 23 at 11:30a. See the IPY site for more details about this special class with Jessica. If you are not able to make it… Read More